By Linda Hall • 19 August 2020 • 5:00
PELOTA COURT: Newly-installed roofing
Photo credit: Calpe town hall
WORK began in Calpe on covering the court where the Valencian ballgame Pelota is played.
Once covered, games can continue during bad weather and the alley-shaped court, built in 2006, will get more use, the town hall’s Sports department said.
Installing the translucent polycarbonate panels, installing a suspended sliding door and new lighting is expected to take a month to complete and the €115,000 cost has been subsidised by the Diputacion provincial council.
The economical LED lighting can also be turned on in separate phases bringing further savings, Sports department sources said.
A rocodromo climbing wall was recently added to the Pelota court so that young people could start to learn the principles of rock climbing.
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