Activity center

San Marcos Activity Center closed indefinitely due to water damage


The San Marcos Activity Center will be closed indefinitely due to water damage. Authorities were notified of the water damage around 3 a.m. this morning after a resident saw water draining from the building.

The San Marcos Fire Department managed to shut off the water to the building.

The flooding at the activity center appears to be the result of a 3 “poly pipe disconnecting from its coupler, causing several inches of water to cover the entire facility, according to the city of. San Marcos The city insurer has been notified and is assessing the damage and providing assistance where possible.

Current memberships will be suspended and automatic payments will be suspended during that time, according to the city. Customers with items remaining in their lockers are asked to contact the Activity Center for assistance in retrieving their personal effects.

Activity center staff work hard to identify other recreational options and meeting spaces for the community.

The city is also working to identify alternative leisure options and meeting spaces to offer to the community. The total wellness classes will continue virtually. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the city’s sidewalks, pathways and natural spaces while the San Marcos Activity Center remains closed.

According to the city, the center was previously to be used as a polling station for the upcoming elections on Tuesday, November 2. Due to the water damage, the polling station will be relocated to the lobby of the San Marcos Public Library at 625 E Hopkins Street. The polling station inside the library lobby will be open on election day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 512-393-8280.


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