There is promise in this 26-acre spot that is ideally centrally located. But there might well be a need to have an iconic site serve as the focal point for the park’s future. A pool with the rich history of the past may serve to draw people to the river.
A study of the pool’s current problems and future potential should give insight into the park’s future.
The restoration of Athletic Park Pool could be the starting point for bigger and better things for the area. Breathing life into this piece of community history is the right thing to do.
More coverage To read recent Herald Bulletin news articles about efforts to restore the pool at Athletic Park, visit heraldbulletin.com and search for "Athletic Park."