Survey Data

Photo by Jonica Moore

87% of people surveyed said they had new insights or reflections about Bartholomew Pool or Austin’s public pool system based on the performance. Audience members gained a new understanding of:

  • The sheer number of public pools in Austin, the amount of work to maintain a pool, and the importance of the maintenance staff
  • The training lifeguards undergo and the diversity of the lifeguard staff in both age and background
  • The history of Bartholomew Pool
  • The role city pools play as a gathering place within the community
  • The need for support and funding for Austin’s Aquatics system