City of Morristown breaks ground on new community center

March 12, 2021– The City of Morristown celebrated the groundbreaking of their newest recreation and events venue, Morristown Landing. The ceremony took place on March 12 on the site where the event center will be located, adjacent to the Public Works facility on Merchants Greene Boulevard. Construction has begun on the 100,000 square-foot indoor recreation, wellness, and events venue and is slated to be completed by summer 2022.

Morristown Landing will feature a 25-yard, six-lane lap pool, family aquatic center, fitness center, a fieldhouse with 4 hardwood basketball or 6 volleyball courts, play climb walls, meeting and event spaces, and an outdoor splash pad. The venue will offer comprehensive programming such as summer camps, youth and adult leagues, and a membership program for aquatics and fitness.

The ceremony hosted members from the City of Morristown, LOSE Design, PATH Construction, BurWil Construction, GEOS, Sports Facilities Companies (SFC), and more. Mayor Gary Chesney commented on this momentous occasion, “I am extremely proud to be able to introduce the beginning of Morristown moving up another notch. To our residents, you have earned this, and we deserve this level of opportunities.”

SFC Account Executive Gregg Wisecarver, added, “Morristown Landing is an example of the next generation of local recreation venues with premier community amenities. We are ready to continue the next phase of development, and we are thrilled with the design being developed by LOSE, PATH and BurWil Construction. When this venue opens to Morristown residents, we will ensure the vision is met to create a guest experience that represents the City with excellence.”

Sports Facilities Companies is the leader in managing and operating youth and amateur sports venues, like Morristown Landing. The SFC team, led by Gregg Wisecarver, is assisting the City of Morristown operationally and will begin hiring for the venue in the coming months, beginning with the General Manager position. For more information, please contact the City of Morristown at mymorristown.com.