YMCA in New Canaan reopens after renovationsPosted: Updated:
The New Canaan YMCA's newest facility reopened and staff members say the renovations will allow them to better serve all members.
The center has new locker rooms, a children's zone, a cafe and a wellness center.
The facility's aquatics center was also renovated and features new swimming pools.
"There was also a need for more inclusive space for community members to come so we could really serve ages from newborn to up through active older adults who are committing to staying in the community," staff member Kristina Barrett says. "We want to make sure we have the facilities here that help provide community members with the ability to help stay healthy."
The entire project cost about $20 million.
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