A huge crowd gathered outside the new wing of the Dulles South Multipurpose Center on Friday night to celebrate the opening of the long-awaited addition and, for some, to be among the first down the two-story-tall pool slide.
Admission will be free on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The center’s phase II construction added 81,000 square feet of space, including recreation and fitness areas, a rock climbing wall, a competition pool, a leisure pool with a vortex slide and other water features, meeting and party rooms, an exercise studio and gymnasium. Phase III provided an additional 17,000 square feet for the Dulles South Senior Center, featuring recreational and leisure program space, classrooms, a computer lab and game room, arts and crafts areas and a commercial kitchen.
The center will be open until 9:30 p.m. on Friday and from 8a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Senior Center will be open until 9:30 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Annual and six-month memberships will be discounted 15 percent from April 26 to June 1.