Aquatics Department

Aquatic facilities (Gonzalez Pool and Sams Pool) are temporarily closed.  

Aquatic programs and events are postponed.

This postponement is in effect until further notice.  We thank you for your patience  as we closely monitor the situation.

At this time pended programs include:
  •  Public swimming at city pools,
  • The Learn to Swim Lessons
  • Wellness Programs, such as lap swimming and water aerobics
  • Swim Team Practices,
  • Pool Rentals and Events

For more information, please visit,

You may also call Mr. Sigifredo Zavala, Aquatic and Compliance Coordinator at (956) 547-6856 or email




Swim-Kids-Swim-Brownsville-TexasThe City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department offers affordable aquatics programs and amenities to swimmers of all ages and abilities.  Our aquatics facilities are open to the public during the summer months.  

Look forward to safe aquatic activities such as swim lessons, swim team (TAAF), lap swimming, and Aqua Aerobics. 

The City of Brownsville currently operates 2 public pools located at two separate parks in the city  Sams Pool at Dean Porter Park and Gonzalez Pool at Gonzalez Park.  

Public Pool hours  TBD

Sams Pool  & Splash Pad

501 E. Ringgold Street

Gonzalez Pool

34 Tony Gonzalez Drive

For more information, please contact Aquatics and Compliance Coordinator Sigifredo Zavala at 956-547-6856 or via email at


The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department's outdoor swimming pools:  Sams Pool and Gonzalez Pool are open to the public during the summer months.