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Althea Gibson Tennis Complex

Althea Gibson Tennis Complex

New tennis complex at Empie Park opens
 Althea Gibson Tennis Complex ribbon cutting

The city held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at Empie Park to officially open the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex. The park is located at 3405 Park Avenue.

The $1.5 million project is a joint city/county project funded by the 2006 Parks and Greenspace Bond.
The project includes:

  • 10 new lighted tennis courts giving Empie Park a total of 18 courts
  • New 1,500-sq. ft. clubhouse
  • Stormwater improvements
  • 2 new basketball courts

Learn more about the Althea Gibson Tennis Complex.

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 Althea Gibson tennis courts
 Lighted basketball courts at Empie Park
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