Local dignitaries and youth swimmers take part in the ground breaking ceremony for the Dimond Park Aquatic Center Saturday morning on Riverside Drive near Thunder Mountain High School. Said Juneau Borough Schools superintendent Glenn Gelbrich: "It goes without saying, if you are in Southeast A laska you are not far from the water. ... We are committed to helping all the kids in or schools learn how to swim..." Other officials said the aquatic center would be a gathering point for the community and a place to raise strong, healthy and intelligent children.
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