Y News: Phase 1 Completion FAQ
Many of you have reached out with questions about the project and what happens when Phase 1 is complete. We have compiled an FAQ below to answer those questions:
Q: When will construction of Phase 1 be complete?
It will be completed in early November.
Q: What happens then?
All program functions and administrative offices will be moved out of the former school building into temporary locations.
- The Child Care Center and administrative offices will move temporarily into the first floor of Phase 1. Both will later move into permanent locations when Phase 2 is completed.
- Land fitness and cycling classes will temporarily move into the current fitness center, which will become two spaces for the duration of Phase 2. Three new studios are being built in Phase 2 for these programs.
- The former school building will be demolished to make room for Phase 2.
Q: When will the new Wellness Center open?
The new 9,000 square foot center will open in late November. The current fitness center may remain open while we transition to the new wellness center.
Q: Will there be a Functional Fitness Center?
Yes, in Phase 2.
Q: Will there be new equipment in the Wellness Center?
Yes, the following new equipment will arrive in the weeks ahead:
- 10 Treadmills
- 2 Traverse Machines
- 2 Rowers
- Selectorized Circuit
- EGYM Circuit
- Free Weight Equipment
- Cable Crossover (to arrive in December)
Some current cardio equipment also will move to the new Wellness Center.
Q: Are the locker rooms being renovated?
Yes, all locker rooms will be renovated. Work will begin this winter. Adults and youth will have to share locker rooms during this period.
Q: What happened to Child Watch and the Exergame Youth Room?
These programs are suspended now due to space limitations and will return once construction is complete. Both will be located on the first floor of Phase 1.
Q: How will we enter the building?
Once we have moved into Phase 1, the Arch Street building entrance will close. Building access will be through the new south entrance for most of Phase 2. The new north entrance will open at the end of Phase 2 when it is safe to use.
Q: Will there be more parking?
Yes, more parking spaces have been added on the south of the building. A large parking lot will be added on the north side of the building during Phase 2.
Q: Will the Y close during this move?
We may need to close briefly to complete the move. Watch for announcements via email, social media, our website and at the building.