New athletic gym completes $8.4 million renovation of Bethune-Fitzgerald Academy

Posted April 13, 2011


An $8.4 million renovation of Bethune-Fitzgerald Academy, 1845 Puritan Street, that includes a brand new 10,100-square-foot athletic wing addition, equipped with a 10-foot climbing wall, is complete. The Bethune-Fitzgerald project, finished in just eight months, is the second school to be 100% completed under of the DPS School Construction Program funded by voter-approved Proposal S dollars. The new 10,100-square-foot gymnasium addition includes: • A 10-foot climbing wall • 6 basketball hoops: 2 for full-court play and 4 additional for half-court play • Electronic scoreboard • Bleacher seating for 200 • Finished wood flooring with stanchion poles for a volleyball court set up • Locker rooms with shower facilities • Air conditioning.

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