Council seeking estimate on site near planned sports complex




The debate on where to locate a new Greenwood city pool isn’t over yet.

One year after deciding to build the new aquatic center on the southwest side of the city in Freedom Park, officials brought up a new idea to locate the facility on the opposite side of Greenwood, near where a hotel and sports complex are planned.

Now, a pool engineering firm is going to estimate the cost to build the new pool, water slides and lazy river near the Interstate 65 exit at County Line Road. Based on that estimate, the city council would decide whether to suggest reconsidering the Freedom Park location, city council member Thom Hord said.

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