City Pools Set to Open Memorial Day Weekend HPD and Parks Department to Announce New Partnership

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner together with the Houston Police Department (HPD) and the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) will announce the start of a new partnership to engage Houston youth. The Houston Police Department through its Police Activities League (PAL) will take an active role in providing impactful recreation, sports and enrichment opportunities for youth in Houston parks this summer. Details of the partnership will be made in conjunction with the release of opening dates for City of Houston pools on May 21, 2018 at Moody Park pool (3201 Fulton, 77009).


Mayor Sylvester Turner

Steve Wright, Director Houston Parks and Recreation Department

Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner


Pool Openings and New HPD Partnership Announcement


Monday, May 21, 2018

12:00 p.m.


Moody Park Pool

1201 Fulton, 77009

The City of Houston Summer Pool Season begins Memorial Day weekend and runs from May 26–August 10, 2018. Pools operate Tuesday through Sunday (1:00 pm-8:00 pm) and are closed on Mondays for regular maintenance. The Fall Pool season runs from August 11–September 5, 2018 and are open Saturday and Sunday only (1:00 pm–8:00 pm). Holiday hours include Memorial Day Weekend May 26-May 28 (1:00 pm–8:00 pm), Independence Day July 4 (1:00 pm–5:00 pm), and Labor Day September 3 (1:00 pm–5:00 pm).

About the Houston Parks and Recreation Department - The Houston Parks and Recreation Department (H.P.A.R.D.) stewards and manages over 37,851 acres of parkland and greenspace for the City of Houston and develops and implements recreational programming for citizens of all abilities. For more information on the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, call (832) 395-7022 or visit