Photo gallery: Mt. Lebanon High School opens new pool, wrestling room
Swim team members officially opened the new Mt. Lebanon High School pool on Monday. Swimmers dropped a little water saved from the old pool into the new one during a ceremony, then dove in for an inaugural swim. The 25-yard, eight-lane pool includes a timing system, matrix scoreboard and stadium seating for 200. The old, five-lane pool was built in 1955.
Mt. Lebanon wrestlers also held a ribbon cutting for their new wrestling gym on Monday. The school is undergoing $109 million in renovations, and the new athletic field house includes the pool and wrestling gym along with the health and physical education departments, classrooms, a fitness center, a main gym and other facilities. As new areas are completed, they're opening for student and community use.
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