Mayor Cuts Ribbon to Newly Renovated Southwest Community Center Gym

Syracuse NY- Residents joined Mayor Matthew J. Driscoll, Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs Patrick Driscoll, Commissioner of Community Development Fernando Ortiz, Southwest Community Center Executive Director Jesse Dowdell and Fourth District Councilor Tom Seals as they cut the ribbon and officially open the newly renovated Southwest Community Center gym, 401 South Ave at 4:45 p.m.

The Donnie Fielder Basketball Tournament will mark the first basketball game in the upgraded gym beginning right after the ribbon cutting ceremony.

The gym was re-done to include new lighting, a new wood surface for basketball and volleyball, new baskets, scoreboards, and a shot clock to accommodate the many youth and adult basketball leagues hosted at the center. Also upgraded was the HVAC system in the entire building and pool area improvements.