Free swimming, food and more at Grandview pool opening June 11

The event - which will include free swimming, food and more - will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 16855 24th Ave.

The City of Surrey is having a grand opening celebration for the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre on July 11.

SOUTH SURREY — A grand opening celebration for the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre is set for June 11.

The event – which will include free swimming, food and more – will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 16855 24th Ave.

Mayor Linda Hepner and councillors will do an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and the celebration will include free swimming, live entertainment and swimming demonstrations.

A new piece of public art, “Circulation” by Pierre Sasseville and Jean-Francois Cooke, will be unveiled.

Highlights of the award-winning facility include a 10-lane, 50-metre FINA-standard Olympic size competition pool, diving facilities, leisure and “lifestyle pool” with a “lazy river,” spray features and tot’s area.

It also has two hot tubs, waterslide, steam room, dry sauna, spectator seating, large family-friendly universal change area, 8,500 square foot fitness area and an exterior terrace.

Visit surrey.ca/events for more information.

-The Now

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