|"Ahh! That water is COLD!"|
|Just chillin' under the trees|
The pool has a shallow end which was great for us, since the little one doesn't know how to swim. Because it is a naturally fed and natural bottom pool, the surface is slick with algae and there are tadpoles and schools of fish swimming amongst everyone. Eli loved "ice skating" on the rocky surface and enjoyed watching the fish near the rocky beach at the end of the shallow end.
Towards the end of our stay. We dried in the sun as we laid on our towels, watched the passersby and people jump off the spring board. Our two hour stay was well worth it and we had such a great time! We will definitely be back.
Things to remember:
- Bring cash as it is a "cash only" establishment.
- You cannot bring a picnic, cooler, food, or glass into the pool area. Plan on eating before or pack a picnic and find a spot in Zilker Park. You may bring in plastic water bottles, however.
- Bring water shoes. I had learned this years ago in my teen years when swimming in New Braunfels, furry river bottoms creep me out! The shoes give you good traction on the slippery rock bottom.
- Lay out and chill out for a while. It is a great place to people watch. Eli enjoyed watching everyone take turns on the springboard and couldn't peel his eyes off a girl with lavender hair. Who knows, maybe someone will bring a guitar and serenade you as you bathe in the sun.