Friday, February 15, 2013
About $200,000 worth of improvements will be made in time for the girls swim season in the fall.
About $200,000 worth of improvements to the Oak Creek High School pool have been approved and will be made in time for the fall swim season. The Oak Creek-Franklin School Board earlier this week approved using money from a fund set up for community-based projects on long-needed upgrades to the pool. The project will move drainage filters so the water level can be raised, which will allow OCHS swim teams to finally use starting blocks. The improvements will be made, in part, thanks to Wispark, which agreed to pay $100,000 into the community service fund as part of a land exchange agreement last year. Wispark is the development arm of We Energies and the lead developer of the Drexel Town Square project. By law, money in the community …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The school district wants to use money from the Wispark land exchange for much-needed improvements to the Oak Creek High School pool.
Thanks in part to money from Wispark, the Oak Creek High School pool may be getting some long-awaited improvements. The Oak Creek-Franklin School Board signaled its support for a recommendation to make about $200,000 worth of improvements to the pool using money from a fund set up for community-based projects. This project would move drainage filters so the water level can be raised. That will allow OCHS swim teams to finally use starting blocks, which are used at meets at nearly every other school except Oak Creek. The board could vote on the proposal Feb. 11. Work would be done over the summer and completed in time for the girls' swimming season in the fall. As part of a land exchange agreement last year , Wispark agreed to pay $100,000…
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Residents have extra chances to get relief from the heat.
With the heat wave forecasted to last all week, open swim hours at the Oak Creek High School pool have been extended to 4:30 p.m. through Thursday. Milwaukee County has also extended hours for its pools. Outdoor pools will have an evening session; wading pools and splash pads will be open an additional two hours; and Cool Waters and David F. Schulz water parks will be open until 8 p.m. For more information, visit countyparks.com. The city has more safety information about the heat wave here.