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The Kittitas County Memorial Pool and Fitness Center damaged and closed indefinitely

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ELLENSBURG, WA- The city pool suffered damage to the east exterior wall as a large section of brick collapsed this morning. The pool has been evacuated and is closed. A city building inspector has been called out and will be evaluating the structure.

It happened around 6:30 this morning, no one was hurt.The pool will be closed indefinitely while a structural engineer performs an analysis on the building.

According to Ellensburg Parks and Recreation, families will receive refunds for any missed lessons for the currently ending sessions, as well as those scheduled to start next week.Those with 3-month and yearly passes will receive pass extensions.

Picnic shelter rentals will be processed at the Parks & Recreation office (2nd Floor) in City Hall. 

Fencing and HEMA registrations can still be accepted online and in person at the Parks & Recreation office (2nd Floor) in City Hall.

For updates, check out the City of Ellensburg website, City of Ellensburg Facebook or the Ellensburg Parks & Recreation Facebook.

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