Overtown Youth Sports

Gibson Park in Overtown has New State of the Art Gymnasium

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Park’s Ribbon Cutting Symbolizes Resurgence of Basketball in Overtown (Brief)

By Janey Tate (hylonews@gmail.com/ @JaneyTate)

In Miami football has reigned supreme over the past decade and a half, but Overtown community members are hoping with the state of the art Gymnasium, that Basketball will regain popularity in the community.

The new gym, which is a part of phase two of the Gibson Park Redevelopment Project, will give young residents a chance to fall in love again with basketball. The park renonvations were swift, taking a little over a year to complete. Clarence Woods CRA director said people will enjoy the facilities and that there are plans to start a youth league so residents can compete.

The facilities are open to the public, so go check them out for yourself.

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