Austin residents splash into the new year at Barton Springs Pool
This New Year tradition reportedly started in 1920 with a Canadian swimming group. Now, many people embrace the activity for health benefits, camaraderie, and the thrill.
Police looking for leads as Barton Springs homicide investigation continues
It's been about three months since Camnik Eugene Campbell was found shot to death in a parking lot in Barton Springs.
Family presses for answers almost 2 months after father was killed near Barton Springs
The family of Camnik Campbell, who was shot to death near Barton Springs in August, are still looking for answers.
Man found shot to death near Barton Springs leaves behind pregnant wife
Losing a husband is hard for anyone, but Sarai is currently eight months pregnant with Camnik’s child.
'My soul is empty': Family remembers man shot to death near Barton Springs
Austin police say Camnik Campbell was found around 5 a.m. next to his car that was riddled with bullet holes in the parking lot of Barton Springs Pool.
Man shot to death near Barton Springs Pool
Austin police say they are investigating a homicide in the 2200 block of Barton Springs Road.
City of Austin confirms neurotoxin found in algae at Barking Springs
Dr. Bellinger is warning dog lovers to stay away from Barking Springs after his department found a powerful neurotoxin in an algae sample taken there on July 11.
List of fun things to do on hot summer days in Austin
Looking for a fun place to cool off around Austin this summer? Check out this list of summer activities.
Scientists say toxic algae can be deadly for dogs, people
The city is urging people and pets to not get in the water if it’s warm or stagnant, or if they see any algae. If you do, rinse off after going for a swim.
City investigating after dog dies at 'Barking Springs', exposure to toxic algae suspected
Barking Springs is the part of Barton Creek downstream from Barton Springs Pool. The cause of death is unknown, but exposure to toxic algae is a possibility.
Woman contracts rash after spending time in Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs
Experts say swimmer's itch is a reaction to a parasite, typically found in bodies of water like Lady Bird Lake and Barton Springs.
Barton Springs Pool to resume normal Monday operations starting Memorial Day
There are currently a total of 234 lifeguards on staff. This is 31.2% of the 750 lifeguards needed to operate city pools, according to the City of Austin.
Austin Parks & Rec offering bonuses for temporary summer jobs
Austin Parks & Recreation is offering bonuses up to $1250 for summer temp positions like lifeguards and summer camp staff.
Video shows geese acting aggressive, attacking swimmers at Barton Springs Pool
Geese are starting to become more aggressive at Barton Springs Pool and have been attacking swimmers recently. The pool is a federal habitat, so the geese are allowed to wander around the area.
Austin invited to celebrate Joan Means Khabele at Barton Springs Pool on April 9
Joan Elizabeth Means Khabele was an activist and scholar from Austin. Her courageous act of swimming in Barton Springs to protest segregation at the pool sparked the civil rights era swim-ins that eventually led to the desegregation of Barton Springs Pool.
City of Austin facing lifeguard, city worker shortages going into summer
The City of Austin is facing staffing shortages and is looking to hire lifeguards. Barton Springs Pool is closing two days a week until more staff can be hired.
City of Austin swimming pool passes on sale now
City of Austin swimming pool season passes are now available.
Barton Springs Pool reopens after closing due to flooding
The Austin Parks and Recreation Aquatic Division says the pool was back open today after it was closed on October 14 after heavy rainfall.
Barton Springs Pool closed until flooding stops, damage can be assessed
Barton Springs Pool will remain closed until flooding stops and damage can be assessed by the Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
Barton Springs Pool will re-open Friday after flood clean up
Following last week's heavy rain and flooding, Barton Springs Pool plans to open back up to the public Friday after being closed for cleaning.