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Silver Lake Recreation Center grand reopening Friday

The grand reopening of the Silver Lake Village Recreation Center is slated for 10 a.m. Friday.

The Silver Lake Recreation Center located on the HIstoric Side of The Villages has seen a  $562,100 makeover over the past several months. The interior has undergone a total renovation and the parking lot has been refinished. The newly reopened recreation center will also have wifi.

 

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