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Whittier Aquatic Center

District
4
Department
Parks and Recreation
Phase
Active
Location
Whittier Aquatic Center
8028 Pioneer Boulevard
Whittier
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Location

Latitude: 33.972670 - Longitude: -118.079400
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Project Description

The Whittier Aquatic Center is a new public aquatic facility located in the unincorporated community of West Whittier-Los Nietos. The Center will contain a competitive swimming pool, practice pool, and recreational amenities and is scheduled to open in Summer 2022. Artist Rebeca Mendez was selected to create an artwork on the ceiling of the Center’s entrance. The artwork “Underwater Sunlight” is a mosaic that will include a timeline of the San Gabriel watershed, a history of local pools and poetry lines, and literary quotes referencing water from the Whittier Writers Club, Pioneer High School, and Whittier College.