News and Events

Colonial Park Pool Open on Weekends



The Colonial Park Pool is now open on weekends only through Memorial Day. 

  • Saturdays:  10:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sundays:  12:00pm - 7:00pm

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420. 
Day at Colonial Park Pool

Piranhas Swim Team



In preparation for the West University Place Piranhas Swim Teams 2017 season, the team will host tryouts, practices and meets at the West University Place Recreation Center pool on May 6 through June 29.  Recreation Center members & customers should be prepared for limited pool availability and potential increased traffic in the parking lot during this time.

Listed below are the dates and times that swim team usage will impact land and/or pool availability as well as parking at the Recreation Center.

 Important Piranhas Swim Team Dates
 Dates Times
 Lane Availability
Saturday, May 6
10:00am - 11:30am
Tryouts, minimum of one lap lane available
Friday, May 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tryouts, minimum of one lap lane available
Monday - Thursday
(May 15 - 29)
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Practices, lap lanes most likely unavailable
Friday, May 19
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Practices, minimum of one lap lane available
Saturday, May 20
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Practices, minimum of one lap lane available
Sunday, May 21
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Practices, minimum of one lap lane available
Friday, May 26
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Practices, minimum of one lap lane available
Monday - Thursday
(May 30 - June 29)
7:00am - 9:00am
Practices, lap lanes unavailable
June (5,19,26)
4:00pm - 11:00pm
 Swim Meets, Pool CLOSED

Lane availability will be very limited May 15 - 29 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.  Staff will attempt to make one lane available during this time, but most likely all lanes will be unavailable.  It is recommended to schedule your swim workout before or after these times.  Please call ahead to check availability, 713-662-7420.  Lanes will be unavailable May 30 - June 29 from 7:00am - 9:00am.  Again, it is recommended to schedule your swim workout before or after these times. 

Please call 713-662-7420 for the most up-to-date information, as schedules are subject to change.  Thank you in advance for your patience, understanding and support as our swim team ramps up for another great season. 

Members' Only Ice Cream Social



What a better way to end the school year than with ice cream and a warm evening at the pool.  This year's Ice Cream Social will take place on Friday, May 26, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm at Colonial Park Pool.

This end of the school year Ice Cream Social and pool part is exclusively for Colonial Park Pool members.  Admission is complimentary

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420.
Ice Cream Social - Boy Eating Ice Cream at Colonial

Party on the Patio Concert Series



Get ready to enjoy a fantastic lineup with some of Houston's best known bands!  West U's own Dee Dee and Mike and the Moondance Band kickoff the first concert on the season on June 2.  Co-sponsored by the Friends of West University Place Parks Fund, Inc. and the City of West University Place, concerts are scheduled on the Colonial Park Pool Deck, 4130 Byron, from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Blankets and lawn chairs are permitted, and beverages and concessions will be available for purchase from Prince's.

  • June 2:  Dee Dee & Mike and the Moondance Band (Variety Hits)
  • June 9:  Yelba's Variety Band (Hits with a Latin Twist)
  • June 16:  The Fab 5 (Beatles/60's)
  • June 23:  The Trey Clark Band (Country/Americana)

The Party on the Patio concerts are complimentary events for West U Residents and their guests.  If you wish to swim, regular pool admission is required. 

For more information please call the Recreation Center at 713-662-7420.
Party on the Patio