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Midway YMCA breaks ground for new facility on University

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Calvin

YMCA Render v2Last month, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, other community and business leaders, as well as Y members, participated in the ceremony recognizing the construction of the new innovative Y facility that will better serve members and residents.

“We are excited about the many new programs and community gatherings we will be able to offer in our new Midway Y,” said David Dominick, executive director of the Midway Y. “There will be more fitness and aquatics programming for youth, families and active older adults in the bigger aquatics center and multiple fitness studios; new nutrition and diabetes prevention classes in the demonstration kitchen; and more opportunities for the community to meet in the gathering rooms.”

YMCA groundbreaking 3The Midway Y will be located in the space of its old location, and is scheduled to open in early 2016. The 52,000 square-foot facility will feature:
* an expansive fitness center;
* multiple fitness studios;
* state-of-the-art aquatics center;
* big flex space for basketball, volleyball, pickleball, badminton, and group and youth fitness classes;
* walking path;
* racquetball/handball courts;
* rooftop patio;
* demonstration kitchen;
* kid’s play maze;
* Kids’ Stuff, a signature program for kids while parents use the facility; and
* community room

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