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Plano offering free showers at city rec centers for residents without water



PLANO, TX – Plano residents without water can now take free showers at three city recreation centers.

The announcement comes after thousands of residents in the city lost power during the recent winter storms and frigid temperatures and many residents now have no water due to burst pipes.

Residents can use showers at the Carpenter Park and Tom Muehlenbeck recreation centers, and the Plano Aquatic Center.

Normally, non-members are charged a daily fee to use all recreation center amenities. But due to widespread power outages and the interruption of water service, any resident who wants to shower can use the centers’ locker rooms and showers free of charge.

Hours for using recreation center showers

Tom Muehlenbeck and Carpenter Park Recreation Center

Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 8.p.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Plano Aquatic Center

Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m.

Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m.

How it works

  • Face masks are required.
  • Bring your own toiletries such as towels, wash cloths, shampoo, and other personal care items.
  • Check in at the front desk and show your license to verify residency.
  • Staff will write down your name, address and phone number and time of check in.
  • Stop by the front desk to check out when you are done using the facility.