The new $3.8 million pool facility at is scheduled to open next month.
While details are still being worked out for the June 9 grand opening,
Besides the replacement of the pool, which is the same size as the old one, upgrades to the facility include adding a zero-depth pool for children, a new bathhouse, a newly paved parking lot and a larger lawn area, said Pat Moser, Palatine Park District superintendent of parks and planning. The district bought a home at 1501 N. Oak Street for $350,000, adding about 30,000 square feet of additional green space.
The new facility also will have a three-meter diving board, two one-meter diving boards and a water slide. The new capacity will be 428, just slightly lower than the previous pool’s capacity of 500.
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