February 2013

Short Sighted Pool Plan Gaurantees Lost Money for Long Beach

  • debbym 
OPINION – by Jessica Pollack (McCormick Divers Booster Club President)
As posted on www.lbreport.com

 

After years of patching, wrangling, and making do, the City of Long Beach finally has to come to terms with the need to rebuild the aging Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. Twelve years ago, the City entertained plans to demolish the pool to build a state-of-the-art facility. Then, following the 9/11 attack in New York City, those plans were put on hold. Again in 2005, another plan was discussed, but never materialized. The facility has limped along, but now cannot continue operating.Read More »Short Sighted Pool Plan Gaurantees Lost Money for Long Beach