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Rotterdam pool closing leaves kids high and dry

Club looking at $400,000 repair bill

Rotterdam Boys & Girls Club Unit Director John Vaccaro looks into the empty swimming pool at the Curry Road facility in June 2012.
Rotterdam Boys & Girls Club Unit Director John Vaccaro looks into the empty swimming pool at the Curry Road facility in June 2012.
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Since 1971, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Schenectady has been teaching kids to swim at its Rotterdam clubhouse. Each year, about 700 kids receive swim lessons there, and about 2,000 use the pool for lessons, free swims, birthdays parties and other events and programs. The organization also runs a senior swim program. But the future of the pool is in jeopardy. The pool was shut down in the spring, after an engineer determined parts ...

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robbump
June 10, 2012
2:15 p.m.

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Eso es algo que sólo un tonto polaca iba a escribir. Culo!

How the heck can the steel once again be in such poor condition the place is due to collapse? After it happened less than 20 years ago, why no frequent inspections, no humidity control, no rust removal & repainting? This was not a problem that occurred overnight.

Negligence! No more donations from me if they cannot properly care for their assets.

robbump
June 10, 2012
2:19 p.m.

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zelasko: check http://rotterdamny.info they've got a bunch of clowns there that like to sink to those ethnicity comments too. But I bet u r already one of the regulars.

roses
June 10, 2012
11:23 p.m.

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Um,Read it AGAIN !!! It's the Steel for the pool,Not the Building it's in!!!!

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