OLD PH GYM (1935-1955)
(Former Monarch Bowling Alley, former site of McMorran Junior Sports Arena.)
The old PH Gym stood on the site of the former Junior Arena and now SC4 Field House. In the past it has served the community as , civic auditorium and youth center as well as an athletic plant. It was once called the Broadway Strand Theatre. Sports from bowling to donkey basketball have been played on it’s floors.
The floor was 45 feet wide 82 feet long. The seating capacity was 800. By comparison the gym built in the high school on Court St. held 2200 and it’s court 90 feet long and 50 feet wide.