The newly renovated McMillen Park Community Center celebrates a grand opening this weekend.
Details from Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation:
WHO: Mayor Tom Henry, Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll, City Councilman Glynn Hines, Parks & Recreation staff, Neighborhood Association Representatives
WHAT: McMillen Park Community Center Grand Opening Ceremony
WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 12 – 5 pm: Community Carnival (free public event)
WHERE: McMillen Park Community Center, 3900 Abbott Street
McMillen Park Community Center Fact Sheet from the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department:
- Arena #1 is an athletic exercise and multipurpose area which is approximately 31,000 square feet. It has rubberized multi-purpose athletic flooring, one full-size soccer field and three practice soccer fields, 4 pickleball courts, a 1/10 mile two-lane walking/jogging track and a 2,150 square foot area designated for a future indoor playground.
- Arena #2 is approximately 20,500 square feet and has 1,024 bleacher seats. It has a new hardwood sport floor for 2 full-size competition level basketball courts, 4 youth-size basketball courts, 4 volleyball courts, and portable basketball goals that can be moved to accommodate large events in the arena.
- The entire building has new, energy efficient heating and ventilation, energy efficient lighting, four multi-purpose rooms for meetings, education, training and gatherings, a computer lab, a whole-building security system and Wi-Fi throughout the building.