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Garces Memorial High School Announces
Salvucci Aquatics Center

On Tuesday, June 1, 2010, Garces Memorial High School broke ground on the Salvucci Aquatics Center. The aquatics center will include a 25 yards by 30 meters swimming pool and two one meter diving boards. Eventually, the school will add stadium seating. The shallowest end of the pool will be four and a half feet, will drop to seven feet to accommodate water polo and will be fourteen feet at the deepest end to accommodate diving. The aquatics center project manager is S.C. Anderson, the architect is Ordiz & Melby and the pool construction company is California Commercial Pools. The anticipated completion date is December 1, 2010.


The ground breaking crew consisted of Msgr. Michael R. Braun, Leigh Ann Anderson, Fr. Jim LaCasse, Frank Salvucci, Elsie Salvucci, Bill Potter, John Fanucchi, Kathleen Bears, and Ray Karpe.

If you would like to support Coach Bill Potter’s wish list for the Salvucci Aquatics contact Tonya Abbott 661-327-2578 x118.

Coach Bill Potter’s Wish List for the Salvucci Aquatics Center

10 Paragon starting platforms, dual posts
$36,000

Pool cover system with two three tub reels and covers
$28,000

2 Paragon stainless steel lane line reels with cover
$5,500

Pool vacuum
$5,000

4 8’ Stanchion posts with sliding collar
$1,500

Water Polo lines
$1,500

4 Water Polo tethers with take-up reel
$1,100