Somerville YMCA Renovation

SOMERVILLE YMCA RENOVATION: COMPLETE

 

OVERVIEW 

Purpose: Update the building's amenities to provide the best member experience and meet the diverse needs of our growing community

Key highlights:

  • Renovation of the Wellness Center to be larger, modern and more open 
  • Remodeling of the locker rooms for improved accessibility and modern amenities
  • Improvement of climate control and ventilation for both the Wellness Center and the locker rooms
  • Renovation of the 6-lane pool with upgraded filtration for improved efficiency

Reinvestment: Over $3.0 million


ABOUT THE PROJECT

Improvements realized during the Somerville YMCA renovation included:

  • renovating the wellness center to be larger and more modern
  • replaced cardio equipment with 34 state-of-the-art machines
  • added weight machines and replaced 14 new Spin® bikes
  • remodeling the locker rooms for improved experience and accessibility
  • installed modern locker room amenities including new sauna and steam room
  • added climate control and improved ventilation
  • enhancing safety with a new sprinkler system
  • renovating the pool with an improved filtration system, re-plastering, and fresh tiling
  • upgraded flooring in multipurpose room for increased program offerings
  • painting the building exterior for fresh, clean new look
  • complete repaving the member parking lot

PHOTOS

 

Before




 

After

Cardio Equipment – As part of the renovation, 34 new pieces of cardio equipment and 14 new indoor cycling bikes were installed at Somerville YMCA.

Sauna – Somerville YMCA’s locker rooms feature modern amenities like steam rooms and saunas.

Locker Rooms – Somerville YMCA’s beautifully remodeled locker rooms feature new shower(s), a handicap accessible shower, new tiling and finishes.

 


LOCAL MEDIA COVERAGE

Progress of the project was covered by various local media sources and included, among others, the following:

Somerset County YMCA revitalizing its Somerville location

Mike Deak, MyCentralJersey.com, part of the USA Today Network

https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/life/family/2017/10/11/somerset-county-ymca-revitalizing-its-somerville-location/753879001/

NY Today: Central Jersey daily rundown, Wednesday, May 23: Renovation breathes new life into YMCA

Brad Wadlow, MyCentralJersey.com, part of the USA Today Network

https://www.mycentraljersey.com/story/news/local/2018/05/23/piscataway-merv-alexander-somerville-ymca/561014002/

 

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