Auburn’s Frank Brown Leisure Center announces updates and expansions


Auburn, Ala. (EETV) – Auburn Parks and Recreation announced several new features this week for the Frank Brown Recreation Center (located at 235 Opelika Road). The announcement included updates that would be available to the Auburn public later in January and those that have just arrived. The Frank Brown Rec Center will embrace the growing esports trend with the opening of its new esports hall in addition to the expansion of a membership card system for the new esports hall, free basketball and racquetball.

The Esports Room features three 82-inch TVs and three game consoles. Game consoles include Nintendo Switch, Playstation 5, and Xbox Series X, all with their respective platform’s Unlimited Game Pass. Consoles are however limited to games with Teen ESRB and lower ratings.

Currently, the Frank Brown Recreation Center has Esports Hall hours of operation Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult and a membership card is required for anyone to access the Esports Hall.

Starting January 31, membership cards will be required to participate in the Recreation Center‘s free basketball and racquetball in addition to the Esports Hall. Cards are free for those who live, work, or attend school within the city limits of Auburn and cost a one-time payment of $ 25 for non-citizens. Replacement cards, however, cost $ 25. For more information on applying for membership, visit the Auburn Parks and Recreation website here.


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