GREENWICH, Conn. — Sacred Heart Greenwich will open its new 35,000-square-foot athletic center with a Sept. 9 ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The athletic center is the central piece in a major renovation of the independent, Catholic all-girls’ K-12 school, on 118 acres at 1177 King St., Greenwich.
In addition, the project includes an expanded dining room and outdoor commons area, according to a press release.
The athletic center provides two gymnasiums for the school’s basketball and volleyball teams, six squash courts, a large multi-purpose space for student assemblies, yoga/dance studio, fitness center, individual rooms and class space for physical education, press box, trainer and administrative offices.
The dining space features a new student dining room, serving area in faculty/staff dining room, student lounge with fireplace and outdoor dining terrace.
The outdoor commons area is a centralized green space between the athletic center and main buildings. Walkways connect it to the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools, The Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and the library/media center. The commons features an amphitheater, playgrounds, gardens and walkways.
The ceremony will be at 9:20 a.m. To view the live webcast, go to the school's website .
There also will be an event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at the athletic center, where the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, will bless the new center.
For more information about the school, visit the school’s website .
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