The Recreation Division manages facilities such as the City's two recreation centers, Love Municipal Pool, the San Angelo Nature Center and the Texas Bank Sports Complex. Additionally, Recreation is responsible for a host of programming, including senior services, athletics, an aquatic program, summer day camps and special events such as the annual Date Night.

To register for youth and adult sports click on the following link:

Love Pool opens with a splash May 28

Love Municipal Pool will offer free admission and a luau party during the first two hours of its summer season when it opens Saturday, May 28.

Those who enter the pool from noon to 2 p.m. will receive free leis, snacks and other goodies. After 2 p.m., regular admission will be charged: $5 for ages 3 and older; free for children 2 and younger; $3 for seniors 65 and older. Season passes cost $75 per person or $200 for a family of four ($25 for each additional family member over four).

The pool at 18 E. Avenue A will be open to the public from noon to 6 p.m. through Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, during the opening weekend. The pool will be open for public swimming from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Labor Day. It will be closed every Monday after Memorial Day for maintenance.

Lap swimming is available from 7 a.m.-9 a.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, beginning May 31.

Registration for swim lessons continues with limited spaces still available. Registration and the purchase of season passes are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in the Recreation offices in Santa Fe Crossing, 702 S. Chadbourne St.

Swim lessons are offered for parents and children age 6 months to 2 years, for preschoolers age 3 to 5, and for beginner to more advanced swimmers ages 6 and older. Four sessions of swim lessons are available: June 6-17, June 20-July 1, July 11-22 and July 25-Aug. 5. Classes are Mondays through Fridays for two weeks, with each 30-minute lesson taught by a certified lifeguard. The cost is $60 per child per session for all ages.

Love Municipal Pool is available to book for private parties from 6:30 p.m.-10:45 p.m. daily beginning May 31. To learn more, call the Recreation Division at 325-657-4450.

Pool rules include:

  • Swim diapers are required for babies and toddlers.
  • Showering before swimming is required.
  • Cutoffs or denim are prohibited.
  • Outside food and drink are not allowed, except for baby bottles and baby food, and during private parties. Concessions are available for purchase at the pool.
  • No running, diving or horseplay.
  • No seeds.
  • Glass containers are prohibited.
  • To ride the slides, swimmers must be at least 48 inches tall and have no jewelry, metal, zippers or anything else that could damage the slide. Life vests or children under the height requirement will not be allowed on the slides.

Fishing Derby

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Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles and supplies. All fishing must be done between Celebration Bridge and the Irving Street Bridge. Free donuts and Juice while supplies last!!

Register the morning of the event at Celebration Bridge on the Concho River downtown.

  • Cost: Free
  • When: June 4, 2016
  • Ages: 7 and younger, 8-12, and 13-18
  • Where: Celebration Bridge on the Concho River downtown
  • Time: 7:30am-10am

Movies in the Park

All movies will be shown free to the public! The movies, each of which is family-friendly, will start at sundown. Movies will all be shown at Kirby Park, 1400 Edmund Blvd. For more information, call 325-657-4450.

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What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

  • June 11 - The Good Dinosaur
  • Aug. 13 - Zootopia
  • Oct. 22 - Monsters Inc. (Pumpkin Painting)
  • Dec. 10 - The Santa Clause (free hot cocoa)

Kayaking for Beginners

Want to learn kayaking basics, but don't know where to start? Need beginners instruction but the info you find is too advanced? This camp will cover all the basics to get you paddling. We will give you kayaking tips, safety advice and more. Class includes the use of a kayak. Register at the Recreation offices in Santa Fe Crossing, 702 S. Chadbourne St., from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

  • Registration: Closes Wednesday prior to start date. *Limited to first 10!
  • Cost: $10
  • Class dates: June 25, July 23, Aug. 20
  • Where: Love Municipal Pool, 18 E. Avenue A

Flick N' Float

Movies for the Flick N' Float will be shown at Love Municipal Pool, 18 E. Avenue A, with a regular admission fee. The movies will begin at sunset. For more information, contact the main office at 325-657-4450.


After working for many unsuccessful masters, Kevin, Stuart, and Bob set out to find a new boss. Their search is over when they find Scarlett Overkill, the first evil villainess.

  • June 17 - Minions
  • July 22 - Space Jam

Splash Party

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Enjoy the San Angelo Symphony's annual July 3rd Pops Concert's patriotic symphonic music and fireworks spectacular from the best seat in the house - Love Municipal Pool! Concessions are available for purchase. Tickets may be purchased at the Recreation office in Santa Fe Crossing, 702 S. Chadbourne St. No alcohol or outside food and drinks are allowed in the pool during this event.

Tickets are on sale now!

  • Cost: $10 advanced, $15 at the gate
  • When: July 3, 2016
  • Ages: Whole family
  • Where: Love Municipal Pool, 18 E. Avenue A
  • Time: 6:30pm