August 07, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Dawson Creek, Beaches & Swimming
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I'm not sure if you guys noticed, but there has been a heat wave hanging around B.C. recently. With temperatures hovering around 27-30 degrees for the past couple weeks, we finally decided to beat the heat and head over to the swimming pool.
The Kenn Borek aquatic centre is located in the recently built Encana Multiplex. It's a state of the art facility, featuring an 8 lane, 25m competition pool, and a leisure pool complete with many fountains and a lazy river for the young 'uns. There is also a waterslide, sauna and steam rooms, hot tubs, 1m and 3m diving boards, and a swirl pool.
The pool is well built to accommodate swimmers of all ages and abilities. The leisure pool is shallow enough for most children, and the area is well monitored to assure safety. The competion pool has a lot of toys to play with, which makes it fun for more experienced swimmers who are comfortable in the water. My personal favourite, however, is the waterslide. Truly there is no greater thrill in this world that wooshing down a tube filled with water, with no control of your direction or speed...
..or maybe that's just how I feel about it.