FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2019                                 Contact: Emma Oglesby 206-575-1633

 

Grand Re-Opening Celebration of the Des Moines Mount Rainier Pool will be on Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 1:30pm.

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is pleased announce the re-opening of the Des Moines Mount Rainier Pool. A Celebration and Ribbon Cutting will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:30 P.M.

The 43 year-old facility had major renovations done in 2018 which included replacing the pool liner, bulkhead, tiling and surge tank. The pool roof, failing brickwork, and clerestory windows were also replaced or repaired.

“We are excited to celebrate the re-opening of the Mount Rainier Pool,” Offered Andrea H. Reay, President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber. “The pool provides valuable services to our community, and with the remodel complete, we look forward to many more years of use.” 

Mount Rainier Pool originally opened on September 15, 1975. In November of 2009 the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District was created by a vote of the citizens of Des Moines to acquire, maintain and operate Mount Rainier Pool. The City of Normandy Park and the Highline Schools District also work in collaboration and operation of Mount Rainier Pool.

The Chamber and Mount Rainier Pool invite the community to join them on March 16th as they gather to celebrate the re-opening of the pool. “We hope you get a chance to enjoy it, and we will continue to look for fun and innovative ways to improve your experience.” Offered Scott Deschenes, District General Manager

Find more information about the Mount Rainier Pool and the event on March 16th please follow this link (Chamber Event Link) and visit the Pool’s website  http://www.mtrainierpool.com/

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About the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization that has served the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila since 1988.  The Chamber focuses on business advancement in the region by helping to build and maintain a strong economic environment.

About the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District – The Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District is a special municipal district created in November 2009 to enhance the community’s quality of life through aquatics. The five commissioners in 2019 are Joe Dusenbury, Eric Kasnick, Shane Young, Toni Overmyer, and Gene Achziger.

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UPDATE

Pool closed June 20-July 4. Click here to view schedule taking effect July 5.