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Why is Ascarate Park closed?

Why is Ascarate Park closed?

El Paso County officials are closing Ascarate Park in effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Ascarate Golf Course will remain open only to golfers who have a reserved tee time.

Can you kayak at Ascarate Park?

The lake at Ascarate Park covers 48 surface acres, visitors can bring in their own kayaks and boats (trolley motors only), all occupants must wear a life vest at all times while in the water.

Is ascarate pool open?

The pool will be open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The cost to use the pool is $2 for adults and $1 for youths 17 and younger and seniors. For more information, call 771-2380.

Is alcohol allowed at Ascarate Park?

El Paso County Parks and Recreation would like to remind the public that Ascarate Park is an alcohol- and tobacco-free facility.

Can you swim in Ascarate Lake?

The Aquatic Center plays host to two of the largest swim meets each year as well as being a great facility for families large and small during the pool’s operational season.

What year did Ascarate Lake in El Paso Open?

1940
The park was completed in 1940 after more than 200 Civilian Conservation Corps workers built the baseball fields, tennis courts, and removed more than 1 million cubic yards of sand to create the lake, Sargent said.

Is Ascarate Park free?

The El Paso County Commissioners Court on Monday voted to eliminate the fee on Fridays immediately, giving visitors free admission Monday through Friday. The county will continue to charge the $2 per vehicle entrance fee on Saturday and Sunday, and $5 on holidays and during special events.

Are pools open in El Paso TX?

Aquatic Centers. Facilities and programs throughout the City of El Paso’s Quality of Life Departments have been impacted by COVID-19 and are currently in Phase 1 of reopening.

Is Ascarate park free?

How old is Ascarate park?

The park was completed in 1940 after more than 200 Civilian Conservation Corps workers built the baseball fields, tennis courts, and removed more than 1 million cubic yards of sand to create the lake, Sargent said.

How much is it at Ascarate park?

What is there to do in El Paso today?

Things To Do In El Paso

  • Hueco Tanks State Park. Rosemary Woller / Shutterstock.
  • El Paso Museum of Art. Marisol Rios Campuzano / Shutterstock.
  • Franklin Mountains State Park.
  • The Mission Trail and Old Ysleta Mission.
  • Plaza Theatre.
  • El Paso Zoo.
  • National Border Patrol Museum.
  • El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center.