Boulder officials acknowledged Tuesday that potentially toxic materials line the floors of three rooms at the South Boulder Recreation Center and will have to be removed at an unknown cost.

BOULDER, Colo. -- Boulder officials acknowledged Tuesday that potentially toxic materials line the floors of three rooms at the South Boulder Recreation Centerand will have to be removed at an unknown cost.

Jennifer Bray, a spokeswoman for Boulder's Parks and Recreation Department, said city officials have known since late January that a rubberized layer of flooring in the center's main gymnasium, racquetball and Pilates rooms contain "elevated levels of mercury and lead." From The Daily Camera.