CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Starting Saturday, September 5th the YMCA of Greater Charlotte says they will reopen their indoor facilities at select locations.
The Brace Family, Dowd, Harris, Keith Family, Lake Norman, Lowe’s, McCrorey, Morrison, and Stratford Richardson YMCAs will open for business, according to a news release.
“While our work has continued and we have been open and operational in various capacities throughout this crisis, we realize that many of our members miss our indoor health and wellness offerings most,” said Todd Tibbits, president and CEO, YMCA of Greater Charlotte. “I’m proud of the work our team has put in to ensure a safe reopening experience for both our members and our team members, and look forward to welcoming our community back through our doors.”
YMCA officials say outdoor group exercise options remain available, along with certain indoor and outdoor pools.
The YMCA released its plans for reopening in a statement following Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement that gyms will be allowed to reopen later this week, according to a news release.
Since June the YMCA says they have offered outdoor fitness classes, group exercise classes, and certain pools at different branches have remained open.
Back when gyms closed in March, the YMCA says they have seen a forty percent decline in revenue since over fifty percent of memberships and program fees were dropped.
The YMCA expects to lose forty million this year in revenue, and has seen a 12.5 reduction of its full-time staff since March, according to a news release.
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