Parks & Rec: Some Gyms, Fields remain closed

Northeast EP: DC Gonzalez

Repairs from Thursday's rain continue

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 1:38pm

The city's Parks and Recreation Department crews continue to work to repair the damage to facilities across the city from last week's heavy rainfall.

The list, released noontime Monday, highlights the widespread nature of the rain's damage to facilities across the city.

Officials also updated the list of sports fields closed for practice and/or games for the city and independent leagues.

According to Parks & Rec, work at the Armijo Recreation Center, located 700 East Seventh Street in Central El Paso, has closed the main gymnasium, boxing gymnasium and the cardio area in the weight room.

Over in Northeast El Paso, the main gymnasium at the Veterans Recreation Center at 5301 Salem is closed as crew work to repair damage there.

And in East El Paso, the Marty Robbins Recreation Center at 11620 Vista Del Sol Drive currently has closed only the cardio area inside the weight room.

Closed Fields:

Westside Sports Complex - 201 Isela Rubalcava St.
Saipan – Ledo Fields 4601 Durazno Ave.
Capistrano Baseball Fields - 8700 Padilla Dr.
Eastwood Park (Football Field) - 3001 Parkwood St.
Galatzan Park (Field #1) - 650 Wallenberg Dr.
Blackie Chesher Park (Fields #4, #5, #6) - 9143 Escobar Dr.
Lomaland Park Fields - 715 Lomita Dr.
Stiles Park Fields - 7325 Stiles Dr

In the same news release, Parks and Recreation officials add that "the facilities are being repaired as quickly as possible."

For scheduling information, click HERE


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