Y Western Capital Campaign

LET’S BUILD IT TOGETHER

STRONG PAST

  • In 1998 Rotary had a vision of VALUE BASED programs and having a Y in Pataskala.
  • COMMUNITY SUPPORT helped launch the Licking County Family YMCA Western Branch in 2002.
  • Through the GENEROSITY AND VISION of local citizens in 2007, the Y purchased the 30,000 square foot facility on 17 acres.
  • In 10 short years, the Y experienced MEMBERSHIP GROWTH from 174 members to 2,000 members
  • Today we the Y is a community of people DEDICATED TO SERVING OTHERS, nurturing children and staying healthy in spirit, mind and body.

 

BRIGHT FUTURE

  • The Licking County Family YMCA Western Branch continues SERVING THE NEEDS of the community including Child Care in Licking Heights and Southwest Licking School Districts.
  • At the Y, members find opportunities to LIVE HEALTHY, exercise, and nurture their spirit, mind & body.
  • Children find a SAFE SPACE at the Y where they are cared for, inspired, and guided.

 

LET’S BUILD IT TOGETHER

  • Membership at the Y CONTINUES TO GROW despite the current facility challenges.
  • Pataskala is one of the FASTEST GROWING COMMUNITIES in Central Ohio.
  • A renovated Y will ENHANCE current programs and help EXPAND programs and services throughout Western Licking County.
  • A renovated facility and use of our 17 acres of property will enable the Y to provide more opportunities for:
    • Quality family time
    • POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
    • Safe spaces for youth and teens
    • Value-based programs
    • Community space
    • Social opportunities





Phase II: $1.1 Million

  • Gymnasium

Phase II fundraising ongoing

Phase I-Construction Updates

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

July 9, 2019

The Y is an active construction site.  As construction continues please be aware of the following.

· Temporary Facility Closure:   

      The Y Western Branch will be shutting down for a day and a half to assist the construction team.

Tuesday, June 23-All day

Wednesday, June 24-the Y will open at Noon

Please be advised of the following:

· The Y will be closed during these times.

· Gymnastics will still take place as Sally’s will not be affected by the shutdown

· No group fitness classes will be rescheduled, we will open Wednesday afternoon with our normal programs. 

· Y Newark will be open and available to our members. 

· FRONT DESK:  In the next couple of weeks we are  going to be moving the front desk to the other side of the door in order for the construction team to finish the new connector hallway and finish removing the dock.

· MAIN ENTRANCE: There may be a period of time where the main entrance is re-routed to the door in the back corner of the Wellness Center. 

· AEROBICS ROOM: Due to the construction mixed with rain the Aerobics Room received a fair amount of rain  damage in the last couple of weeks.  The floor has been pulled up, cleaned and sanitized both sides to prevent mold, allowed the floor to dry overnight and put back.

· CONSTRUCTION AREA:  No one is to enter any       construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day.

· Y NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the              construction is too disruptive, they can attend Newark with no repercussions under the National Membership.

Thank you for your patience! 

May 15, 2019

The Y is an active construction site.  As construction continues please be aware of the following.

· THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019-Temporary Facility Closure:    The Y Western Branch will be shutting down for the day on Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Please be advised of the following:

  • The Y will be closed all day.
  • Gymnastics will still take place as Sally’s will not be affected by the shutdown
  • No group fitness classes will be rescheduled, we will open Friday with our normal programs.
  •  Y Newark will be open and available to our members. 

· FUTURE CLOSURES:  There may be a need to shut down the Y again for a day in the future to accommodate construction.  As soon as dates are  finalized we will notify the membership. 

· CONSTRUCTION AREA:  No one is to enter any construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day.

· Y NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the construction is too disruptive, they can attend Newark with no repercussions under the National Membership.

Thank you for your patience! 

 

April 30, 2019

The Y is an active construction site.  As construction  continues please be aware of the following.

