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$93 million track and athletic complex set to open

The new recreational center under construction along Father

The new recreational center under construction along Father Capodanno Boulevard in Dongan Hills, Staten Island, on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Ocean Breeze Park Track & Field Athletic Complex is slated to open this fall, according to the city Parks Department.

It's been a long time coming as construction on the $93 million, 135,000-square-foot facility was stunted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

The complex will feature a running track, which will be able to convert from six to eight lanes and can incline up to 4 1/2 feet, fitness and cardio rooms, along with a covered parking lot for 160 cars, according to the Parks Department.

The project is funded by the city's PlaNYC initiative.

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