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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Parks and Rec projects aim to beautify the town and get residents fit


August 16, 2023

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Parks and Recreation Department staffers Devyn Johnson, left, and Lucy Robinson, the director, have been busy with the reopening of the swimming pool and maximizing the usable space at the gym.

It's beginning to look a lot like fitness at the Parks and Recreation Department.

For the past several months, department staff and work crews have been laboring to finish projects, add more amenities and make the community healthier.

One of the recently completed projects was a major fix to the swimming pool, which reopened on Aug. 7. The pool had been closed since last November to repair a leak and to upgrade the ventilation system.

"We haven't had any major water loss, which means the repair work is holding," said Lucy Robinson, director of Parks and Recreation. "Lane Fitzjarrald is working...

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