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Martin Luther King Jr. Pool

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Location
5701 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
Neighborhood(s)
Bayview/Hunters Point
Telephone
(415) 822-2807
Website
http://sfrecpark.org/Rec-Aquatics.aspx
Days and Hours Of Operation
Tues & Thurs 10:30am–6:30pm, Wed & Fri 11:30am–7:30pm, Sat 9:30am–4pm, Sun 9:30am–1:30pm. Closed Mondays.
Ages Served
All
Description

Visit this hidden gem in the southeast side of the City. The water temperature in the two indoor pools at "King Pool" are maintained at 80 degrees. The children's wading pool is merely 6- to 18-inches deep so it's a great place for your new swimmer to practice.

Classes:
During the school year, children's swim lessons are offered on Saturday mornings. Kids 48 inches or taller can join the swim team. Team practice times are Tuesdays through Fridays from 4:30pm–6:30pm. In the summer, you can sign up for two weeks of half-hour lessons that take place five days a week. All classes are $1 in addition to the pool admission fee.

2014 Summer Learn to Swim Sessions:
Dates:
June 10–August 1 (No classes July 4)
Ages: 6 to 17
Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 30-minute slots from 9:30am–11:30pm
Cost: $24–$28 per session

The King Pool hosts the San Francisco Sea Lions, the City’s underwater hockey league. Underwater hockey is a non-contact, coed team sport played on the bottom of a swimming pool with snorkeling gear, short sticks, and a puck. The FREE drop-in children’s class is offered Friday nights for kids ages 9 to 14. All equipment is included.

Families can register for classes and other programs at SFRecOnline. You can search for programs by activity or by location.

Cost
$5 per adult, $1 per youth 17 and below; classes may be extra
Languages Spoken
English
Accessibility
Yes
Getting There

The pool is located at the Carroll Street side of the Bayview Playground. Street parking is easy.

Muni: T Third, 29

SFKids Tips
*Bring a lock to lock up your belongings, even if you don't have any valuables.
What We've Heard

"This is a beautiful, awesome new pool. A great addition to the City."
– Connie, mother of two

"We had my daughter's 11-year-old birthday party here.  The kids swam and then we went to the party room and then the kids went outside to play while I cleaned up. It was easy parking and a great pool with a small tots area too." – Chris, mother of two

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Logos Department of Children Youth and Their Families GoKid.org

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