Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center
5801 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 769-4404

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Residents $6.00; non-residents $9.00. [May, 2020]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 8lanes, 3½f - 12f depth, indoors, 83ºF (28ºC)
Two 1m boards.


Take the Parker Road exit off the North Dallas Tollway and go east. After passing the second light at Clark Pkwy, the entrance to the facility is on the left. The sign for the facility is low long and brown and can be hard to see.
Collin County
33.046660, -96.819935

Teams That Use This Facility

Masters Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The pool opened in the fall of 2007. It has electronic pace clocks at both ends, backstroke flags, nice gutters, kickboards, and pull buoys for anyone to use.

Facility Reviews

This is a great facility for kids, as there is a lazy river and several large slides. The outdoor pool has no lap swimming. It is the home pool for Plano West Senior High.
This is a very nice, comprehensive fitness and wellness center associated with Texas Health and operated by the City of Plano. Pool is as advertised, competition grade, 3 ft – 12 ft deep, 8 lanes. There are two 1m diving boards (and the business end of one of those Habitrail-looking water slides drops into the deep end!). There is an electronic pace clock; buoys, boards, and fins are available for use. Nice locker room, bring your own lock. Banners indicated this is the home pool for Plano West High School so check the schedule during the school swimming season. I was there at about 10 AM on a weekday and surprisingly every lane was in use, but not crowded (one or two swimmers per lane) and good lane etiquette was displayed. Adjoining next door is a free-form splash/fun pool, with a big slide and such. Entry fee is $6.00; photo ID required.
[December, 2015]