Get Involved

Something to celebrate: Proposition C passed by over 80%! That means $149 million approved for investment in our parks and pools. Read more here.



Volunteer with Forklift

Attend Parks and Recreation Board meetings

Volunteer with Austin Parks Foundation

Visit your local public pool

Learn about efforts to protect Austin’s pools through Love Austin Pools, a grass-roots, all-volunteer organization founded to protect, preserve, and treasure Austin’s community, municipal, and free neighborhood pools.

For other ways to get involved with Forklift Danceworks, go to our main website at



Find out about funding recommendations for pools infrastructure and improvements from the Reinvestment in Facilities & Assets Working Group and the Aquatic Master Plan Task Force.

Check out Austin’s first ever Master Plan for the City of Austin Aquatics Division, which details the five year process of assessing and planning for the future of the City’s aquatic facilities.

News and Media:

Austin’s Pool System Will Collapse If We Don’t Save It – Nina Hernandez, The Austin Chronicle

With Aquatic Plan Approved, Austin Staff To Look For Pool Funding – Elizabeth Findell, The Austin-American Statesman

Austin City Council Approves Aquatic Master Plan – Molly Oak, KVUE

Why Does Fort Worth Have So Few Public Pools? – Christopher Connelly, KERA