Modern Upgrades For Former North YMCA Constructing; Newly Named as CE Warford Activity Center – MyHighPlains
AMARILLO - Modern upgrades are bringing the previous North YMCA constructing into the 21st century.
Though the newly named C.E. Warford Activity Center is about to open its doorways subsequent month, we managed to get a preview of what the group will quickly get to take pleasure in.
The grand opening is about for January 20. If you want to see the brand new middle first hand, there might be a preliminary open home on December 21.
You may come and get a tour, speak in regards to the facility, among the programming, and a lot extra.
At the moment, our crew obtained a lay of the land and there may be progress being made on town's first owned and operated recreation middle.
The gymnasium, daycare space, pc lab, ease of entry into the constructing, and pool are all upgraded. The complete facility is even geared up with LED lighting.
The Metropolis of Amarillo's Parks and Recreation Director, Rod Tweet, mentioned the middle can have a optimistic affect on that neighborhood.
"I feel it means so much for the entire total group and primarily based on the programming and what we will supply. We will pull, for instance, for the training to swim program. We will pull from everywhere in the group in order that they'll be capable of take and profit from this facility," Tweet mentioned.
Getting up to now was not simple.
Jerry Danforth, the Metropolis's Director of Amenities and Capital Enchancment informed us development on the middle has been a problem as a result of they needed to tackle a number of points that got here with the constructing.
He mentioned points, like making the power ADA compliant, repairing the pool, and eradicating the asbestos, have been among the most costly objects.
Danforth added they're anticipating development to be full by the primary week in January.