10 Austin Swimming Pools to Check Out This Summer

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You probably already know about iconic swimming spots like Barton Springs or Deep Eddy, but where else can Austinites swim? We’ve gathered 10 swimming pools around Austin to help you beat the Summer heat! The majority of Austin’s pools are free to enter which makes them great places for friends and family to gather.Do you know someone looking for a …

Taking Care of What We’ve Got: Important Maintenance in Austin’s Parks

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Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for picnics in the park, hanging by the pool, and all the outdoor fun that summer brings. To have all of that fun though, our parks and pools need to be taken care of. A perfect example is the Barton Creek Greenbelt, an Austin favorite, that will be …

8 Austin Recreation Centers You Should Check Out

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Recreation Centers are wonderful resources for their surrounding communities because of their ability to host a wide variety of programming and activities! Whether you’re looking for an indoor basketball gymnasium, an afternoon dance class or a place to swim in the Summer months, there’s an Austin recreation center that has what you need. While you’re here, check out what Austin …

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10 Outdoor & Indoor Basketball Courts in Austin

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Hey y’all! This blog was orginially written in May 2019, but was refreshed in March 2020! We’ll continute make updates to keep you in the loop on the best courts in town. Looking for a place to shoot some hoops, play some pick up games, or work on your 3-pointer? We’ve gathered 10 of our favorite parks, recreation centers, and …

2018 ACL Music Festival & C3 Presents Donate $5.1 Million Toward Austin Parks

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C3 Presents has released the 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival Economic Impact Report, announcing a $264.6 million contribution to Austin’s economy last year alone, the equivalent of close to 3,000 full-time jobs.  This figure represents a $10 million increase over the 2017 event ($255 million). Since 2006, ACL Fest has generated nearly two billion dollars ($1.965 billion) for the …