Time for a Dip: 6 of the Best Swimming Holes in Texas
Sometimes, air conditioning just isn't enough. Are you looking for the perfect place to cool off this summer? In the Lone Star State, there are plenty to choose from.
It's been two long years of COVID restrictions, but now that things are starting to reopen, everyone is on the lookout for some fun ways to chill during their summer break.
Below is a list of the Texas swimming holes your family absolutely must visit this summer, but first...
National Water Safety Month
The entire month of May has been officially dedicated as a time to bring awareness and education about water safety to the public, according to Pool Magazine. National Water Safety Month is a fun experience should be a safe one as well. Swimming holes can have less supervision and can be hazardous to beginning swimmers. Reminders from the Red Cross:
- Make sure every member of your family knows how to swim.
- Know what to do in a water emergency. This includes how to safely help someone having trouble in the water and call for emergency help.
Swim Classes in Central Texas
The Armed Services YMCA of Killeen is offering swim classes, and you can find their summer schedule here. Information about swim classes for various organizations throughout Temple can be found here.
Now that everyone is safe and ready to have a good time, you just need to know where to go. The Crazy Tourist and Trips to Discover both list some of the same places as the best areas to take a dip in the great state of Texas. Ready to jump in with both feet?