New Sidewalks Going In
Pedestrians and bicyclists can feel a bit safer while getting around Casa Grande. The City is installing new sidewalk ramps at various intersections, reconstructing sidewalks across public alleys and private driveways and making spot repairs of existing sidewalks. The work is in the area of Center Avenue to Casa Grande Avenue and Melrose Drive to the alley north of Saguaro Drive. For questions or more information, contact Public Works at 520-421-8625.
Free Swimming Continues Through July 27
Children 17 and younger are invited to enjoy free Friday swimming at the Palm Island Family Aquatic Park through July 27. This new program is sponsored by UnitedHealthcare and opens the park for free swimming every Friday noon to 5 p.m. The park is at 1115 N. Brown Ave. For more information, contact the Recreation Office at (520) 421-8677.
Progress Visible at New Rec Center
Construction on the new Community Recreation Center at 1900 N. Peart Road kicked off with a February groundbreaking and now the gym walls are at 24 feet and steel ledges are being set to support the roof. Utility work has been completed for the next two months. The center will be a multipurpose facility offering a fitness center, classrooms, gym, track and a special event venue. The $16 million project is being led by Haydon Building Corporation.