Completion of a 6-month renovation of the city Recreation Center was celebrated with a June 29 ribbon-cutting ceremony. This $950,000 project upgraded the exterior of the antiquated 1970s building with a more modern and vibrant exterior.
■ New entry way with stone veneer, new archway, and patterned concrete as well as new doors and storefront windows
■ New storefront windows and doors around the building perimeter
■ Exterior wall modifications for enhanced aesthetics
■ Stucco repair and painting around the entire building perimeter, including re-painting of the handball courts with anti-graffiti paint
■ Removal of current wood shingles and replacement with colored sheet metal roofing similar to other buildings in the park
■ Installation of sports figures on exterior wall and new signage
“The new improvements are an added asset to a building, which has and will continue to provide vital programs to the community for many years to come, said Assistant City Manager Maggie Le.