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SKP construction moves to final stages

Sep 15, 2017

Sam Ketcham Pool construction moves to final stages

Parts of Phase One will close for three weeks

Central Cariboo – Starting Sept. 25, some Phase One elements will be closed for three weeks as construction enters the final stages for the Sam Ketcham Pool upgrade project. The lap tank, hot tub, sauna and steam room will be closed starting Monday, Sept. 25 and will re-open on Monday, Oct. 16.  The fitness centre is unaffected by this closure and will remain open for regular hours during this time.

A short-term closure is necessary as crews remove the temporary wall and complete the tiling between Phase One and Phase Two. During this time, crews will also connect vital mechanical systems, including heating, ventilation, air conditioning and water treatment system, into the new leisure pool area. The lap tank area is unable to stay open while this work is completed.

When the lap pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room re-open on Oct. 16, Phase Two will remain closed. Final cleaning and commissioning for Phase Two will occur over the following few weeks. 

The wildfire evacuations this summer have affected the originally anticipated October opening of the entire project. The pool’s full completion is projected for mid-November, barring unforeseen circumstances. An opening date will be announced as soon as possible.

See a live webcam of the progress on Phase Two construction at the Cariboo Regional District website here: http://bit.ly/2f9OthA

The Sam Ketcham Pool upgrade project is a joint initiative of the Cariboo Regional District and City of Williams Lake. For more information and regular updates, follow the project’s Facebook page at facebook.com/SamKetchamPool or Twitter feed at @SKPProject. Find further information on the Cariboo Regional District website at cariboord.ca and on the City of Williams Lake site at williamslake.ca


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