Oak Point Aquatic Facility to Feature Dual-Entry Wave Pool

New Oak Point Recreation Center aquatic facility // rendering courtesy City of Plano
New Oak Point Recreation Center aquatic facility // rendering courtesy City of Plano

When renovations to Oak Point Recreation Center’s swimming area are complete, the City of Plano will be the first municipality in the country to feature a dual-entry wave pool. Slated to be complete in spring 2022, a new-and-improved aquatic facility will be open for next year’s Memorial Day weekend celebration.

In addition to the dual-entry wave pool, features of the new recreation area include a splash pad, elevated play structure, family leisure pool, shade structures, rentable cabanas and a concessions area. The wave pool will have zero-depth entry at both ends, and a maximum depth of 42 inches, making the swimming pool safer for new swimmers and small children. The entire facility is designed to be accessible to patrons of all ages and abilities, including wheelchair users.

In the 2017 bond referendum, Plano voters approved $10 million for the project. Two public meetings were held and a community-wide survey was conducted in 2019 to ensure that the community would be satisfied by the final result. Oak Point Recreation Center will remain open during construction, but some of the parking spaces will be unavailable.

This new outdoor pool will join a plethora of aquatic recreation areas that the City of Plano has incorporated into the community, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools at Carpenter Park Recreation Center, Harry Rowlinson Natatorium, Jack Carter Pool, Liberty Recreation Center, Plano Aquatic Center and Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center.

Oak Point Recreation Center is located at 6000 Jupiter Rd.

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