Louisiana State Parks Adjust August Schedules
at Swimming Pools
BATON ROUGE –The Office of State Parks will adjust swimming pool schedules at sites around the state to ensure that visitors receive certified lifeguard supervision when pools are open through the end of the summer season.
The end of summer schedule for State Park pools will run as follows:
|Bayou Segnette Wave Pool & Overnight Pool (Westwego)||Normal schedule through Labor Day weekend. Pool will be open Labor Day. Visitors should note that daily capacity of the Wave Pool will depend on the number of lifeguards on duty.|
|Chemin-A-Haut (Bastrop)||Normal schedule through Aug. 22, then open on weekends only and on Labor Day.|
|Chicot (Ville Platte)||Normal schedule through July 28-Aug. 1; then closed for the season|
|Lake Bistineau (Doyline)||Normal schedule through August 15, then open on weekends only. Pool will be open Labor Day.|
|Lake D’Arbonne (Farmerville)||Normal schedule through August 15, then open on weekends only 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pool will be open Labor Day.|
|North Toledo Bend (Zwolle)||Normal schedule through August 15, then open on weekends only and on Labor Day.|
|St. Bernard (Braithewaite)||Normal schedule until August 15. Effective August 16, pool will be closed for the rest of the year.|
All State Park pools are closed for maintenance on Mondays during the summer season, with the exception of holiday Mondays. No State Parks swimming pools will be open after Sept. 6.
State Parks with designated beach swimming areas include: Cypremort Point SP, east of Franklin; Jimmie Davis SP in Chatham; Fontainebleau SP in Mandeville; Lake Bistineau SP near Doyline; Lake Bruin SP in St. Joseph; Lake Claiborne SP in Homer; Poverty Point Reservoir SP in Delhi; and South Toledo Bend SP near Anacoco. All beach areas are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, but do not have lifeguard supervision. Standard day-use admission of $1 per person provides beach access.