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Mayor Landrieu, officials celebrate opening of Stallings St. Claude Center

City officials and FEMA opened the new, $6.2 million Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool at 4300 St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood City officials and FEMA opened the new, $6.2 million Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool at 4300 St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood
City officials and FEMA opened the new, $6.2 million Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool at 4300 St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood. City officials and FEMA opened the new, $6.2 million Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool at 4300 St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood.
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Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City officials and FEMA opened the new, $6.2 million Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool at 4300 St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood Friday.

The new 17,000-square-foot facility replaces the previous 13,000-square-foot community center that was damaged during Hurricane Katrina. The Stallings St. Claude Center, which was originally built in 1948, is the second of three New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) recreation centers to open this year.

The Sanchez Center at 1616 Caffin Street in the Lower Ninth Ward opened in June and the Rosenwald Center at 1120 South Broad Street in the B.W. Cooper neighborhood will open this Fall.

Amenities at the new Stallings St. Claude Center and Pool include a new community center featuring a full-size gymnasium; fitness room; multi-purpose rooms for dance, music, and activities; renovated pool and pool building; recreation field; basketball court; parking area and driveways; bike racks; and, new landscaping.

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