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City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks operates four public pool facilities of which three are seasonal and one is the year-round McMurtrey Aquatic Center. The department strives to offer safe, fun, affordable, and healthy aquatic programs for all ages.
Current programs and schedules are in the Activities Brochure.




  • New Lap Swim Hours for the Summer Season- View Flyer
  • Join us for the annual Bathing Suit Drive on Friday, June 14th! Bring a new or gently used bathing suit to any City pool and get in FREE for recreational swim. View Flyer
  • Public recreational swim is open for the 2019 summer season. Enjoy public swim at all four city pools, daily from 1 - 4 p.m. Download Schedule 

 Aquatic Office Location
1325 Q Street, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: (661) 852-7430
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Staff Contacts
Ja'Nette Beck
Recreation Supervisor II

Katharine Dye
Recreation Specialist