Summer Swimming Hours Reservations

Without being quite ready for a summer camp this year, Primitive Instincts YNP would still like to invite families and friends from the community to come swim in our beautiful saltwater pool!

Make your reservation today to come splash in our awesome, refreshing pool, from 12PM-4PM. The pool, that ranges from 4-6ft. deep, is located on our large back patio. It is somewhat covered with large Live Oaks and Cedar Elm trees. We have a few outdoor umbrellas as well, to escape from the sunshine. Lay out in a hammock as you stare at the tree canopies above. Bring your favorite summer snack and drink, sit back and enjoy having special access to the pool!  


How to Make Reservations for Summer Swimming Hours

Please follow the instructions provided to confirm and create your reservation spot to swim at Primitive Instincts YNP's campus!

Details about Swimming Reservations:

  • Thursdays and Fridays only. 

  • Donation-based (optional) plant walks will be on Fridays at 10 AM. 

    • You may pay with cash or Venmo before or at the time of plant walk for donation.

  • Swimming Time: 12 PM - 4 PM

    • You may arrive at anytime between these hours.

    • Do not arrive earlier than 12 PM, unless you're participating in the donation-based plant walk (Fridays).

  • Cost is only $15/adult and $8/child (<16 years old)

    • Children <2 years old are FREE! 

  • Exclusive access, only 22 people maximum per day! 

How to Confirm and Pay for Reservation:

  • Contact Ms. Cat by using any of the following options:
    -Texting: (512) 653-3559
    -This website's chat messenger
    -PIYNP Facebook's messenger 
    with the following information:

    • Name for reservation​

    • # of adults and children

    • Date(s) desired for reservation

  • Pay for the reservation through Venmo or Zelle after confirmation.​

    • A Venmo ID or Zelle # will be given after confirming the reservation.​

    • Place the date of reservation and the # of people in your party in the comment section of Venmo or Zelle, during transaction. ​ ​

Dates Currently Available for Reservations:​

  • July 30

  • Aug 5

  • Aug 6

  • Aug 12

  • Aug 13

** More dates may be added!


Please Bring:

  • Your smiles!

  • Sunscreen

  • Water shoes for swimming.

  • We have chairs and a few lounge chairs, but you are welcome to bring your favorite outdoor chair. 

  • Snacks or a picnic. 

  • Water bottles. 

  • Coolers (no glass). 

  • The pool ranges from 4ft-6ft deep. If your child isn't a confident swimmer, please bring the appropriate flotation devices.

  • Bubbles or any other fun, safe outdoor activity. 

  • Comfortable shoes for plant walk (on Friday mornings).

  • ​Bug spray (especially for Friday morning plant walk).



  • Do not bring any number of people greater than the number you reserved. 

  • Walking around the land alone is prohibited during swimming hours.

  • Do not Venmo without confirming reservation. Reservation may be unavailable. 

  • Do not bring electronics (phones and cameras are okay).

  • Do not bring glass.

  • No refunds or exchanges after payment.

  • Please read Primitive Instincts YNP's Terms & Policies. You agree to all terms & policies after purchase, including replacement of broken property.

  • Use Leave No Trace Behind principles, including picking up all your trash and leaving the area as if no one was there. Trash cans and bags will be provided.