Construction has started on a gymnasium addition and renovation project at École Laura Secord School on Wolseley Avenue. The project includes an addition built to the south of the existing school which will be connected by an overhead link from the second floor.

“This project is expected to be complete by November of next year (2017),” said Ron Kinash, Contract Administrator with Winnipeg School Division. “In total we will have added 11,300 sq.ft., including a 5,600 sq.ft. gym and ancillary support space.”

The renovations to the existing school will accommodate the linking skywalk tie-in and a new 352 sq.ft. grooming room on the lower level of the existing school. In addition, work will be done to address soft and hard surfaced play areas at the school, and to accommodate relocation of the existing garbage and recycling approach and holding area to the west side of the grounds.