The Royals from Monaco visit Fort Lauderdale...
Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene receive key to the city during a special visit toAquatic Center ahead of its 2023 grand opening celebration.
The City of Fort Lauderdale welcomed princely family, their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene to celebrate the completion of the City's world-renowned Aquatic Center following a multimillion-dollar revitalization project. The center boasts one of the tallest dive towers in the world and state-of-the-art competition pools for both competitive and public use.
The plans for this visit began with Mayor recent visit to where he met with dignitaries about the Aquatic Center project, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, and other important commission priorities and investments.
"The renovation of the aquatic complex restores as a premier destination for global competitive swimming and diving at a venue that is also available to the public. The visit by their Serene Highnesses of shows the global value we have achieved and the excitement that we are generating," said Mayor who is working to add to growing list of Sister Cities around the world.
Their Serene Highnesses have a keen interest in Aquatic Center and the adjoining International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF). H.S.H. is a 2011 gold medallion ISHOF honoree, and his uncle served as the ISHOF president in the 1980s.
"We hope these ties will continue even beyond the celebration here today. We have wonderful plans of maybe getting one our major events both in and here in , the Boat Show and the Monaco Yacht show, to collaborate in a much more fruitful way. We really look forward to all these opportunities," said H.S.H. during his remarks at the event.