Shawnee announces basketball opening ceremony and first game at Shawnee Sports Complex

Basketball Opening Ceremony & First Games for Shawnee Sports Complex, Tuesday 6:00pm at the Shawnee Sports Complex. The Opening Ceremony for the basketball courts at the Shawnee Sports Complex will be held Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 6:00pm at the Shawnee Sports Complex. The Ceremony will be held outside at the basketball courts with pickup games to follow.

Commissioner Ben Salango stated, “We are so excited to open the courts earlier than expected. I am looking forward to seeing the kids out there playing. That’s what this project is all about.”
Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper stated, “Every step of the way with this project, we listened to the communities and what they wanted. The Shawnee Park Sports Complex has already been a tremendous investment in our community and our County. The future is bright!”

Commissioner Hoppy Shores stated, “I’m very happy that we were able to upgrade the basketball facilities at Shawnee Park. I know the kids will love the new courts!”
The 4 courts that will be open on Tuesday are updates to the original courts with brand new, state-of-the-art basketball hoops. A full-size championship basketball court with bleachers will be added in the coming months.

Additionally, the turf installation has started at the Complex, today, May 14, 2018. The installation began a day earlier than originally planned.