Everyone at Lacy Construction is looking forward to May. That’s when one of our projects currently under construction—the Wood River Municipal Swimming Pool—will open to a crowd of eager children and parents.
The Wood River Pool is an exciting new amenity that is owned and operated by the City of Wood River, Nebraska.
Known for its friendly small-town ambience, Wood River has city leaders who work hard to provide big time amenities like an excellent school system, impressive downtown library, and soon a $5.6 million recreational pool with many special features.
The heated pool will offer a raft water slide, a lazy river feature, a splash pad, two diving boards, including a three-meter board at the deep end, and a crawl-across feature. The pool also has a zero depth entry area for toddlers, as well as swimming lanes for competition by teens in the summer. A vortex inside the lazy river will keep rafts moving—in fact, it’s the first one in Nebraska. Across from the zero entry area, an ADA lift will assist handicapped persons into the swim area of the pool. Plans call for shaded canopy areas surrounding the pool, where parents can keep tabs on children and where families can enjoy cold drinks, ice cream, and other treats from the snack bar.