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First taste of new pool

Rimbey children couldn’t wait to beat the heat when the expanded Rimbey Aquatic Centre officially opened on Tuesday. Jaxon Pluigers obliged a request from Colton Soderburg for a cool shot from the water cannon while they waited for opening ceremonies to conclude.

Rimbey children couldn’t wait to beat the heat when the expanded Rimbey Aquatic Centre officially opened on Tuesday. Jaxon Pluigers obliged a request from Colton Soderburg for a cool shot from the water cannon while they waited for opening ceremonies to conclude. The aquatic centre includes an outdoor pool, waterslide, hot tubs and change room building. A leak in the pool delayed the opening, which was slated for June 15. The project to expand and upgrade the 45-year-old pool cost more than $3 million, which included money from the town, local fundraising and the federal government.

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