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Posted on: June 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center and Wiggins Pool to open for the season

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City of Brownwood pools are set to reopen for season with additional safety precautions and 50% occupancy.

City of Brownwood pools are set to reopen for season with additional safety precautions and 50% occupancy.

As of the revised June 3, 2020 “Minimum Standard Health Protocols” the outdoor swimming pools may operate up to 50% of the normal operating limits. The Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center occupancy capacity is 424 people, so 50% would be limiting the pool to 212 people at this time. Wiggins Pool has an occupancy capacity of 240 people, so 50% would limit this pool to 120 people.

The CIty of Brownwood is currently following the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention – for Public Pools.

  • Cleaning and Disinfection surfaces of restrooms, diaper-changing stations, showers, door handles, lounge chairs, handrails, slides, and tables. We will have cleaning and disinfections done daily prior to each of the daily swim sessions.
  • Encourage all, staff, patrons, and swimmers to wash their hands often and cover their coughs and sneezes.
  • We will post symptoms of possible COVID-19 for all employees to view with the understanding that if the employee feels any of the listed symptoms, they are to notify their supervisor quickly. All employees will have a temperature check upon arrival to work, with those greater than or equal to 99.9 degrees Fahrenheit not allowed to work unless they have a doctor’s note.
  • Employees will be instructed on proper safety protocols of cleaning the facility.
  • Modified Layouts by changing deck layouts to ensure that in the standing and seating areas, individuals can remain at least 6 feet apart they don’t live with in the same household.

WIGGINS POOL HOURS – Tentative opening Friday, June 12th

  • Closed on Monday’s
  • Tuesday thru Sundays – 2:00 pm till 5:45 pm

CAMP BOWIE FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER – Tenative opening June 13th

  •  Closed on Monday’s
  • Morning Session Closed until Lifeguard Certification is Completed (June 26th)
  • Tuesday & Thursday Evening – 2:15pm till 8:00pm
  • Wednesday & Friday & Saturday – 2:15pm till 5:45pm
  • Sunday – 1:00pm till 6:00pm
  • Once Morning Sessions are re-opened it will be Tuesday thru Saturday from 10:15am till 1:45pm. 

 For detailed hours, pavilion rental, rules, and additional information go to

<iframe src="" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" allowfullscreen></iframe><p><a href="">Visit the Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center</a> from <a href="">City of Brownwood</a> on <a href="">Vimeo</a>.</p>

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