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Pleasanton's Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center reopens

Original post made on Sep 30, 2013

Pleasanton's popular Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center has reopened after a one-year renovation.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 7:36 AM

Comments

Posted by Gevo, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:15 am

When we found out about the renovations we were very excited about the potential for some new pool features. However, we were disappointed that they did not include any "fun" or family-friendly upgrades. It would have been great if they had installed a "splash pad" or water play structure similar to the features at the Community Pools in Livermore and San Ramon. We will continue to swim at those pools and enjoy the features they offer.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:41 am

Gevo...what a strange way to say Thank You!


Posted by Cosmo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 30, 2013 at 2:05 pm

The project was completed in a timely manner; however, I don't believe it was well thought out. In addition to omitting a family friendly splash pool, there is actually a reduction in water surface area because the diving pool was filled in. A small diving area was constructed on the side of the 25-meter pool but does not come anywhere close to replacing the much bigger diving pool which was lost.


Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm

May children and others who enjoy swimming have a great time!

HOORAY!