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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Dayton City Council Hears from Friends of the Pool

Group is surveying youth and adults about future desire for aquatic center


August 16, 2018

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In this photo taken in April, Dayton City Parks and Rec Manager Rob John points to crumbling paint on the interior of the Dayton city pool. The deck of the pool is heaving, and there are large cracks developing on top and below the deck, and in the crawlspace.

DAYTON-Vicki Zoller, President of the Friends of the Dayton Pool Committee, spoke to the Dayton City Council last week about work the committee is doing to help the community build an aquatic center in Dayton.

The city pool was closed this year because of infrastructure issues, and youth in the Summer Recreation program have been swimming in the Prescott Pool, she said.

Zoller said the committee used funds from grants to pay for their swim passes, and to bus them from Dayton to Prescott and back.

She also pointed out that the grant-writing committee is enjoying some success. The committee h...

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