The Adult Center of Prescott is planning to add a large outdoor pavillion. Lucy Mason, center executive director, has launched a fundraising campaign.
Called “It’s a New Day at the Adult Center,” funds raised will allow construction for the Active Life Center — a 65-foot by 75-foot steel-roofed structure that would feature a removable dance floor and portable stage. Mason is hoping to raise $500,000 to $750,000 to pay for the expansion.
“It’s a big campaign,” she said. “We will need assistance from the City and the greater community — individuals, businesses and organizations.”
Mason said, “The pavilion area will give members a chance to enjoy some physical, mental and social activities that haven’t been possible for months.”
“We simply must offer our hundreds of members the opportunity to
get outside and enjoy some new experiences,” Mason said. “An outdoor pavilion, with adjacent artificial turf walking area and restroom facilities and other amenities, will let them enjoy the magnificent weather we
have, especially in spring, summer and fall months. They can have picnics, dances, weddings, parties and social events of all kinds. But most important, they get away from having been shut in for so long — get going and have fun with their families and friends.”
The 17-year-old Adult Center was built on 19 acres of City of Prescott- owned land at 1280 E. Rosser St. The proposed pavilion and related improvements site are on the east side of the property. It provides sweeping views of rolling terrain from the north to the south side of Prescott.
Mason said those interested in contributing can contact her at her Adult Center office at 928.778.3000 or visit the website at www.adultcenterofprescott.org.