Henrico unveils renderings of new aquatic center

Henrico unveils renderings of new aquatic center
The aquatics center is replacing Macy's at Regency Square Mall. (Source: Henrico County/NOVA)

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico County posted photos to Facebook on Friday of what the a new aquatics center will look like at Regency Square Mall.

The cost of the project, which will replace Macy’s, is about $18 million and will feature an eight-lane 50-meter pool and two three-lane 25-yard pools.

Check out the latest renderings of the planned indoor aquatics center at Regency Square. Henrico County partnered with...

Posted by Henrico County Government on Friday, October 18, 2019

“Swimming is becoming more popular nationwide,” said NOVA of Virginia Aquatics Executive Director Ann McGee earlier this year. “It’s now the fourth most popular sport in the country … I think that this is a swimming community between the many swim clubs here and the number of kids who compete, who swim in their summer league programs, and now in schools.”

The project is a private-public partnership between the County, NOVA Swimming and Regency Square.

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