St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Recreation Pools Open for Summer

Recreation Pools Open for Summer

Monday, June 2, 2014

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH –St. John the Baptist Parish Parks & Recreation Department will kick off the summer swimming season with the opening of the Parish public pools tomorrow, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. The Eastbank pool is located at 194 Regala Park Road in Reserve and the Westbank pool is located at 136 Castle Dr. in Edgard.

The Parks & Recreation Summer Camp and other Parish camps will have an opportunity to use the facility daily during private hours and the pool will be open to the public on Tuesdays through Sundays throughout the summer.

Pool hours of operation are listed below:

Monday- Closed

Tuesday- Thursday - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Westbank pool closes at 5:00 p.m.)

Sunday - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Westbank pool closes at 5:00 p.m.)

In addition, the Recreation Department is administering free swimming lessons to 300 participants this summer through the Ashley Kelley Swim Program. Please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 985-652-9569 with any questions.  For pool safety rules and additional information, visit