Indoor/Outdoor recreation facility creates 37 jobs.
the Merrimack Valley Pavilion will officially open on Friday, Jan. 18. The facility, located at 2087 Main St., features a snack bar, Lazer Tag, an arcade, birthday party rooms and a mini-golf course. MVP is owned by Gary Brown, Bill D'Orlando and Steve Russo. Loretta Ryan has been hired as general manager to lead a staff of 35 full and part-time employees. Editor Bill Gilman was on hand Tuesday for the "soft opening" and captured these images.
Family recreation center to feature laser tag, mini-golf, arcade and snack bar.
With each passing day, Gary Brown's vision for the property at 2087 Main St. is becoming closer to reality. Some time in November, Brown is expecting to open Merrimack Valley Pavilion, a family-friendly recreation complex featuring a multi-level laser tag arena, a miniature golf course and an arcade. The complex will also feature a snack bar. "We’re hoping to be completed (construction) in early November," said Brown. " And then with time (to acquire the) occupancy permit. Hopefully we'll be open soon after that." The property, which had once been the home to the New England Grand Prix go-cart track, had been vacant for many years. Brown bought the property from a bank in September 2011 and in February 2012 he submitted his plans for …