Reno Council to Weigh Moana Pool Options

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Today could mark the beginning of the end for Reno's Moana pool.

The City Council will consider closing the 47-year-old facility rather than spending an estimated $4.6 million dollars to fix it up.

The pool was closed November 1 after its boiler failed, forcing more than 1,000 people in weekly aquatic programs to use other pools.

Susan Schlerf is assistant Reno city manager and acting parks director. She is recommending the council use $200,000 set aside for a Moana Pool site study for a broader study of the demand and potential return if the city built a modern aquatic center similar to one in Douglas County.

The Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden has four indoor pools and two outdoor pools, including a competition pool, therapy pool, play pool and water slides.

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