  • · CYCLING CLASSES:  Construction at the Western Branch is moving along, and the crews will need to complete work in our Cycling Room this Thursday May 2 and Friday, 3. To accommodate we will be   canceling the following classes:
    • Thursday,  5/3/19, 20/20/20 at 5:30 am
    • Thursday, 5/3/19, Group Cycling at 5:45 pm
    • Friday, Group Cycling at 9:15 am
    • Saturday, 5/4/19, Group Cycling we are taking the Cycling bikes to the Park so there won’t be a Saturday morning class at the Y.
  • AEROBICS AND CYCLING ROOM DOORS: Please do not open the exit doors, they are now a part of the construction zone.  The exit doors in aerobics and   cycling will be sealed in the near future.  Please note that in case of an emergency all evacuation plans are being rerouted through our main door. 
  • TEMPORARY FACILITY CLOSURE: There will be a day next month that the construction team will need to shut down the entire facility for a day.  Notification will be sent as soon as a date is verified. 
  •  CONSTRUCTION AREA:  No one is to enter any construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day.
  •  Y NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the  construction is too disruptive, they can attend  newark with no repercussions under the National Membership.

Thank you for your patience! 

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
February 15, 2019

The Y is an active construction site.  As construction continues please be aware of the following. 
PARKING LOT: The fence is up blocking a portion of the parking lot for construction.  All construction traffic will park inside the fence.  We ask that you utilize lined parking spots and reserve closer spots for those who need them.  Handicap accessible spots are reserved for those with placards.  
 
AEROBICS, CYCLING, CHILD WATCH, MAIN RESTROOMS:  For safety of our members there will be days where the aerobics room and cycling classes will be cancelled, child watch will be held in the Wellness Center and the main restrooms will be closed.  We will have 24 hour notice of any disruptions and will send notifications via email, text and Facebook @LCFYMCAWB. 
PROGRAM ROOM:  Gymnastics and Tang Soo Do will be moving after this session ends.  Spring I  session, starting Monday February 25, will be at the former Sally’s Hearth and Home at 421 West Broad St.  Registration will still be held at the Y.  
CONSTRUCTION AREA:  No one is to enter any construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day. 
Y NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the construction is too disruptive, they can attend Newark with no repercussions under the National Membership. 
Thank you for your patience!  
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
February 8, 2019
The Y is now an active construction site.  The facility will be impacted in the following ways.  
TRACK/BASKETBALL HOOPS:  Access to the Track area has been closed.  The basketball hoops have been put into storage. 
PARKING LOT: There will be a fence going up blocking a portion of the parking lot for construction.  All construction traffic will park inside the fence.  We ask that you utilize lined parking spots and try to    reserve closer spots for those who need them. 
 
AEROBICS ROOM, CYCLING, CHILD WATCH, MAIN RESTROOMS:  We will be able to keep access to these  facilities for a majority of the construction for about 6 months.  Schedules may change as we add  programs into these facilities.  
PROGRAM ROOM:  Gymnastics and Tang Soo Do will be moving after the session ends.  We will have finalized information in next week’s update.  
CONSTRUCTION AREA:  No one is to enter any construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day. 
NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the construction is too disruptive, they can attend Newark with no repercussions under the National Membership. 
UPDATES:  We will provide updates at the Y, via email (if you don’t get the Y emails check if we have your address on file), newsletters and more.  
Thank you for your patience!  
CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
January 28, 2019
The Y is now an active construction site.  The facility will be impacted in the following ways starting this week:  
TRACK/BATTING CAGES:  Access to the Track area and Batting Cages will be restricted with a temporary barrier going up to prevent access to the construction site. 
AEROBICS ROOM, CYCLING, CHILD WATCH, MAIN RESTROOMS:  We will be able to keep access to these  facilities for a majority of the construction for about 6 months.  Schedules may change as we add  programs into these facilities.  
DISRUPTIONS:  We are now an active construction site.  The construction team understands that we are an operational facility and is going to do everything in their power to notify us for any disruptions, but be aware they are coming. 
CONSTRUCTION AREA:  Once the barriers appear no one is to enter any construction area.  This includes after they are finished for the day. 
NEWARK ACCESS:  If members feel that the construction is too disruptive, they can attend Newark with no repercussions under the National Membership. 
TIMELINE:  The facility renovations are set to be completed in 2019.
UPDATES:  We will provide updates at the Y, via email (if you don’t get the Y emails check if we have your address on file), newsletters and more.  
Thank you for your patience!  



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CONTACT INFORMATION
Ed Bohren, CEO
edward.bohren@lcfymca.org

Dana Moore, Y Western Branch Director
dana.moore@lcfymca.org