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Country Estates Recreational Association offers a swimming pool,  playground,  volleyball court, tennis courts,  pickle ball,  washers,  picnic tables,  BBQ pits, and much more, so come play with us.

is closed for the 2023 season.

Outside memberships are NOT guaranteed year to year.


2024 CERA Pool Season
Open daily - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Membership Levels
Family - $400 for season
Single/Couple - $350 for season
Membership for 2024 has not been finalized.

  OPENS: Wednesday, May 1, 2024
CLOSES:  Sunday, Sept. 22, 2023

The Board of Directors recently met and made some decisions to increase membership fees to reflect higher cost in pool management and chemicals.  We will be reviewing all policies, procedures and rules to become a seasonal member at CERA.


 NEW Golson Park sign was installed Feb. 6th, 2022
The park is dedicated to Coach Elston Golson who made a big difference in the early years of our association. Feb. 6, 2022 would have been his 100th birthday. Our playground offers a Volleyball court, washers, picnic tables,  BBQ pits, swings, slides and much more, so come play with us.


We have two beautiful Tennis courts to enjoy.
The court on the right side has lines for Pickle Ball.
The courts are also lighted for evening play. E-mail to make arrangements.

Hours of use
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

per guest

the Pool

PRIVATE POOL Parties will be scheduled as EVENTS, so members know what Tuesday nights NOT to come to the pool by using the mobile app on your phone!

Available upon sign up

Senior Swim


Our daily schedule takes into consideration that the SENIORS appreciate the early morning swim time to get in their exercise and socialize  with friends.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
 50 years and older!

Everybody loves the new  parking lot paving completed in April 2022? See Photos.

With the use of our web site and mobile application for the Association, we want to encourage you to volunteer and make a difference in the projects and events at  CERA, making our pool the best  outdoor facility in San Marcos. Join our mailing list to keep up with our efforts.

$5.00 at the Pool.


Why you need to have the mobile app? To show your


it has valuable information for your membership and access into the CERA Pool.

When the gate code doesn't work for you,
check the mobile app for the latest updates


Upcoming events

Our members


This is NOT a public pool and membership is required to use the facility. 

SURVEILLANCE: The CERA Pool facility is under 24 hour camera surveillance and reviewed on a daily basis. Please help us in keeping our pool safe and that only members are granted use of the facility. If you see any action that you feel is not acceptable, please contact the Admin or a Board member to report that action. We strive to maintain a family friendly atmosphere.


The mobile application will keep you up to date on the latest happenings as well as access to the gate code, events and more.

About us

Country Estates Recreational Association was founded in the early 1970's with the pool facility completed in 1976. We offer summer memberships for the residents of Country Estates as well as  outside community memberships for others to enjoy.  Our pool offers a 120,000 gallon swimming pool, 6,000 gallon baby pool, play ground, two tennis courts, Pickle ball court, volleyball court, washers, BBQ pits, Tether-ball and more.  We are a very family oriented facility and would welcome your membership, come check us out.

Become a member

We offer a limited number of summer memberships, with the pool opening in late April and closing in late September.  so we hope you will join us at the pool.

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