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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE—TRIAD NC | VOLUME 16—ISSUE 2 36 GREENSBORO To watch professional swimming events head to the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Or to make your own splash head to the largest water park in the Carolina's at Wet n' Wild Water Park. Greensboro is hoop heaven for basketball lovers. The city is the headquarters of ACC sports and has hosted more basketball tournaments than any other ACC city. Greensboro is known as "Tournament Town" and the city celebrates when "March Madness" tournament time comes to the Greensboro Coliseum for men and women's basketball. The city will host the Women's basketball tournament in 2019, and the men's basketball tournament in 2020. "ACC Women's Basketball sets the standard for the highest quality competition," said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. "Next year will be no different, with outstanding matchups throughout the regular season and culminating all 15 teams competing in Greensboro at what is arguably the top women's basketball conference tournament in the country." Walking in parks and gardens is a relaxing way to spend the afternoon. The green city has scenic parks, greenways and gardens to stroll in. History comes alive each March in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, where visitors watch re-enactors dressed in Revolutionary War uniforms in live battles. LeBauer Park is Greensboro's urban park and features dramatic public art. Installations of "jeans" are throughout downtown giving a nods to Greensboro's denim history. Biking is a fun and easy way to get around the city. The LimeBikes bikeshare program offers bicycles for a fee anywhere in the city limits. The colorful, green bikes are often seen on college campuses such as UNC-Greensboro where students, faculty and staff get a reduced rate. A favorite green space is the Downtown Greenway which when finished will be a four-mile loop connecting people with nature and art. The Bird, Bee and Butterly Pollinator Garden bring nature lovers together at the Woven Works Park on the greenway. []

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