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Hayward Plunge
Hayward, California, UNITED STATES

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The Basics
Facility Name Hayward Plunge
Web Address http://www.haywardrec.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Hayward-Plunge-106

Street Address 24176 Mission Boulevard , Hayward , CA , UNITED STATES (Postal Code: 94544)

Telephone (510) 881-6703 or 881-6700

Email geoc@haywardrec.org

Admission
Visitors (adult) Lap swim sessions $4.00. Public swim sessions $2.00. [June, 2014]
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Pools and Boards at Facility
EquipmentDescription 
Pool 120y, indoors, 82°F (28°C)
Diving EquipmentOne 1m and one 3m board.


Locator
County or Region Alameda County

Latitude, Longitude 37.666032, -122.077521

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Teams that Use Facility
We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.
Notes
The facility, built in 1936, was closed for almost eight months for a major refurbishment and reopened in March, 2003. The Park District's brochure is available in Adobe Acrobat format HERE.
The pool is much wider than it is long, one swimmer estimated it at 75 meters, but lap swimming is always done width-wise, so that's the principal pool dimension shown for the listing. We don't know the actual width or number of 20 yard lanes.
Facility Reviews
Post-renovation, the pool is MUCH better; it's still only 20 yards long, but there are numerous lanes.
There are no lane markers. The wake caused by the other swimmers makes it feel like you're swimming in the ocean. [September, 2013]
Only 20 yards, but LOTS of lanes. it's also the only pool in the area that is consistent with hours and management. The regulars are nice folks and the etiquette is good (though there's no lane sharing, so the etiquette hasn't really been tested). Clean and decently priced. Quirky, but recommended. [June, 2014]