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CA's pool plans ignore needs of older residents [Letter]
It appears that CA is more interested in building facilities that bring in new revenue than in serving its core population and the needs that population has identified. CA hired Williams Aquatics to look for inexpensive ways to create much needed indoor lap lanes for Columbia's growing number of exercise lap swimmers and year-round competition swimmers. The Williams firm identified several doable and relatively inexpensive ways to build a new indoor pool or enclosing an existing pool. Instead of serious consideration of the alternatives Williams offered, CA's Rob Goldman now wants to heat an outdoor pool year-round, a cheap and unappealing alternative that would satisfy no one.
June 19, 2013