Brampton youth hub gets influx of $1.4 million from three levels of government

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Brampton's South Fletcher's Sportsplex is set to receive an infusion of $1.4 million in funds for the upcoming Community Youth Hub.

The funds are a combined amount from the federal and provincial governments as well as the City of Brampton and is in addition to the money already announced that will be used to renovate several rooms at the South Fletcher's Sportsplex to provide an open concept space conducive to group activities, while maintaining one to three smaller rooms for individual consultation.

Once complete, it is hoped project will provide Brampton youth with a safe and accessible space to complete school work, participate in programming and benefit from various resources and services. It has not been announced when the work on the project will take place or when it is expected to open.

"By investing in Brampton's recreational spaces today, we're investing in the long-term growth and development of our community for years to come," said Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction and Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton South. "The new Youth Hub coming to South Fletcher's Sportsplex will provide our young people with a place to gather, and our community with new spaces to connect."

The South Fletcher's Sportsplex is located at 500 Ray Lawson Blvd.

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