2019 Special Events
Ford Pool Special Events
Ford Pool will be offering a variety of special events throughout Summer 2019, providing fun and unique ways to make memories and celebrate the season with the Allen community.
Discounted Pricing Special Events
Memorial Day Weekend (5/25-5/27)
All first responders and military personnel (active and retired) receive free admission to Ford Pool, and their accompanying family members receive 50% off admission.
H2O Fitness Expo (6/15)
Receive free admission to Ford Pool by attending the Fitness Expo.
Father’s Day (6/16)
Dads receive free admission to Ford Pool with their family.
Market Street Allen USA Celebration Wristband Redemption (6/30-7/5)
Present your Market Street Allen USA Celebration wristband for free admission to Ford Pool.
Adult Athletics Appreciation Day (7/14)
Adult Swim Lesson Day (7/27)
Start your afternoon with a Free Adult Swim Lesson and receive free admission for the rest of the day.
Joe Farmer Recreation Center Appreciation Day (7/28)
Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium (8/17)
School Spirit Weekend (8/25-8/26)
Students who wear their school colors get 50% off Ford Pool admission. AISD teachers and administrators who show their school ID and wear school colors receive free admission to Ford Pool.
Loyalty Card Special Events
Back again for the Summer 2019 season, get rewarded for attending special events at Ford Pool! For every three (3) Loyalty Card Special Events you attend, you will receive a 2020 admission voucher. Attend 12 or more Loyalty Card Special Events and receive a FREE (individual) Ford Pool Season Pass. (Pick up your Loyalty Card at the Summer Kick-Off Bash or at the front desk at Ford Pool.)
Summer Kick-Off Bash (6/7) — 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Come watch "The Sandlot" from the pool! A Meal Deal (hot dog, chips and a drink) will be available for purchase, along with snow cones. At the event, Ford Pool Loyalty Cards will be handed out.
World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (6/20) — 1-2 p.m.
Pre-register for the event and receive free admission to Ford Pool.
Tie-Dye Day (6/25) — 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wear tie dye and receive 50% admission. Tie-dye snow cones will be available. Bring-your-own-shirt, tie-dye stations will be set up at Ford Pool.
Fourth of July (7/4) — 1-6 p.m.
Wear red, white and blue, and receive 50% off admission.
Food Truck Day (7/10) — 1-6 p.m.
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day (7/15) — 1:30-2 p.m.
The first 100 people will receive a free ice cream sandwich.
Pirate/Princess Day (7/16) — 1-6 p.m.
Participate in a cannon ball contest. A pirate will visit Ford Pool. The first 50 people who enter will receive an eye patch. A treasure hunt will be held in the pool, and found coins can be redeemed for free ice cream.
"Circus" Night (7/19) — 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Christmas in July (7/25) — 3-5 p.m.
Santa will be stopping by Ford Pool! Christmas-themed swag bags will be available. Christmas music will be played.
Innertube Water Polo (7/31) — 2-6 p.m.
Show off your skills in karaoke, hula hoop and limbo contests. Wear a Hawaiian shirt and receive 50% off admission. Grilled pineapple will be available for purchase. The first 50 people will receive a lei.
World Record Day (8/6) — 2-5:20 PM
Ford Pool will try to break as many Guinness World Records as possible (must pre-register): Most balloons popped in 30 seconds (activity #7100); Alphabet arranged in order from Alphabet Soup Can (activity #7101); Quickest 100M on hopper ball (activity #7102); Tallest toilet paper tower in 30 seconds (activity #7103); Fastest time to unravel a toilet paper roll (activity #7104); Most M&Ms eaten blindfolded with chop sticks (activity #7105); Most lemons caught blindfolded in 30 seconds (activity #7106).
End of Summer Bash (8/15) — 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
End-of-summer party. BBQ and an ice dump in the pool.