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Lasker Park Community Pool

Galveston, TX

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In August 2017, the City of Galveston celebrated the grand opening of Galveston’s first community swimming pool. A historic moment for the city, the $4.1 million project provides its residents with a state-of-the-art facility, which includes a recreational pool with a kid-friendly play structure and a body slide, as well as an eight-lane short course pool for fitness, wellness, and competition swimming.

 

Pool Type

Outdoor 25 Yard

Outdoor Leisure

Project Type

Parks and Recreation

Project Service

Design Services

Status

Completed 2017

Architect

Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc.

Project Amenities

This new addition to the Galveston Parks System will give the city the ability to offer aquatic fitness classes and swimming lessons and will also provide the opportunity to offer safety courses, such as first aid, CPR, and lifeguard training.

Funding for the project was provided by the Industrial Development Corporation, Better Parks for Galveston, a grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife, the Neighborhood Revitalization Fund, and numerous foundation grants and private donations.

4,500 sq. ft. Lap Pool

Eight 25-yard lap lanes w/ starting platforms

Stair entry

Water volleyball

Water basketball

4,500 sq. ft. Leisure Pool

Zero-depth entry

Stair entry

Waterslide

Tot slide

Play structure & various spray features

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