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Forest Park Pool

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Forest Park Pool, the oldest Fort Worth aquatics facility, was the last of the city's seven pools to shut down due to budget and maintenance issues in 2010. Thanks to the backing of the Radler Foundation and local engineering firms, Forest Park Pool is making waves again.

About the renovation

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The city, with assistance from The Radler Foundation, chose to reopen Forest Park pool for the 2013 swim season due to its status as the pool with the most public use in Fort Worth’s inventory.

The Radler Foundation provided a $500,000 grant for the repair of Forest Park Pool, and the city put in $330,000 from capital reserve funds.

The city contracted with Mark IV Construction in the amount of $661,264.95 for the repairs.

Repairs

  • Replace pool liner
  • Replace slide
  • Replace 1M diving board
  • Replace all valves and piping in mechanical enclosure
  • Replace filtration valves and media material
  • Modify accessibility to bath house
  • Improve site drainage
  • Improve parent viewing/supervision areas, larger with shade
  • Improve site circulation

Donors

This project was made possible by monetary and professional services donations from the following organizations:

  • The Radler Foundation
  • Elements of Architecture
  • Mark IV Construction Group
  • Torres Engineering
  • RL Woods (structural engineering)
  • Evolving (civil engineering & planning)
  • K&K Associates

Location

2850 Forest Park Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Phone:
817-924-8248

Hours and Prices

2014 Season Dates:
May 24-26
May 31-June 1
June 7-Aug. 24
Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Hours:
1-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday

Price:
$3 (age 17 and under)
$4 (age 18 and older)

Passbooks (30 visits):
$67.50 (age 17 and under)
$90 (age 18 and older)
Not valid for groups

Donations

Give Forest Park Pool the backing it needs to stay open for future seasons. Your support makes continued operation of Forest Park Pool possible.

Make a donation

To donate by mail, send checks payable to "City of Fort Worth, Texas" to:

Forest Park Pool Fundraiser
c/o District 9 Office
1000 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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