January 23, 2008
Rhea-Lyons Swimming Pool reopens with pool party

Lees-McRae College welcomed students back for the spring semester with a pool party - in January!

After undergoing extensive renovations made possible by the generosity of the Charles A. Cannon Charitable Trusts and The Cannon Foundation, the Rhea-Lyons Swimming Pool opened its doors for its grand re-opening January 15 from 7 to 11 p.m. The evening was filled with games, music, fun, and, of course, swimming.

More than 100 students attended the pool party Tuesday evening to check out the pool and spend time with friends after the holiday break.

"It was great to see so many students and people from the Lees-McRae community come together for the pool party. We are all so happy that the pool is open again! It looks great and everyone seems incredibly excited to use it!" said Dani Usedom, Director of Intramurals at Lees-McRae. "It was also a great opportunity for students to hang out together after getting back from break."

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