Construction begins on new gym at Orange Beach Rec Center
A new, multi-purpose gymnasium at the Orange Beach Recreation Center is taking shape, as construction has begun on the building adjacent to the Rec Center’s existing gym. A bid was awarded to Highland Wake Construction for $1.2 million for construction of a new gymnasium at the at Canal Rd. and Wilson B
lvd.Weather permitting, construction is expected to be complete by the start of basketball season in November. City Administrator Ken Grimes said the new gym dimensions will be slightly bigger than the current gym allowing for multiple small courts for the younger basketball leagues.Improvements to the entire complex, including new paint and a roof for the existing recreation center are also planned.