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The Dana Point Community Center will be closed from Aug. 6 through approximately Oct. 19 for previously scheduled renovations.

Some improvements have already been made. A new roof has been installed, and seven out of nine air conditioning units on the facility have been replaced.

“These changes alone represent a significant investment in the future of this facility,” director of general services Mike Rose said.

“The interior changes coming up during the closure will include an improved public service counter for our Community Services Department, new paint and flooring throughout the building, new energy efficient LED lighting throughout the building, new cabinets in the activity rooms, and a new multi-purpose dance floor in Room A. Our hope is that all of these changes will provide a fresh new look and feel to our Community Center.”

Visible improvements to be made are largely superficial such as paint, flooring and lighting and the changes that cannot be seen, including a new roof and HVAC equipment will make significant needed improvements to the facility.

“The most important aspect of this project is that the community see and feel that this Community Center is an important asset and a fixture that provides valuable resources and services to our community members of all ages,” Rose continued via email.  “We hope that this makeover will provide a welcome improvement to the look and feel of the Community Center that our community can be proud of.”

During this period, there are no classes scheduled in the building, although Community Services staff will still be working there and the senior lunch program will continue. Stay tuned to www.danapointtimes.com for updates.

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