GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - A ground-breaking ceremony took place Wednesday morning for the second phase of the new athletic building on the campus of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids.
The Alksnis Athletics & Recreation Building is being constructed at 1580 Fulton St.
It will be nearly 70,000 square feet in size when completed; have a 200-meter, NCAA-certified track with all of the amenities for track and field events; wooden floor courts for basketball, volleyball, cheerleading and dance; practice areas for baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse, golf and intramurals; and an extensive curtaining system will allow for multiple uses simultaneously.
The project is part of a renovation of Aquinas College’s athletic facilities that began years ago.
The athletic building is expected to be completed by spring 2014.
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