Grand opening announced for Williams Lake pool

By Greg Fry
December 7, 2017 - 2:45pm

KAMLOOPS — It's an event that's sure to cause a big splash in the central Cariboo.

The Cariboo Regional District and the City of Williams Lake have announced the grand opening of the Sam Ketcham Pool at the West Fraser Aquatic Centre.

The ribbon-cutting will take place Thursday, December 14 at 6 p.m. It will be followed by a free swim at 6:30 p.m.

"We encourage the community to come out and celebrate the grand opening with us. We can't wait to see everyone enjoying this beautiful new upgrade to the Sam Ketcham Pool," said CRD Electoral Area F Director Joan Sorley.

Entry to the free swim is by ticket. Only 350 are available and they must be picked up at the Cariboo Memorial Complex.

The completed project includes a new fitness centre, lap tank, swirl pool, steam room and leisure pool.

The upgrade cost $14.1 million.

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