In the early 1930s, the
pool and the surrounding buildings were constructed as part of a Works
Progress Administration and National Youth Association program. The
original construction of the facility provided jobs for the citizens of
this community who were suffering through the hard times of the Great
From this work project came a football
stadium, public swimming pool, and gymnasium, which the school district
would use as part of the high schools facilities until 1998, when the
pool returned to the supervision of the City of Navasota.
the City of Navasota invested nearly $350,000 in improvements, the pool
and surrounding areas were renovated to meet all the requirements
necessary for safety standards. New racing lanes were installed and the
length was modified to meet the needs of the Navasota Swim Team in order
for them to host meets at the pool.