The Roosevelt Swim Center’s Outdoor Pool closed for Mt Rushmore Classic

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RAPID CITY, S.D.The Roosevelt Swim Center’s 50-meter outdoor pool will be closed to the public Friday through Sunday. The facility will be hosting the annual Jim Scull Mt. Rushmore Swim Classic hosted by the Rapid City Racers.

The swim meet will use the outdoor pool for competition. Additionally, participants will be using the indoor locker rooms as well as three to four lanes of the indoor pool.

City Recreation officials encourage the public to utilize the Swim Center’s leisure pool and specific areas of the 25-yard indoor pool for morning lap swim.  The facility’s parking lot will also be busier than normal with food trucks on site and considerable traffic.

The Horace Mann, Jimmy Hilton at Sioux Park and Parkview pools have open swim activities.

The Jim Scull Mt. Rushmore Classic will feature competitions in the 11 and over, 12 and under, and 13 and over age categories and featuring freestyle, individual medley, butterfly and backstroke events.

For more information, contact the Swim Center at 605-394-5223.

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