Archives: Timeline Stories

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Growth Continues

In 2021, after years of planning and fundraising, the Center opened a 21,803 sq. ft. expansion. The addition includes a high school regulation gym, lobby/reception area, program and activities rooms,… Read more »

Changing of the Guard

The 2000s saw the retirement of longtime director Alphas Wicker and the appointment of new director Isaiah Williams. Lincoln Community Center also continued with the Center’s traditional Easter Egg Hunt…. Read more »

Welcome to a New Age

As the nation was preparing for 1999 and the end of the world, Lincoln Community Center continued with the successful mentoring programs using basketball as a major teacher for life… Read more »

A Breath of Fresh Air

Recreational, educational, and social programs continued to keep the Center in the mainstream of community and provide hope for Troy’s youth. The Center has always provided opportunities for all ages,… Read more »

Making Things Better

The 1970s were dedicated to developing physical programs and to improving the building and making it more flexible. Trojans who wanted and needed exercise, but who couldn’t afford the cost… Read more »

Changing with the Times

Some of the activities that were a part of the Center during this time period included a continuous game night program for children and adults, birthday parties for children, softball… Read more »

Always Growing

The decade of the 1950s was a time of both growth and establishment for Lincoln Community Center. During this decade the Center became more financially sound and recreational programs continued… Read more »

The Center’s First Decade

Many people played a part in the construction of Lincoln Community Center and in molding the programs and ideals the Center supported in its early years. The names of John… Read more »

A New Building

Talk had gone beyond merely opening the old building to construction of a new building, complete with a full-size gym and a 54,000-gallon heated pool. In April of 1938, the… Read more »