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Larson Rec Center open house set for Thursday

by STAFF REPORT
Staff Report | December 19, 2022 5:33 PM

MOSES LAKE — Moses Lake residents can come take a look at the Larson Recreation Center beginning Thursday. The rec center will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and Dec. 27 through 30.

“Holiday ornaments will be given out to the public on Thursday, December 22 and Friday, December 23 on a first come, first serve basis until supplies are exhausted,” wrote Carrie Hoiness, recreation superintendent for the city, in a press release.

Admission will be free for the “open house” period, she added.

Visitors will have a chance to see some of the features of the facility which replaced the original rec center, including a walking track and fitness area, a multipurpose gym and meeting rooms. They can also get a list of the programs that will be offered, which include drop-in basketball and pickleball, bean bag and ping-pong tournaments, some exercise classes and an open gym, among other options.

Recreation center staff will be giving away holiday ornaments Thursday and Friday on a first-come basis, while supplies last, Hoiness said.

Normal hours will begin Jan. 2; a pass will be required after Feb. 1. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for early January, with the date and time to be announced.

Passes to utilize the facility after the free period – which ends Jan. 31 – will be available at www.mlrec.com.

Larson Recreation Center

601 S. Yakima Avenue, Moses Lake

509-764-3805

www.mlrec.com

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COURTESY PHOTO/CITY OF MOSES LAKE

The newly-built Larson Recreation Center has several physical fitness facilities incorporated into it, including a walking track that overlooks basketball courts.