New Pool and Indoor/Outdoor Water Slide Opening at Carpenter Park Recreation Center

Updated on 11/2:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Plano Parks and Recreation Department has announced it will postpone the opening of the new indoor pool at Carpenter Park Recreation Center. The special dedication ceremony and grand opening of the City’s newest pool has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 28th, starting at 6:00 p.m.


A new pool featuring one of North Texas’ only indoor/outdoor water slides will open soon. Plano Parks and Recreation Department is holding a special dedication ceremony for the grand opening of the City’s newest pool at Carpenter Park Recreation Center on Tuesday, Nov. 7th, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Carpenter Park Recreation Center’s new indoor/outdoor slide // photo courtesy Plano Parks and Recreation

The public is invited to stick around after the ceremony and be among the first to swim (for free!) in the new indoor facility, which boasts fun features for the entire family. Construction on the 12,325-square-foot addition began in January 2017. The new facility offers four lap lanes for adult exercise, as well as a toddler zone with slide and other kid-friendly water features. Other amenities include:

· A current channel
· Party room
· A 21-foot slide that starts inside the building, winds its way outside and back inside.
· ADA compliant pool access
· Large tinted windows for natural sunlight

“As Plano’s first recreation center, Carpenter Park Recreation Center has served generations of Plano residents since it opened in 1990, and this new pool will help continue to meet the needs of this growing community,” said Colette Hall, Recreation Services Superintendent, Plano Parks and Recreation.

Open swim time is free with a recreation membership or visitors can pay a daily fee of $6 for adults and $3 for children.

Carpenter Park Rec Center >

This information was provided in a press release from Plano Parks and Recreation.

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