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Economic Impact Analysis of the Christiansburg Aquatic Center

Dr. Jim Pease (Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics), Dr. Scott Greiner (Professor, Animal and Poultry Sciences),  Nick Peavy (Senior, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics), Kyle Ewing , Taylor Delnicki (Senior, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences), and Ashley Pickett (Senior, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics)

Introduction

Owned and managed by the Town of Christiansburg, the Christiansburg Aquatic Center (CAC) is a public-private partnership between the Town and the Virginia Tech Swimming and Diving program. Its mission is simply, “…to operate a public aquatic facility to increase health, water safety, and the aquatic education of Christiansburg citizens and aquatic organizations.” (Christiansburg Aquatic Center). But what an understatement! The 64,000 square foot facility contains 3 pools, multi-purpose rooms, locker and changing Continue reading

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