The former gymnasium area at the Lancerlot Sports Complex will become an ice rink once construction is complete in the fall.

Exciting changes are under way at the Lancerlot Sports Complex. Plans were unveiled for extensive renovations to the facility on December 22 when Penalty Box Partners LLC confirmed the purchase of the Lancerlot from Henry and Sarah Brabham.

Penalty Box Partners contracted with the Roanoke-based firms Balzer and Associates and Lionberger Construction for the design and construction of the $2 million project that will restore a full sheet of ice to one side of the facility and a second sheet of ice to the entire region in addition to improvements to the existing health and fitness center.

General Manager Joe Miller said one of the biggest challenges has been to complete the renovations while keeping the Lancerlot open for business.

Demolition is proceeding on the…

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