Worker underway to replace pool at Musgrove Country Club
by Jack McNeely
Nov 29, 2013 | 1702 views | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Demolition has begun on the pool area at Musgrove Country Club, A new, state-of-the-art pool will replace the 40-year-old dilapidated pool near the clubhouse. Daily Mountain Eagle - Jack McNeely
Demolition has begun on the pool area at Musgrove Country Club, A new, state-of-the-art pool will replace the 40-year-old dilapidated pool near the clubhouse. Daily Mountain Eagle - Jack McNeely
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With nighttime temperatures dipping below freezing in recent weeks, the last thing folks may think about is lounging beside a beautiful pool on a hot, sunny summer afternoon. But that is exactly what is on the collective minds of the Musgrove Country Club membership family.

The private club’s membership and board recently approved a $400,000 capital project that will replace its dilapidated, 40-year-old swimming pool with a new, state-of-the-art pool complete with new dressing rooms, pavilion and outdoor kitchen.

“The old pool was in disrepair and had become a financial drain and eyesore for Musgrove Country Club. Our members and the community deserve better,” said club president Alan Johnson. “The local economy is on the rebound and we have a responsibility to compliment that growth.”

He added, “We are committed to offering a family-friendly atmosphere. This new capital project and the amenities it brings to the table will go a long way in providing that atmosphere for years to come.”

Burleson Pool Company in Cullman will install the new pool.

Demolition of the old pool, pavilion and dressing rooms began earlier this month thanks to donated machinery and labor.

The zero-entry pool will be located in the same area as the old pool, but the dressing rooms, pavilion and outdoor kitchen will be located closer to the clubhouse bar to accommodate more social functions. The pool’s pad will spill over to make a patio area for the bar.

The pool will feature a slide rather than a diving board. While the new pool is as large as the old pool, the maximum depth is six feet. The new pool and family outdoor area is slated to open by Memorial Day 2014.

Established in 1924, Musgrove Country Club is home to a par 71 championship golf course featuring bermuda fairways, bent grass greens and practice facility, a tennis club featuring lighted rubico courts and a full-service clubhouse with bar, grill, formal dining areas, golf pro shop and men and women locker rooms.

To enquire about membership opportunities, call Musgrove Country Club at 205-221-7900.