McMurtrey Aquatic Center
Bakersfield, Kern County, California, UNITED STATES

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The Basics
Facility Name
McMurtrey Aquatic Center
Web Address
Street Address
1325 Q Street , Bakersfield , Kern County, CA , UNITED STATES (Postal Code: 93301)
Telephone
(661) 852-7430

Admission
Visitors (adult)
$3.00. [November, 2012]
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Year-Round Pools and Boards at Facility
EquipmentDescription 
Pool 150m x 25y, 8 x 18 lanes, 3.5f - 15f depth, outdoors, heated, 78º - 80ºF (26º - 27ºC)
Pool 225y, 3 lane, 3.5f lap section of a larger pool with waterslide catch-basin, zero-depth play area, and swim lesson area, outdoors, heated, 78º - 80ºF (26º - 27ºC)
DivingTwo 1m and two 3m boards.

Locator
Location
From Highway 99 take the California Ave. exit East; turn left on Q St., turn left on 14th St.
County/Region
Kern County
GPS
35.370234, -119.011808
Teams that Use Facility
We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.
Notes
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Facility Reviews
The locker facility is large with plenty of lockers (bring your own lock), showers, and sinks. The pool was fantastic – crystal clear water and a temperature a little cooler than most pools (about 77º F) which was very welcome in the hot Bakersfield sun. This is one of the better Southern California pools I have swum in. Pull buoys, kick boards, and even a few sets of fins were available for use. Lap swimming is usually short course during the week, long course on Saturdays.
I visit Bakersfield frequently and I always look forward to swimming at McMurtrey Aquatic Center. The water is clear and an ideal temperature for lap swimming. The lanes are wide in both short and long course configurations. The posted lap swim schedule is accurate and consistent. The locker room has plenty of lockers and showers - one of the nicest facilities I've used. The staff is friendly and lifeguards do a great job. It's a refreshing oasis in the middle of the downtown area - don't miss it. [April, 2013]

Source of Data
The information for this lisitng was provided by a member of the pool staff.