Gonzales Municipal Pool open for summer 2024


The City of Gonzales Municipal Pool at Independence Park opened for the 2024 summer season on Tuesday, June 11. The pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. every Tuesday through Sunday through Aug. 4. Admission to the pool is $3 per person.

The pool can be reserved with a $25 reservation deposit. A reservation with lifeguards fro 1-50 swimmers is $125, while 51-75 swimmers is $150 and 76 to 100 is $175.

City of Gonzales Pool Rules

Always follow the lifeguard’s/pool manager’s instructions. They are professionally trained and are there to ensure your safety.

• Children under eight years of age MUST be accompanied and supervised by an adult of eighteen years or older.

• Children under three years of age MUST wear a swim diaper.

• No swimming unless two lifeguards are present.
• Do not engage with the lifeguards while they are on duty.
• Take a shower prior to entering swimming pool.

• Swimmers must demonstrate proficiency to swim in deep areas.

• Acceptable swim wear only.
• No inflatable floatation devices allowed.
• Do not leave valuables unattended.

• No horseplay allowed (dunking, chicken fights, pushing or shoving).
• No running in the pool area (on decks or in building).
• No somersaults or back dives from the edge of the pool.
• No bicycle, skateboards, skates, etc. allowed in the fenced area of the swimming pool.
• No food, drinks, or electrical equipment allowed in the fenced area of the swimming pool.

• No diving in shallow areas.

• No diving off of, hanging or playing on the ladders.
• No public display of affection.
• No profanity.
• No chewing gum while in the fenced area of the swimming pool.
• No glass containers of any type in the fenced area of the swimming pool.

• Leave safety equipment alone and in proper place.

• No animals or pets in the fenced area of the swimming pool.

• No non-swimmers wearing clothing allowed in the fenced area of the swimming pool except for individuals accompanying and supervising children less than ten years of age.

• Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed in or around the swimming pool area.

• No smoking or any tobacco products within the fenced area of the swimming pool.

• No one will be allowed in the swimming pool area with open wounds suspected of being infected with any transmissible conditions of communicable disease.

• No one will be allowed to enter the swimming pool after it reaches its maximum capacity of 100 swimmers.

Slide Rules

• Only one person at a time on the slide.

• Wait until splash area is clear.
• Slide down feet first.

The City of Gonzales Parks and Recreation Department would like to remind patrons of the current Swim Attire Requirements for the Gonzales Independence Park Pool.

The current requirements are as follows:

• All persons on the pool deck and/or swimming in the pool must have on proper swim attire.
• All children under 3 must wear swimmer diapers and proper swimwear.
• Clean cotton t-shirts and sarongs are allowed on the pool deck; however, patrons must have on proper swim attire underneath.
The following attire is NOT allowed in the pool:

• Revealing swim wear, cut-off jeans, jeans, skirts, shorts, sport bras, leotards, leggings, drifit wear, compression shorts and compression shirts are prohibited. Underwear and undergarments are not allowed to be worn in the pool.

Other Rules

No food, drinks, or electrical equipment will be allowed within the fenced in area of the swimming pool. Please clean up any mess or trash that you make. No piñatas are allowed.