I am excited. I can’t wait to bring my kids here. Once they have more lifeguards here then we will be using it more throughout the day. I feel like once more people start using it, more people would want to get their lifeguard training.” Morgan Dorman. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Are you looking forward to using the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre?

Weekly streeter of the week question for Vanderhoof residents

The Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre opened Jan. 26.

Over 100 people came for the inauguration where Mayor Gerry Thiessen thanked the community and sponsors for their support.

Right after the ceremony, 50 people got to take the first dip into the pool.

Beginning Jan 30, the hours of operation as listed by the YMCA of Northern BC website are: Wednesday – 3 pm to 8 pm; Thursday – 6 am to 12 pm; Friday – 3 pm to 8 pm; Saturday – 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday – 12 pm to 5 pm.

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“I am going to come and learn how to swim here. I am excited about the pool opening.” Aiden Mountinfield. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

“I am overly excited. I have been looking forward to having a pool here since I was young. When we were young that was the big goal and I am almost 40 and we have a pool!” Amber Tait. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

“I think the pool is wonderful for the community. I will be absolutely using the pool. With the five young children we have, we will be using it as much as we can. Especially in the winter time when it cold out we could come here to burn off some energy.” Wes Neufeld. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

“I will be using the pool and I am excited about this. I will be coming to use the pool often. I really like swimming.” Hailey Gull. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

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