The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is hosting a grand opening from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 16 for its newest facility, at First & Main Town Center located near North Powers Boulevard. The event is free and open to the community. Activities include group exercise and small group training demonstrations, a dance party, food, music and more. YMCA members will be able to work out and utilize all of the amenities, including up to 2½ hours of Learn & Play (child watch) for their kids. Nonmembers are welcome to enjoy the festivities and tour the facility. The YMCA will remain open through its normal hours after the grand opening is over. To learn more, visit ppymca.org/grandopening.
The newly dubbed Y at First and Main will be El Paso County’s ninth and will be located at 3035 New Center Point. “We are thrilled that the YMCA will soon be serving the needs of children and families on the east side of Colorado Springs at this new location,” Boyd Williams, president and CEO of the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region, said in a news release. “The Y builds community and this location will soon represent the heartbeat of east Colorado Springs.” Other features include “state-of-the-art circuit equipment,” as well as the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region’s only cardio cinema and largest Learn & Play center, in addition to the region’s largest healthy living center.
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