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Community Center Update: Aug. 31

Updated: 08/31/2017

From start to finish, the Community Center renovations took 460 days (that includes weekends) to complete. The Community Center is now 99.98 percent finished and fully open to the public!

We will have the grand re-opening on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. From now until then, our staff continues to work with the project’s construction manager to complete the last punch-list items. A few include staining the exterior siding and redoing the exterior landscaping, which will be regraded and reseeded the weeks of Aug. 28 and Sept. 4.

The department continues to hire new staff for the Community Center and indoor aquatic center. Staff is also preparing for the grand re-opening by displaying photos, wall graphics and signage.

It has been an interesting 15 months with a lot of changes taking place. We are so excited with how the project turned out and cannot thank the community enough for its support of the renovated facility. A special thank you goes out to the Community Center members who have been with us since before the project. They were patient and willing to move around as construction shifted.

We are excited for what the future holds for the Shakopee Community Center, Ice Arena and Parks and Recreation Department!