Soboba gets into the swim

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The swimming pool at San Jacinto High School’s new Soboba Aquatics Center measures 25 yards by 38 meters and will allow for many sporting and fitness activities for students. Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians photo
In an effort to offer San Jacinto High School students a way to participate in a competitive aquatics program, a pool was constructed on its campus and the public got its first look during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Aug. 30. The Soboba Aquatics Center is more than a 25-yard by 38-meter swimming pool, although that is what elicited oohs and ahhs from the crowd that gathered for the event. The $6.5 million facility features a Myrtha professional CIF-regulation pool, concrete deck, bleachers, digital scoreboard, coach’s office and all startup equipment necessary for swimming and water polo – all housed within the aquatics center structure. San Jacinto High School principal Courtney Hall invited the Inter-Tribal Bird Singers and Bird Dancers, led by Wayne Nelson, to present a
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