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Sarasota News Leader March 8, 2013 Page 57 ARLINGTON PARK GYM CLOSES FOR RENOVATIONS The Arlington Park gymnasium, located at 2650 Waldemere St. in Sarasota, soon will undergo a much-needed renovation necessitating the gym to be closed for approximately two weeks, the City of Sarasota has announced. near the goals, a city news release says. The goal winch system also will be converted from manual to electric, the release notes. This is the first time the gym will have been updated in 30 years, it adds. The makeover will begin Monday, March 11; it is expected to be finished Monday, March 25. The $134,000 project is being funded through The project includes installing a new floor, the countywide local option sales tax, also new gym divider curtain and new basketball known as the penny sales tax, approved by goals as well as adding padding to the walls Sarasota County voters, the release points out. The Arlington Park gym is overdue for renovations, according to city staff. Photo courtesy City of Sarasota

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