It just keeps going

Aqua Aerobics still continues after more than 35 years 


December 29, 2022

Mike Armstrong

Water aerobics are enjoyed every morning at the Hanna Rec Center.

The Hanna Miner Memorial Recreation Center was built in 1984 by the Carbon County Coal Company. It was state of the art at the time with racquetball courts, basketball courts, weight room and a pool that was just shy of being an Olympic size pool.

The pool became the center of attention not only to swimmers who wanted to do laps or kids that wanted to dive and go down the water slide, but it was important to a group of people who wanted to try a new thing. It was called water aerobics. This was during a time synchronized swimming, now known as artistic swimming since 2017, had been introduc...

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