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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Evergreen and Elaine Wood Therapy Pool Opening Monday, May 11

Evergreen and Therapy Pool Re-opening

Starting Monday, May 11th the Evergreen & Elaine Wood Therapy Pools will re-open to members only for Lap swimming and Therapy pool recreation with adjusted hours.

Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tuesday – Thursday 6:15 pm-8:30 pm

Saturday – 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Sunday - 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Lap swimmers and therapy pool users can reserve a lane up to 24 hours in advance by calling the Evergreen phone: 713-662-8284


Mon-Fri Swimming time blocks available:

7:00 am – 8:00 am

8:15 am – 9:15 am

9:30 am – 10:30 am

10:45 am – 11:45 am

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Tues-Thurs Swimming time blocks available:

6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday Swimming time blocks available:

10:00 am – 11:00 am

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Sunday Swimming time blocks available:

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

There is a 15-minute space between swim time blocks to allow swimmers to pack dry and exit to the facility and allows for lifeguards to clean and disinfect before the next swimmer time block.

We will only accept credit card payment at this time to ensure there is no contact between staff and patrons.

Evergreen Big Pool Social Distancing Rules to use the Pool

  • Lap Swim Only
  • Lane reservations will be accepted 24 hours in advance
  • No more than 8 people at a time
  • 1 swimmer per lane(8 lanes available)
  • Swimmers required to start on opposite sides. Example lane 1 starts on the left side, lane 2 on the right side, lane 3 on the left side, lane 4 on the right side etc…
  • Showers and lockers not available for use.
  • Toilets and hand washing available.

Therapy Pool

  • No more than 2 people at a time
  • Lane reservations will be accepted 24 hours in advance
  • 1 swimmer per lap lane.
  • Showers and lockers not available for use.
  • Toilets and hand washing available.

Swim Instructors and Contractors

  • No Contractors or Instructional swim lessons on hold until further notice.

PT Staff Requirements for returning to work

  • Lifeguard Employees must report to the fire station to be tested before the start of their workday.
  • Lifeguards are required to wear face coverings

Please visit www.bellairetx.gov/720/Aquatics for more information. 

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