"Lead the Way" Comprehensive Campaign at Conway Park

Conway Field Diagram 2018


The Sanneh Foundation (TSF) is committed to improving the physical and social environment of Saint Paul’s East Side through modernization and revitalization of the Conway Community Center.  After taking over management of the facility from the City of Saint Paul in 2013 with an initial five-year lease agreement, TSF has agreed to terms on a long-term lease agreement for the Conway Community Center building and surrounding park with amenities.  TSF plans to invest approximately $12 million in renovations and improvements both inside the community center, as well as throughout the park and programs through three (3) key phases:

Phase I: Conway Recreation Center Gym, Kitchen, and Cafeteria Renovation - $357K

Phase I Completion: February 2018

Key Deliverables:

  • One (1) renovated hardwood basketball court with polyurethane coating and wall safety padding.

  • Upgraded kitchen facilities with finished counter tops and expanded kitchen space.

  • Upgrades cafeteria space with additional furniture and renovated flooring.

Phase II: Conway Center Park Renovation – $8.1M

     Phase II Completion: June 2021

     Key Deliverables:

  • Four (4) modernized athletic fields to facilitate expanded/new program opportunities.

  • One (1) domed athletic field to facilitate year-round programming.

  • Upgraded lighting structures for athletic fields.

  • Fencing upgrades and gated access for athletic fields.

     Phase III: Conway Center Facility Renovation - $3.5M

     Phase III Completion: December 2021

     Key Deliverables:

  • Developing 4,000 sq. ft. of increased program and admin capacity at Conway Recreational Center, including a Teen Tech and Creativity Center.

  • New technology and 21st century tools and skill-building programs to promote essential life and modern work force skills.

  • Expand and/or upgrade Conway Recreation Building’s flooring, roofing, and wall surfacing.


For more information regarding the "Lead the Way" Comprehensive Campaign at Conway Park,
please contact Brandon Griffin at [email protected].

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