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Residents in Aurora would have to wait until 1958 before a public swimming pool would be built in Town. The lack of their own facilities did not deter the swimmers of Aurora who went to neighbouring facilities and lakes to practice their skills. The town offered summer swimming lessons at Lake Wilcox in 1950 and in the winter of 1952 at St. Andrew’s College who had provided access to their swimming pool for Red Cross lessons (AURORA BANNER, MAY 1, 1952). The first outdoor pool opened on September 20, 1958 behind George Street School while the first indoor swimming pool was built in 1988 at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex. 
DUCKS SWIMMING 
In 1993 the Aurora Swim Club was founded by Reg Chappell and was later renamed Ducks Swimming. Within the first ten years of operating Ducks Swimming grew to include the Aurora Master Ducks as well as the Stouffville Ducks Swim Club and the Stouffville Masters Swim Club. In 2009 the Stouffville chapter was incorporated as a separate organization although the clubs continue a strong partnership. Since its creation Ducks Swimming has produced a number of star athletes including:  Jamie Ross, Guido Lannucci, Summer Mortimer, and Nydia Langill. With numerous medals won both nationally and internationally in 2012 Reg Chappell was awarded the Canadian and Ontario Paralympic Coach of the Year, Canadian Coaching Excellence Award, the Queens Diamond Jubilee Award and Ontario Coach of the Year.
MASTER DUCKS 
The Master Ducks was founded in 1996 by Nancy Black & Reg Chappell and has three main areas: Masters Swimming, Triathlon and Special Olympics. They are the fourth largest adult swim club in Canada and won the Canadian Masters Swimming Team Champions in 2005. Club members hold 30+ Canadian Masters Individual & Relay Records and 9 World Masters Individual & Relay Records.

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