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The Backyard entertains kids for hours. It is one of the largest indoor playgrounds in the state. Photo by Brian Basham

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It’s been a little over 11 years since the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center opened its doors to the public for the first time on Dec. 14, 2001.


The first person to check into the fitness center on that day, Julia Okeson.

The first person to swim a lap in the pool at the BTD Aquatics Center was Art Bakker, according to Kim Bettcher, DLCCC aquatics director.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454