Ready, Set, Swim

19 May

Get Ready to Dive into Summer!

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The McMurtrey Aquatic Center. Photo from

With summer in full swing, where can you go to beat the heat while still enjoying the California sun? Bakersfield’s answer is The McMurtrey Aquatic Center. This local oasis is at 1325 Q St., in  Bakersfield. The facility features an 8,551 square foot recreation pool and a  50- meter competition pool. Other amenities include a double water slide, a water volley ball area, and specially designed interactive wet play equipment. So put on your swimsuits and sunscreen; Let’s go for a refreshing swim!

Open swim time beginning June 3.

McMurtreyRecreational Swim Fees: $3 per person or $10 for groups of 4 to 6.

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2 Responses to “Ready, Set, Swim”

  1. avillatoro2013 May 22, 2013 at 4:14 pm #

    I LOVE this summer fun activity! My kids get super excited every time they see those water slides.

  2. Jessica May 26, 2013 at 9:09 pm #

    I worked at the McMurtrey Aquatic Center when it first opened.Its a great place to take the kids for both free swim and lessons.

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