Programs organized by the Jackson Parks and Recreation Department are being relocated to other facilities due to construction at the Boos Recreation Center. Starting Monday, Sept. 12, all programs scheduled before 2 p.m. at the Boos Center will be moved to Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center at 1107 Adrian St. Programs slated for after 4 p.m. will take place at Northeast Elementary School, 1014 Fleming Ave.
Building improvements are ongoing at the Boos Center, such as installing a new heating and cooling system. The area around the recreation center in Loomis Park is also getting a big overhaul, with construction crews installing a new playground, pavilion, landscape and center entrance. Because of the improvement projects, the Boos Center will be closed to residents until further notice. The center is used for community events, senior programs and exercise classes.
A new program schedule will be posted in the Parks and Recreation section of the City website. Residents with questions about the changes may contact the Parks and Recreation Department by calling 517-788-4040.