- Barry Farm will be closed between January 10 and December 2014 so the current facility can be demolished and the new facility built
- Normal Barry Farm programming will be offered at Birney School (2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE - entrance is on the parking lot side) starting Wednesday, January 15
- The new facility will be 30,000 gross-square foot and include a gymnasium with spectator seating, multipurpose room, kitchen, fitness room, teens' room, game area, computer lab, a seniors' room and lounge
- The outdoor spaces will include a synthetic athletic field for various sports, basektball courts, and more. The outdoor pool will become an indoor pool with new features including lap lanes and a leisure pool. The pool is scheduled to be completed this summer.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Barry Farm Recreation Center closes for demolition; center to be replaced
The Department of Parks and Recreation announced January 10 that Barry Farm Recreation Center will close to make way for a new facility. According to the release,