It's been a long summer in Killeen, Texas. With the heat bearing down on most of the state, many looked for some type of heat relief during the extreme drought we were and are currently experiencing. So the Family Aquatic Center was a place for many in the city to go to cool off.

But for those who haven't visited the aquatic center, like myself, the time to enjoy the pool and slides will soon be coming to an end.

Killeen Family Aquatic Center Closing Soon

According to a press release from the City of Killeen, both the Aquatic Center and the Junior League Spray Pad will be open for Labor Day weekend, and then will close for the season. The center will be open Saturday 10 AM to 6:30 PM, Sunday 1 PM to 6:30 PM, and Monday 11 AM to 5 PM. While the Junior League Spray Pad will open from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM daily as well.

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Admission is also as follows from the press release:

- 3 and younger: Free
- Age 4 to 16: $2
- Age 17 to 54: $3
- Age 55 and older: $2
- Cooler fee: $10 (limit one per cooler per family) Coolers can be no larger than 19.5" x 19.5" and must close evenly (no alcohol or glass permitted) and a 100% check is completed at the welcome table.

Summer Has Indeed Flown By

It's hard to believe that fall is already upon us isn't it? Though to be honest, I think we're all ready for some type of cooler temperatures.

Do you have a favorite summer memory at the Aquatic Center? Let us know by sending us a message using the chat feature on our FREE station app!

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