SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento City Council gave the green light for an aquatic center in North Natomas Tuesday.
Crews will break ground on the $45 million project in the next month.
And just like that, it’s a yes from the Sacramento City Council… we will break ground on the North Natomas Community Center & Aquatic Facility in the next 30 days.
Thank you to every person who helped get this project across the funding finish line.@TheCityofSac @NatomasUSD pic.twitter.com/jXHLNTw3bz
— Angelique Ashby (@AngeliqueAshby) August 13, 2019
The aquatic center will feature an Olympic-sized pool, water slides, and kids play area. It will also include a community center for recreational programs.
Natomas Mayor Pro Tem Angelique Ashby has been fighting for this project for five years and said in a press release Tuesday that she is extremely excited to see it come to fruition.
Swipe through renderings of the proposed aquatics center
The project is expected to be completed in late 2020 or early 2021.