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Shipe Pool Update – Another Delay … But Also Some Good News

First the bad news: on June 13th representatives of the City informed the Friends of Shipe Park that Shipe Pool’s projected opening date has been delay once again. The opening date is now projected to be mid-August (a month later … Continue reading

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Construction Delays Push Expected Pool Opening to Mid-July

In his May 14th update, City of Austin Shipe Pool Project Manager Reynaldo Hernandez shared a revised timeline for the completion of the new pool and pool facilities at Shipe Park.  Because of recent rains and the late delivery of … Continue reading

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Shipe Park Construction Update – Jan 2019

After a few starts and stops due to weather and accessibility, the pool construction and renovation of the beloved Shipe Log Cabin is well underway! Phase 1 which included removal of the chinking and installation of new decking, zinc flashing … Continue reading

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Shipe Park Update

HERE’S THE LATEST NEWS ABOUT THE PARK CONSTRUCTION! Work on Shipe Park improvement projects officially began on October 8th when the City of Austin approved the Notice to Proceed the swimming pool contractor. Projects already done or currently under way include: … Continue reading

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FALL FUNDRAISER 2018 $34,000

FUNDS NEEDED FOR MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO SHIPE PARK Hi Neighbors! Great things are starting to happen at Shipe Park! As the new pool construction begins this fall, plans are in the works to improve other areas in need of attention including… … Continue reading

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The Story of the Shipe Log Cabin

Everyone is eager for construction to begin on Shipe’s new pools and bathhouse.  Despite some delays related to design adjustments and the permitting process, groundbreaking is still planned for late fall.  The Friends of Shipe Park (FOSP) will provide a … Continue reading

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Ball Moss Removed from Heritage Oaks

By Jill Nokes Loving our trees! Thanks to an urban forestry grant provided through the COA’s arborist’s office, Friends of Shipe Park hired Just Trees arborists last month to remove 90% of the ball moss that was smothering the oaks … Continue reading

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