The George Fox University swim team will practice and compete at the newly renevated Chehalem Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center (completion anticipated December 2017). The $19.9 million bond measure was passed by voters on the November 2014 ballot and groundbreaking will begin in October 2016.
This measure funds the redevelopment of CPRD’s 44-year-old community swimming pool facility as follows:
- Replacing out-of-date machinery to improve energy efficiency;
- Replacing structurally deficient cement and rebar infrastructure;
- Redeveloping pool facility to meet current demand and reduce overcrowding;
- Improved pool design to provide better safety for students and seniors;
- Construction of additional space for regional school swim meets;
- Renovations for ADA compliance;
- Demolition of existing out-of-date structures and renovation and improvement of fitness section and acquisition of new equipment;
- Parking and site improvements and furnishings and equipment related to the pool redevelopment;
- Citizen oversight would be required.
Up to date information is available on the Chehalem Parks and Recreation website.