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July 6, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Fluker

Rec Center Opening

To celebrate the completion of its new Recreation Center, the City of Saint Joseph will have an open house and ribbon cutting tomorrow.

The REC center has three gyms, an indoor track and a full fitness center with weights and cardio equipment. Public Information Officer for the city Mary Robertson says the open house will be a great chance for residents to see what the center has to offer.

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A balloon artist will make balloon art for kids, and the first 200 attendees can receive a pedometer. The REC center is funded through the Capital Improvements Program, along with private donations. The open house runs from 10 am to 1 pm with the ribbon cutting at 11:30. Food and drinks vendors will be available. The center is located at 2701 Southwest Parkway and officially opens Thursday July 12th.