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☷ City of Avondale Arkansas - Avondale Breaks Ground for Aquatic Center 09 June 2022★★★ ( news )
City of Avondale , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
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City of Avondale Public Information Office
Avondale Breaks Ground for Aquatic Center
By next summer , Avondale residents will have a new aquatic center to celebrate! City officials broke ground on Thursday , June 9 for the Avondale Aquatic Center located at the Avondale Civic Center Campus . The new facility will be located south and east of the existing City Hall and Library on West Civic Center Drive .
“This project has long been a desire of our residents and a dream in the making for the city , ” said Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise .
“The $30 million investment is a community priority , providing competition - level amenities to serve residents , local schools , and to host regional meets , ” said Bryan Hughes , Parks & Recreation Director . “In addition to competitive amenities , the aquatics center will include recreational features that will appeal to families looking for options to keep cool during the hot summer months in Arizona . ”
Main components of the new Aquatic Center will include a 10 - lane , 25 - yard competition pool; diving boards; instructional pool , kiddie play pool with aquatic playground and splash features; water volleyball and basketball courts; a lazy river; multiple water slides; multi - purpose rooms; lifeguard and manager work space; locker rooms , and spacious deck areas .
Work began this week and construction is expected to wrap up in Summer 2023 . The construction contract for the Aquatic Center was awarded to Core Construction , and Gabor Lorant Architects Inc . ; firms with experience building and designing large civic facilities , aquatics centers , and other projects .
For updates and visuals related to the future of the Avondale Aquatic Center , visit
www . avondaleaz . gov/aquaticcenter
Video featuring the new Aquatic Center
https://youtu . be/oVeIqTD5bHo
Avondale , Arizona is a community where people share a deep sense of pride in what has been accomplished and how far we have come . In Avondale , there is strong belief that the blending of a broad spectrum of cultures comes from a true sense of harmony throughout the community . Here , people and businesses are welcomed with open arms and supported in a way that exemplifies a dynamic , intelligent and driven city , ready to take on the future . Avondale is Aspiring . Achieving . Accelerating .
11465 W . Civic Center Drive , Avondale , AZ 85323 · ( 623 ) 333 - 1600 · www . avondaleaz . gov
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