St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Recreation Pools to Open for Summer

Recreation Pools to Open for Summer

Thursday, June 4, 2015

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH – The St. John the Baptist Parish Parks and Recreation Department will begin its summer swimming season with the opening of the parish public pools on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. 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 and Recreation Summer Camp and other parish camps will have an opportunity to use the facility during private hours and the pool will open to the public on Tuesdays through Sundays throughout the summer.

Pool hours of operation are listed below:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday- Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Friday: 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

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

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

In addition, Parish officials are working to finalize plans to offer free swimming lessons to Parish youth again this summer.  More information on the program will be released once finalized. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 985-652-9569 with any questions. For pool safety rules and additional information, visit