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Upgrades Coming to the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center
8/6/2014

It has served as the premier swimming destination in Mecklenburg County for more than 20 years and hosted national events that have drawn world-class athletes such as Michael Phelps.

Now the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center (MCAC) is getting a much deserved makeover.
 
Beginning on June 1, 2015, the Aquatic Center will close for approximately one year to allow for renovations.
“Our goal is to provide state of the art facilities to serve the recreational needs of all Mecklenburg County residents,” said Park and Recreation Director Jim Garges. “This project will go a long way in enhancing the overall experience for patrons who swim and workout at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.”
 
To accommodate patrons, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation staff will hold an information session on Sept. 10 to provide updates and answer questions. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at the Grady Cole Center, 310 S. Kings Drive.
 
The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center, located at 800 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in uptown Charlotte, opened in 1991 as the County’s first 50-meter competition pool. The facility also includes as 25-meter therapeutic pool, a fitness center and a hot tub.
 
For more information, visit the MCAC renovation Web page or contact James Alsop, division director for Park and Rec’s enterprise services division, at 980-314-1015 or James.Alsop@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov.
 


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