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Olympic Trials: Team AQLUB of Japan Will Train at Aquatic Center

on February 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

Team AQLUB from Tokyo Japan will train at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center Feb. 16-March 8 because of this year’s Olympic Trials. This is a great opportunity for local residents to visit with and watch an extremely competitive team train. Contact the Los Alamos Aquatic Center at 662-8170 for details on the team’s arrival and schedule.

The Aquatic Center is a world-class facility that offers diverse activities to users of all age, income, fitness and interest levels.

The facility offers affordable recreation, instruction, fitness, competitive programs, and therapeutic programs for all interest citizens and visitors.

The 50-meter pool and therapy pool is internationally known for providing High-Altitude Training – 7,245 feet above sea level.

Teams from Japan, Belgium, Denver, Chicago and Florida are among those using the local facility.

MAIN POOL

50 meters by 25 yards
620,000 gallons
4 feet – 13 feet deep
82.5 – 83.5 F water temperature
Access by steps, hydro-lift, and ladders

Amenities:

Inflatable obstacle course
Movable bulkhead
Two 1-meter diving boards
Water basketball hoop
USS regulation diving blocks
Rental locks available

THERAPY POOL

40 feet by 20 feet
27,000 gallons
4’2″ – 4’9″ deep
94-96 F water temperature
Access by ramp, ladders

Amenities

Water wheelchairs
Underwater railing
Tot dock – 3ft. x 10 ft. platform

Aquatic Center Calendar:

3:30 p.m. Friday – Diving & Swimming Event

Deep End Closed

Limited Shallow Lap Swim Lanes

Therapy Pool & Recreation Swimming Available

(Regular Schedule)

9 p.m. Friday - New!!!! 5th Quarter at the Pool. All Los

Alamos High School age youth are welcome to the pool for

Free and to enjoy pizza, swimming with friends, a diving

contest in the deep end and shallow-water fun on the giant

20-yard obstacle course after the Hilltoppers Varsity

Basketball Game…

6 a.m. Saturday - Diving & Swimming Event

6-7:30 a.m. - Facility Open for Early Public Lap Swim

Facility CLOSED Remainder of the day for Swim Event

Sunday, Feb. 12 – OPEN (Regular Schedule)

Thursday, Feb. 16 - Visiting Team Tokyo. Due to the Olympic Trials this year.

Team AQLUB from Tokyo Japan will be training at the Aquatic Center from

Feb. 16 through March 8.

10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 - Warm Water Saturday

Warmer Water Temperature

Inflatable Obstacle Course

Inner-Tubes

Water Basketball

Water Toys

Foosball

1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 – Warm Water Sunday, Come join the fun!

6 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20 – Facility Closed for President’s Day Holiday


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