Basketball courts

3 Hoopfest community basketball courts get a makeover this summer

Spokane Park Council

SPOKANE, Washington – Hooptown USA and generous donors are working to renovate three Hoopfest community basketball courts this summer.

Renovations will begin over the next few weeks at Corbin Park, Franklin Park and Thornton Murphy Park. All three will receive new rear panels and plexiglass rims, and their courts will be redesigned.

Murals will also be painted on the courts of Franklin and Thornton Murphy parks.

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“Hooptown USA has been a great partner to us and an incredible asset to our community,” said Garrett Jones, Director of Parks and Recreation for Spokane. “The investment in community basketball courts is part of the reason Spokane has really is Hooptown United States. We look forward to these improvements and are grateful to Hooptown USA and the generous donors who have helped make this possible.

“Our goal was not only to provide much-needed TLC to our community courts, but also to invest in the development and access to basketball in our city,” said Matt Santangelo, executive director of the Spokane Hoopfest Association. “We are grateful because our efforts have inspired others to see this as an opportunity. We are committed to making the game grow while developing assets that we can all be proud of. ”

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