New aquatics center opens in Chapel Hill

Posted February 13, 2009 12:16 p.m. EST
Updated February 13, 2009 12:30 p.m. EST

— Chapel Hill residents got a new exercise option Friday when the Homestead Aquatic Center at 300 Northern Park Drive officially opened.

The grand-opening celebration included a dedication ceremony, ribbon cutting and cake.

The 27,000-square-foot facility cost $6.5 million to build. It features a lap pool, warm water pool, locker rooms and public areas.

The aquatics center's hours are:

  • 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays
  • 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday
  • 12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday