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Community Members Invited to Share their Input as Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center Prepares to Open

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Montgomery County Recreation's Silver Spring Recreation and Aquatic Center (SSRAC) is scheduled to open in 2023. Located in the Central Business District of Silver Spring this project is part of a public-private partnership with the Housing Opportunity Commission and the Lee Development Group. 

The first of its kind project will encompass recreation, aquatics, and senior programming all under one roof. SSRAC will include both recreation and leisure activities. Pools are designed for general swimming, low level diving, exercise, aquatic play, training, and more. A gymnasium, exercise and weight room spaces, movement and dance studios, multipurpose activity rooms, public use space, and social space with a culinary arts kitchen are also included.  

Members of the community are invited to attend a public forum at the Silver Spring Civic Building, located at 1 Veterans Place, to share their input at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3. Residents will be given a short presentation followed by the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.  

Community members who are unable to attend can complete the survey

Sign language interpreters and other auxiliary aids or services are available upon request, preferably at least three days before the event. Please call 240-777-6840 to request accommodations.  

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Release ID: 22-534
Media Contact: Monika Hammer 240-463-2442

Press Contact

Monika Hammer
Communications & Public Outreach

Montgomery County Recreation
2425 Reedie Drive
10th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902
(240) 463-2442