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El Paso water parks, pools reduce hours as school year starts

El Paso's Chapoteo water park.
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El Paso's Chapoteo water park.

EL PASO, Texas – As many El Paso area school kids are headed back to the classrooms, officials announced they are reducing hours at city-owned water parks and county-operated swimming pools.

With the earlier start to the school year, city and county leaders believe there will be a reduced demand among families for water recreation.

As of Aug. 2, City of El Paso water parks will limit the weekly hours of each park - with all four parks still operating on the weekends, while all El Paso County pools will only be open Saturdays and Sundays with two swim sessions.

Below are a list of the water parks and swimming pools with their updated days and hours of operation...

Water Parks

  • Camp Cohen - open Mondays 1PM-6PM
  • Oasis - open Tuesdays 1PM-6PM
  • Chapoteo - open Wednesdays 1PM-6PM
  • Lost Kingdom - open Thursdays 1PM-6PM
  • All water parks - open Fridays, 4PM-8PM, Saturdays & Sundays, 11AM-6PM

Swimming Pools

  • Ascarate Aquatics Center - open Saturdays & Sundays, 12PM-2PM & 3PM-5PM
  • Gallegos Pool - open Saturdays & Sundays, 12PM-2PM & 3PM-5PM
  • Veterans Pool (Fabens) - open Saturdays & Sundays, 12PM-2PM & 3PM-5PM
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Jim Parker

Jim Parker is the Director of Digital Content for ABC-7.

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