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Everybody Into Mabel Davis Pool
East Austin swimming hole back in business
"...East Austin's Mabel Davis Pool reopened in time for the recent holiday...."

July 13, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Plugging the Eastside Leaks
PARD looks for solutions to keep Mabel Davis and Metz pools open
"...pools slated for the action, along with the Olympic-sized Mabel Davis Municipal Pool in Southeast Austin. A handful of..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Best Half Pipe and More
Skate Park Reopens in Mabel Davis Park
"...Mabel Davis Park finally reopened last December after five years..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Best of Austin Feature

... Until Your Pool Runs Dry
Austin's swimming pools are leaking – and that may be the least of PARD's problems
"...staggered facility ... schedule"; 2) "temporarily close" for repairs Mabel Davis Municipal Pool and Metz Neighborhood Pool; 3) implement..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Skatepark promised by city
"...shorts, emphasized "three big points," the first being that "Mabel Davis will be open early this coming fall."..."

July 29, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

New 'Action' Park Rolls Closer to Reality
Skaters, BMXers collaborate on new digs
" fully materialize. The first, a skate-only facility at Mabel Davis Park in South Austin, opened in 2005. While..."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Playscape Survey Redux
"...under a rope climb. Could use some gravel, too. Mabel Davis District Park 3427 Parker Lane "Our guess is..."

July 26, 1996 News Feature

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...repairs during the summers. This summer, Shipe, Govalle, and Mabel Davis are all closed. Council funded one-time improvements to..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...ago. Groundbreaking is slated for June in Southeast Austin's Mabel Davis Park, according to, though there's still some..."

May 27, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

House Park Skateboarders Roll for Action
A downtown skate fest raises the call for a city skateboard park
"...traffic. So far, the name most in circulation is Mabel Davis Park in South Austin. However, Davis was built..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Pools Reopen, but With New Rules
Expect temperature checks, required masks, and sign-ins when you return to city pools
"...Eddy, Barton Springs, Bartholomew, Walnut Creek, Garrison, Northwest, and Mabel Davis...."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Will Metz Stay Open?
Recently announced closure draws ire
"...announced they would close the facility along with the Mabel Davis pool in Southeast Austin after an assessment on..."

May 4, 2015 News Post by Tony Cantú

Recreational Opportunities Ignored
" this area than were mentioned in the article. Mabel Davis has a skateboard park. An 18-station disc golf..."

Aug. 28, 2012 Postmarks

Civics 101
"...MABEL DAVIS PARK COMMUNITY MEETING The city's Parks and Recreation..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Column

Skate and BMX Park Finally Here
After a decade of waiting, there's somewhere to skate Downtown
"...not restricted to boarders or BMXers only, like Austin's Mabel Davis. The mixed-use facility was under a lot of..."

June 19, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Pease Out
New year will mean limited park use for commercial fitness groups
"...Davis-White Northeast District Park..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Feature by Laurel Chesky

What to Expect at Austin's Newly Reopened Pools
New policies, fewer pools, and how to navigate them
"...Swim weekdays; Rec Swim weekends) Opening Fri.-Sat., June 5-6 Mabel Davis Pool – 1-7pm daily; Closed Tu, Th, Sa..."

June 2, 2020 News Post by Clara Ence Morse

A Rough Start to Summer for Austin’s Beloved Pools
Can we swim yet?
"...Swim weekdays; Rec Swim weekends) Opening Fri.-Sat., June 5-6 Mabel Davis Pool – 1-7pm daily; Closed Tu, Th, Sa..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Healthy Streets Program's Partial Closures Give Nondrivers Room
Share the streets
"...Lane, Oltorf Street, and Pleasant Valley Road, ending at Mabel Davis Park. All together, the routes partially close off..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Street Art Enters Into a New Era
With the city cracking down on graffiti and Hope Outdoor Gallery set to close, artists look for permission to paint
"...I think they are making progress." He cited the Mabel Davis skate park as a good example: "My team..."

July 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Council: Put on Your Hard Hats
City Council, staff get to work
"...are (mostly) in operation for the summer, Southeast Austin's Mabel Davis Pool will remain closed for repairs until the..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Pools Opening Soon
Find the nearest one to you and beat the heat
"...Big Stacy), and some are closed this summer (Govalle, Mabel Davis, and Shipe), so here we've compiled a list..."

May 30, 2018 Events Post by Danielle White

Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City
With Bartholomew Swims, Allison Orr's dance company plunges into Austin's pool problem
"...the names of pools that are currently closed, like Mabel Davis Municipal Pool in Southeast Austin, which was left..."

July 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program
The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall
"...Chenoweth & Dorothy Johnson Dove Springs Park, 5801 Ainez; Mabel Davis Park, 3427 Parker; Metz Park, 2407 Canterbury; Montopolis..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Pools by City Council District
"...District 3 Mabel Davis Municipal Civitan* Gillis* Govalle* Martin Montopolis Parque Zaragoza*..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature

Point Austin: Budgets Is Hard
Council begins digging into the budget details, and it ain't easy
"...availability this summer, most painfully by closing Metz and Mabel Davis pools – a recommendation that generated so much..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Public Notice: On the Waterfront
The latest MoPac expansion plan is only part of the problem
"...opening June 8 or 15, the Eastside's Metz and Mabel Davis closed until further notice, and a long schedule..."

May 8, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

"...and weekly maintenance closings, and will "temporarily" close both Mabel Davis municipal pool and Metz neighborhood pool due to..."

May 1, 2015 News Feature

The 41: Don't Judge
Austin's historically affordable student mecca is getting a fresh coat and some new kicks
"...Beach (don't ask us – we'll never tell); and Mabel Davis District Park (which reopened in 2005 after a..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Features Feature by Jordan Gass-Pooré

Summer Skate Fest and New Skate Park Opening in Round Rock
"...all takes place on Saturday, July 21 at the Mabel Davis Skatepark (3427 Parker Ln., 472-7343). Registration and practice..."

July 18, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

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