TORONTO - Wilfrid Laurier's Director of Athletics and Recreation, PETER BAXTER
, received the Omni Swim Friend Award at the Annual Swim Ontario Awards presentation.
The award recognizes Baxter's tireless efforts to save the Laurier Pool which led to a $4.2 million dollar renovation in the summer of 2009. The renovations were made possible through generous donations from Laurier students, community users, the provincial and federal governments, and the cities of Waterloo and Kitchener.
Swim Ontario is a non-profit sports governing body responsible for the organization and regulation of amateur swimming in Ontario.