Posted on September 03, 2010 00:00
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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