(Press Release) The Louisiana Office of State Parks is adjusting the swimming pool schedule at Lake D’Arbonne State Park for the end of summer. After Aug. 7, Lake D’Arbonne State Park’s pool will only open on the weekends and Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bayou Segnette State Park’s wave pool will operate on weekends and Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Certified lifeguards are present during pool operating hours. Both pools will close for the season after Labor Day; the pools at Chemin-A-Haut and North Toledo Bend State Parks are still under repair.

“There is still plenty of time for our residents to enjoy the wonderful swimming and wave pools at our parks throughout the State. I encourage everyone to enjoy our outdoors and discover the unique experiences available for all ages.” said Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser

In addition to swimming pools, state parks with water playgrounds include Bogue Chitto, Chicot, Fontainebleau, Jimmie Davis, Lake Bruin, Lake Fausse Pointe, Palmetto Island, Poverty Point Reservoir, St. Bernard, and Tickfaw in Springfield. The playgrounds are open Tuesdays through Sundays April 1 through Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Year-round beach swimming areas also are available at Bogue Chitto, Cypremort Point, Jimmie Davis, Fontainebleau, Lake Bruin, Lake Claiborne, Poverty Point Reservoir, and South Toledo Bend State Parks. All beach areas are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, but do not have lifeguard supervision.

Standard day-use admission is $2 per person and provides beach, pool and water playground access. Admission to the Bayou Segnette wave pool is $10 per adult and $8 per child under 4 feet tall, in addition to the standard day-use admission. For more information regarding Louisiana State Parks, visit or follow Louisiana State Parks on Facebook and Twitter.