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The Castaic Aquatic Center opened to a large crowd looking to make a splash Friday morning at the Castaic Sports Complex.

“The new recreational center this project was a great success,” said Los Angeles County Director of Parks and Recreation Russ Guiney.

The center brings the county’s number of pool facilities to 28.

“Today we could have a future Olympian getting into this pool today,” Guiney said.

The new facility offers a number of amenities including parent and tot classes, swim team training, water polo, aquatic aerobic and more.

“This is a work class project,” said County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.

The 13 million dollar project yields a 6,245 square foot pool inside of a 12,500 square foot building.

The center also features a 4,435 square foot aerobics unit with a splash pad.

“We’ve worked with the community to seek their needs and make sure they were included,” Antonovich said.

Swim lessons begin Monday.

 

Installation of "Bbubbles" by Bob Zoell at the new Castaic Aquatic Center; photos from Vourvoulis Architectural Glass Consulting

Installation of “Bbubbles” by Bob Zoell at the new Castaic Aquatic Center; photos from Vourvoulis Architectural Glass Consulting

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