FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Craig O’Neil 407-246-3845 or 321-229-5025
Lauren Hames 407-246-3106 or 407-383-2073
MAYOR DYER AND COMMISSIONER PAGE TO
BREAK GROUND ON SMITH CENTER POOL
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 20, 2004) – Mayor Buddy Dyer and District 6
Commissioner Ernest Page Saturday at 11:30 a.m. will break ground on
the Dr. James R. Smith Center Pool Complex at 1723 Bruton Blvd.
The Mayor announced the long-anticipated pool project during his
State of the City Address in January. The pool complex will be used
for both instructional and recreational use – “two pools in one.”
Recreational amenities will include a loop slide, large water
umbrella and mini water fountains; the instructional portion will
feature a junior Olympic-sized six-lane, 25-yard competitive pool.
The City’s Families, Parks and Recreation and Public Works
departments will work to complete the pool complex by late summer
The Smith Center’s current amenities include an amphitheater,
computer lab, game room, pottery studio, softball fields, basketball
courts and a weight/fitness room.
From John Young Parkway, head west on Columbia Avenue to Bruton
Boulevard. Head south on Bruton Boulevard and the Smith Center will
be on the left.