COPY-North Charleston opens year-round swimming pool

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - People in North Charleston now have a place to swim year-round.

On Friday, officials are holding a ceremony to celebrate the reopening of the swim facility at the Danny Jones Complex.

The facility is now fully enclosed and heated for year-round access. The pool officially reopens on Monday.

Last year, the Logan Rutledge Children's Foundation approached North Charleston officials about the lack of a year-round swim facility in the area. The group raised $350,000 in private funds and in-kind donations for the improvement project.

The Town of Mount Pleasant and the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission each committed $100,000 to the effort.

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