Book clubs, parent groups, and other Islanders looking for a quiet place to meet now have a new option. The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) announced on February 8 that it would offer free community space to Roosevelt Island groups at the Cultural Center, located at 548 Main Street.
Articles Tagged ‘Sportspark’
At the end of last summer, the Island’s community pool and indoor sports facility, Sportspark, closed for much-needed repairs, including the installation of a new roof, a new boiler, and resurfacing of the pool. The facility was supposed to reopen around Thanksgiving. At the end of November, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (known as RIOC) announced that the renovations would take until the beginning of the new year. Now, with an opening date that keeps moving further into the future – and an additional closure looming on the horizon, this time for the locker rooms – Islanders and Island groups who use the facility are getting worried.
For Island swimmers frustrated with having to go off-Island to get their chlorine fix, there is finally some promising news.
You’d think Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) President Susan Rosenthal’s biggest concern would be the recent revelation that the $1 million per year New York State was supposed to pay by the end of 2018 – some $23 million to$25 million in all – may go unpaid. But you’d be wrong.