Geater Community Center will reopen on Monday | Local News


ANDERSON — After being closed for nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geater Community Center will reopen on Monday.

Anderson Mayor Thomas Broderick Jr. announced that the community center, 1611 Chase Street, and parks department offices will be open to the public.

“We are thrilled to be able to reopen these facilities to the public and to be able to provide first-class programming at the Geater Center for our community,” Broderick said in a press release.

“We appreciate all of the public’s cooperation and understanding of the need to be protective during this unprecedented pandemic,” he said. “We hope that the number of reported cases will continue to remain low so that we can operate as in the past.”

The establishment will be open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The gymnasium, weight room and boxing room will open immediately.

The activities will be announced on the City’s website in the computer, craft and multipurpose rooms.

The restrooms are open to the public.

Participants will need to register and parents will need to provide contact details for minor children.

Masks, sanitizer and temperature checks will be available on a voluntary basis and staff will periodically sanitize equipment.

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