Robin Bledsoe Park
Robin Bledsoe Park is a 16-acre park with illuminated multifunctional synthetic turf fields, a playscape, swimming pool, splash pad, pavilion (for hire), BBQ grill, refreshments, bathrooms, lighted outdoor basketball court, amphitheater, drinking fountain, and walking route.
Robin Bledsoe Park is located at 601 S. Bagdad Road, slightly south of Hero Way West and north of Crystal Falls Parkway.
Park hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Junior Olympic-size pool has a steady slope from 3 feet in the shallow end to 12 feet in the well under the diving board. The pool area also has shade structures and deck chairs. A handicap pool lift is provided upon request.
Pool passes may be bought at the Robin Bledsoe Pool during regular public swim hours. Pass holders will be asked to present identification when entering the pool.
Rules for the Bledsoe Pool
- The maximum capacity is 150 people.
- Anyone accessing the water must wear adequate swimwear. Cutoffs, jeans, and sports shorts are not permitted in the pool.
- There is no running permitted.
- Except in approved zones, diving is prohibited.
- There is no loitering permitted near the lifeguard stations.
- Children who are unable to swim the length of the pool independently must be within an adult’s body length of the supervising adult.
- Minors under the age of 12 must pass a swim test performed by pool officials in order to use the diving well.
- All minors under the age of 12 must be accompanied at all times by a competent individual aged 16 or older.
- Swim diapers are essential for youngsters who are not potty trained. Regular diapers are not permitted in the pool.
- Only lifejackets authorized by the US Coast Guard are permitted in the pool facilities.
- There are no glass containers permitted in the pool areas.
- No smoking is permitted within 15 feet of the walled pool area.
- Grills are not permitted on the property.
- No alcoholic beverages, illicit substances, guns, or pyrotechnics are permitted.
- Abusive or vulgar language will not be allowed.
- Pets are not permitted in the pool areas, save for assistance animals for those with developmental or physical impairments.
- Lifeguard orders must be followed at all times by patrons.
Swimsuits that are appropriate
- According to the Bledsoe Pool guidelines, suitable swimwear must be worn at all times. Please see the accompanying paper for a visual depiction.
- Approved: one and two piece swimsuits, swim diapers, swim briefs, swim jammers, board shorts, short and long sleeve rash guards, wetsuits, religious swimwear
- Non-swimshirts, athletic shorts, compression shorts, running shorts, sports bras, demin shorts, undergarments, non-swim diapers, exposing swimwear/thongs are all prohibited.
The zero-depth splash pad is intended to be a safe and enjoyable spot for even the smallest swimmers to cool off from the heat! This area has a range of water features and interactive components, ranging from ground sprays to above buckets.
The splash pad will be open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from the first weekend in April to the final weekend in October.
Splash Pad Guidelines:
- Swimsuits are necessary.
- There are no glass containers permitted.
- There will be no jousting.
- Please be cautious as damp areas might be slippery.
- Swim diapers are essential for youngsters who are not toilet trained.
- All youngsters under the age of ten require adult supervision.
- The Splash Pad will not have a lifeguard on duty. Please use at your own risk.
- No cleats, bikes, scooters, skateboards, skates, or other play equipment are permitted inside the gates.
- Grills are not permitted within the gates.
- Except for assistance animals, no pets are allowed inside the gates.
- The splash pad may be closed at any moment for repair without prior notice from the Parks and Recreation Department.
- There is no food or drink allowed on the splash pad. Food and beverages will only be permitted at picnic tables. When your rental reservation is finished, you must dispose of any waste.
Leander Parks and Recreation
Leander Parks & Recreation manages and maintains seven parks (180 acres). A junior Olympic-size swimming pool, water playscape, 2 lighted multi-purpose athletic fields, lighted basketball court, 4 soccer/football fields, softball/baseball fields, amphitheater, trails, picnic areas, 3 pavilions, skate park, disc golf course, 4 playscapes, 5 restrooms, and one concession building are among the facilities.
Leander Parks and Recreation also provides recreation programs and special events such as: Concert Series, Movies in the Park, Holiday Tree Lighting (and Christmas Tree Recycling after Christmas), Kite Festival, Spring Egg-Stravaganza, Liberty Fest, Bluegrass Festival, Active Adult Day Trips, Children’s Spring and Summer Day Camps, Fitness Classes, and Public Swimming and Swim Lessons.
Many of our neighbors and visitors like the unusual blend of Texas Hill Country living in the urban Austin metropolitan zone, replete with spectacular landscapes, animals, and rivers. It was the fastest-growing city in the United States between 2018 and 2019, being a suburb just north of Austin and part of the Greater Austin metropolitan region.
Leander is located about 22 miles northwest of Austin, near the intersection of Ranch to Market Road 2243 and US Route 183. Georgetown is 5 miles east on Route 2243.
According to the City of Leander, the entire area of Leander is 34.08 square miles (88.3 km2). There is no water everywhere in the region.
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