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.