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'The Bounce.' Calgary. | by Bernard Spragg
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'The Bounce.' Calgary.

Anyone feeling inspired by the Toronto Raptors’ magical run to the NBA Finals can soon head down to East Village to shoot some hoops at 'The Bounce.'

 

Work is completed creating an urban basketball court on the corner of 4th Street and 8th Avenue Southeast, beside the National Music Centre at Studio Bell.

 

On top of the full basketball court, the site will also include ping-pong tables, Snakes-And-Ladders, four square and art murals.

The vacant lot was used in the past as an interim parking lot and at times was turned into a retail park with shipping containers for local businesses.

The project cost around $40,000 and was first thought up when the new Central Library was being built as a way to bring more people in from the popular RiverWalk,

 

 

 

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Taken on October 3, 2019