THE TEXAS POOL Summer Season runs
from Memorial Day through Labor Day 

The Texas Pool is available year round for private events.
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As Featured in the Dallas Morning News: Historic Texas Pool



Welcome to The Texas Pool in Plano, TTX

The historic Texas Pool is a nonprofit, membership supported, community pool shaped like the great State of Texas. Membership is open to the general public; members are not required to live in the neighborhood or even in Texas to join. The Texas Pool is maintained and managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Texas Pool Foundation is a 501c3 registered charity. 

Established in 1961, the Texas Pool has been providing legendary fun and fitness for generations.  Sign aboard for a saltwater summer destination you'll never forget.        Swim across Texas!

The Texas Pool is currently featured in D Magazine "Get Wet and Wild" and in  Plano Magazine, "a guide to the Good Stuff!." Find the Texas Pool on the San Antonio Home Page,  in the Plano Star CourierUSA TodayTexas Monthly and on TV Channel 33. The Texas Pool has been featured on KVIL and KLIF radio stations. 

  • • 168,000-gallon saltwater pool
  • • Diving board, 2 water slides and center island
  • • Shallow wading area in "South Texas" for small children and parents 
  • • Family friendly, welcoming atmosphere with legendary historic ambiance
  • • Certified Lifeguard team and a Jr. Lifeguard program for youth ages 13-14
  • • Kids 10+ can be dropped off to swim without parents after passing a basic swim test
  • • Water and beach volleyball  (Beach Volleyball games every Tuesday night at 6:30)
  • • Visit the Snack Bar or bring in your own picnic food, and coolers with nonalcoholic beverages
  • • BBQ grills and picnic tables are available for your use
  • • Family Hot Dog Night, Movie Nights
  • * 20% off Memberships for Veterans, Active Duty Military, Police and Firefighters
  • • Community events: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and National Night Out
  • * Complimentary WiFi for Time Warner customers
  • Little Free Library and Chess Team
  • * Texas Gulf Coast Murals created by Cherokee Nation Certified Artist, Molly Brewer

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" There is a community sweetness about the Texas Pool." " It is laid back, homey."  "The lifeguards and staff are GREAT!! Lifeguards were respectful and nice, tuned in to the kids." "I like that we are supporting a nonprofit, that we have have an opportunity for involvement."

2015 Texas Pool Back-to-School News & Events

For a detailed listing of calendar events, view our monthly calendar here.

The Texas Pool’s Little Free Library
The Texas Pool has been the fortunate recipient of a Little Free Library kit donated by the Richardson Friends of the Library. The Free Library is located at entry to the facility, outside the front gates, and is open year round. Take a book. Read a book, Leave a book. Help promote public literacy at the Texas Pool.

Tuesdays at 6:30 PM Sand Volleyball Game
Pick up games on Tuesday evenings. All levels welcome. So get your game on and join the fun on the Texas Pool Beach Volleyball court.

(Texas Pool aerial view photograph by David Woo courtesy of the Dallas Morning News)