Beacons to Celebrate Renovated Gym with Doubleheader, Free Food for Fans on Feb. 5

February 04, 2013

Office of Communications


Men’s and women’s hoops teams play University of Southern Maine

The University of Massachusetts Boston invites students, staff, faculty, and the community to the official reopening of the Clark Center Gymnasium on Tuesday, February 5, at 5:30 p.m.

The gym closed in March for renovations. The 3,000-person fully accessible facility now has a new maple hardwood floor that provides student-athletes with better shock absorption. The renovated gym also features upgraded bleachers and entryways, along with specialty lighting and audiovisual systems.

The reopening festivities include free food and T-shirts and a basketball doubleheader. The women take on the University of Southern Maine at 5:30 p.m.; the men follow at 7:30 p.m.

For a slideshow of work on the gym, visit the Beacons Athletics website.

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