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FY20 Proposed Budget Information.
August 2019 UPdate.
Mosquito Fogging Scheduled for Thursday, August 15.
Council looking for public input regarding possible short-term rental prohibition.
UPFD awarded prestigious Best Practices Recognition.
City Council approves Miracle Mile concept design.
City Council Meeting - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, August 21 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.
Wednesday, August 28 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.
Sunday, September 8 at noon - Doggie Splash Day at the Holmes Aquatic Center.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - City Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - City Council Meeting
The Holmes Aquatic Center is located at 3501 Lovers Lane within Curtis Park. The complex offers a 50-meter pool, a giant water slide, 3-and 1-meter diving boards and a walk-in ramp to aid handicapped accessibility. A separate pool, with an aerated fountain and shaded area is available for younger children.
Adjacent to the existing children's pool and approximately 1,500 square feet in size, a zero-depth sprayground automatically distributes water to more than 25 spray and water features so that younger children can safely spray, splash and slosh the day away.
The complex is open from May 25th through Labor Day. The facility is available for University Park residents and those who reside in the Highland Park Independent School District only.
A full program guide for the Holmes Aquatic Center (HAC) can be found here: 2019 HAC Guide
For questions regarding the city's aquatic facility, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department office at 214-987-5488.
The Holmes Aquatic Center is available to residents of University Park, and those who reside within the HPISD.
To enter, you must provide proof of residency such as a driver license or current utility bill at the gate upon entrance.
The cost for daily admission to the pool is $5 for everyone ages six (6) and older. We also offer a reduced entry rate of $3 to our active military residents with a valid ID.
Summer pool passes are also available. The purchase of a season pass covers your admission fees for the full pool season. Pricing and purchase information for our summer pool passes is listed below. We hope to make buying your summer pool pass easier than ever before! Please be sure to read all the way down to find out how and where you can get your Summer 2019 Pool Pass!
If you have had passes with us before, then you simply need to renew your family's existing passes. Renewals can be completed online or by mail.
ID Cards - Please Read Carefully
ID cards will now be printed EACH year for ALL pass holders. ID cards must be presented for entry each time you visit the pool. Passes are valid only for the person whose name and photo appears on the card. Photos can be done in person at the time of the purchase, or by email. Unless otherwise specified, we will use the photo we have on file for each passholder in your family. Email Address for Pool Pass Photos: firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate in your email who each photo is for.
If you renew online or by mail prior to the pool season, your ID cards will be mailed to your home. Once the pool is open for the summer, cards will be available for pick-up from the cashier at the HAC.
To renew online, you will need your user name and password to access the system. If you are unsure of your login info, please contact the Parks & Recreation office at 214-987-5488.
CLICK HERE to Renew your passes online!
Renew by Mail
If you prefer to mail in your renewal, download and complete the form, enclose with your payment, and mail to:
First time pool applicants must come in person to purchase pool passes. Locations and office hours are listed below when passes are sold at the Peek Service Center, City Hall, and the UP Public Library. Proof of residency is required to purchase pool passes. We ask that you bring (2) forms of residency such as a drivers' license, utility bill, or lease/home contract. ID cards will be issued for each person in your family purchasing a pass. Once your account has been set up, pictures can be done in person, or by email.
4420 Worcola Street
Dallas, TX 75206
Mondays - Fridays
8383 Preston Center Plaza, #200
Dallas, TX 75205
Tuesdays - Thursdays
Holmes Aquatic Center
3501 Lovers Lane
University Park, TX 75225
Tuesdays & Thursdays (June Only)
If you have additional questions about the Holmes Aquatic Center or pool passes, please visit the Pool Pass FAQs page, or contact Parks & Recreation at 214-987-5488.
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