Island Rec Center announces community open house


People for Parks is holding an open house for the community to preview the Island Rec Center’s new community center at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Guests will hear about construction and fundraising updates and will be able to tour the new building, which is currently under construction. The project includes renovation of the existing Island Rec Center and construction of a new facility with a second gym, elevated indoor walking track, teen room, fitness equipment, offices and rooms for classes. The renovated Island Rec Center is expected to open in winter 2018, with the new community center slated to open in summer 2018. The open house will be held at the existing Island Rec Center campus at 20 Wilburn Road on Hilton Head Island.