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Monday, March 04, 2013

Aquatic Center dives into Facebook

To keep the region’s water enthusiasts informed about construction progress and other news about its mid-May opening, the Kingsport Aquatic Center has launched a Facebook page at A release is attached.

The state-of-the-art Kingsport Aquatic Center represents the city’s largest quality-of-life investment to date and will benefit water lovers of all kinds -- from competitive swimmers to seasonal waterpark visitors.

As warm weather approaches, thank you for your help informing your audience of this new tool to keep up-to-date on this new regional leisure amenity.

About the Kingsport Aquatic Center
Located at the foot of scenic Bays Mountain in Kingsport’s Meadowview district, the state-of-the-art Kingsport Aquatic Center features both indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities and activities. The 46,000-square-foot inside area includes the region’s only indoor Olympic-size eight-lane, 50-meter pool; a four-lane, 25-meter, zero-gravity pool specially designed for instruction and therapy; and a leisure pool with water slide. Also inside are one-meter and three-meter diving platforms. The outdoor water park features a large pool with a water playground and lily pad crossing, two water slides, a 900-foot lazy river and a concession area.

Scott Bird
Vice President
Moxley Carmichael
445 S. Gay Street, Suite 305
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-544-0088 ext. 26
865-544-1865 fax

Kingsport is located on the Tennessee-Virginia border at the crossroads of I-81 and I-26 near the geographic center of the Eastern U.S. This city of 50,000 in a metro of 308,000, was planned by renowned American planner John Nolen in his office at Harvard Square. Located in the lush green foothills of the Tennessee Valley, it is surrounded by the Southern Highlands and mountain lakes. Kingsport is home to Marriott’s and thousands of acres of unique, natural amenities at Bays Mountain and Warriors Path Parks. The natural geography provides a temperate, well-balanced climate with four seasons and a natural shelter from extreme weather. Population growth has also been well-balanced, ensuring you will not outgrow your decision to relocate. With no personal property taxes, special assessments, or state income taxes on salaries/wages, you’ll find that Kingsport has a very low cost of living coupled with an exceptionally high quality of life (see for yourself at The regional airport (TRI) has direct flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando and St. Pete/Clearwater with easy access, parking, and virtually no security lines. The public education system was planned by Columbia University and Newsweek has repeatedly recognized the local high school as one of the best in America. Year in and year out our graduates go on to the top colleges and universities (and without costly private school tuition fees). Harvard also recognized Kingsport in 2009 with the Innovations in American Government Award for its higher education initiative. What are you waiting for? It’s time to leave the high costs, traffic jams, and stress behind and discover this hidden gem.