An $18 million, 48,000-square-foot Health and Wellness Center — featuring an eight-lane indoor swimming pool, a rock climbing wall, a regulation-size basketball court, an indoor track, and weight training equipment — will be built on the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College in Northampton.
And those facilities will be available to the public, according to college president Dr. Shaun McKay.
The college held a ceremonial ground-breaking on Monday for the new facility, which has been included in the college’s master plan since 1973, four years before the Eastern Campus was completed, Dr. McKay said.
“This project kept getting pushed back and pushed back,” said South Fork County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Hampton Bays).
He said the late presiding officer...| read more ››