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February 19, 2015

University of Oregon's $50M rec center makeover: rock-climbing gym, new swimming pools, media wall

  • Officials hope the project will become the third rec center in the country to be LEED platinum.
    Eugene Register-Guard

    Photos from Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company [enlarge]
    A 12-lane lap pool replaced the old six-lane Leighton Pool, which was converted into a rainwater cistern.

    EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon officials describe the school's revamped student recreation center with two brief words: “Wow factor.”

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