Florida SouthWestern State College to host Culligan City of Palms Classic in 2016

The 44th Annual Culligan City of Palms Classic will move to the Suncoast Credit Union Arena at Florida SouthWestern State College. Suncoast Credit Union Arena, which is set to be completed in Fall 2016, will be approximately 75,000 square feet and will host the FSW Buccaneers’ basketball and volleyball teams, and a student athletic center. The arena will seat approximately 3,300 fans and include six skyboxes, a hospitality event center, competition courts that convert into recreational courts, athletic office space, student, faculty and staff wellness, and an athletic center with a fitness pavilion, men’s and women’s locker rooms and a weight training area. Suncoast Credit Union Arena at Florida SouthWestern State College is located at 8099 College Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL 33919.

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FSW (then Edison Community College) hosted the City of Palms Classic from 1973-83 and then again in 1990 and 1993.

Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving more than 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW will debut its intercollegiate athletics program in the fall 2015. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information. For more information about FSW Athletics, visit www.FSWBUCS.com.