City Leaders officially broke ground on the site of the new Thompson Park Pool.
The $8 million pool project is scheduled to take approximately eight months to complete, with the grand opening tentatively set for Memorial Day 2021.
The new facility will include a zero-edge entry main pool, lazy river, slides, concession/restroom building, pump-house building, a new parking lot, sidewalks, planting and irrigation.
Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson.
The new Thompson Park Pool is set to be one of the largest public pools of its kind in the Texas Panhandle.
Commissioners Alphonso Vaughn.
“Thompson Park Pool is more than just an aqua park. The proposed facility will become a key feature in the Amarillo community and will offer the surrounding community a positive economic impact for decades to come,” said City of Amarillo Director of Parks and Recreation Michael Kashuba. “Our citizens are going to be amazed with this facility.