The $23 million, 79,000-square-foot park will include amenities such as a gym, indoor track, aquatic center with a splash pool, slides, sauna, and outdoor lap pool.
Comptroller Darlene Green said the complex will benefit the community by creating jobs, especially for minorities. Her goal is that the workforce at the community center be at least 30 percent minority.
The complex will be built by contractors SM Wilson to conform to LEED Silver standards.
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