• Pool Type Outdoor 25-Yard, Outdoor Leisure
  • Project Type Parks & Recreation
  • Project Service Design Services
  • StatusCompleted 2016
  • ArchitectDavid McCaskill Design Group

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Jack Carter Pool

Plano, TX

jack-carter-pool-plano-tx-12 jack-carter-pool-plano-tx-4The original Jack Carter Pool, built in 1983, was shut down in 2013 due to mechanical deficiencies. In addition to the aging pool being functionally obsolete, a study was conducted by the Federal Emergency management Agency which showed that the pool’s current location was in a 100-year floodplain. To overcome this challenge, the new pool was built in another part of the park, creating a waterpark oasis for children, teens and adults.

July 2016 marked the grand opening of the new Jack Carter Pool. The new $12.5 million aquatic center was designed to accommodate over 1,000 patrons and features a wide variety of amenities including:

7,000 sq. ft. Leisure Pool

  • Three 25-yard lap lanes
  • Underwater bench
  • Three stair entries
  • Various spray features
  • Play structure
  • Tot area with shade structure
  • Zero beach entry
  • Slide plunge pool

7,500 sq. ft. Lazy River

  • Raft ride waterslide
  • Two stair entries
  • Various spray features
  • Large wet deck area
  • Underwater bench seating

3,000 sq. ft. Diving Pool

  • 1-meter and 3-meter platform diving
  • Customized rock climbing wall
  • Wet deck lounge area
  • Stair entry

FlowRider™ surfing simulator ride