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About the "Yes We Can" Community Center:
The Town of North Hempstead’s “Yes We Can” Community Center located 141 Garden Street, Westbury opened in September 2012. The facility was named after President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign slogan. The 60,000 square foot facility serves the community providing youth and adults with sports, arts, fitness, science, educational and enrichment programs.
“Yes We Can” Community Center offers a NBA-sized basketball court, fitness center, dance studio, art gallery, senior and teen lounge, community meeting rooms, event space and more. The Center is also home to L.I. Nets and the North Hempstead TV studio (NHTV), the Town’s 24 hour government cable station.
“Yes We Can” is one of the most environmentally-advanced Centers in the region and has been awarded The platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified structure, features roof-top solar panels, grade-level solar trees, electric vehicle recharging stations and geothermal heating and cooling.