GREENVILLE, S.C. – The YMCA of Greenville broke ground today on the recreational facility expansion at the Caine Halter Family YMCA branch and launched the public phase of Building a Brighter Tomorrow, a capital campaign that reflects the best of the branch’s past and ignites the best for the branch’s future.
The Building a Brighter Tomorrow campaign will engage members of the community in an effort to dissolve waitlists for children in youth sports programs, provide adaptive sports spaces and leagues for children and adults with diverse abilities, add outdoor space to better serve families in afterschool and summer camp programs, continue efforts to prevent accidental childhood drownings, and increase partnership opportunities with local, like-minded non-profits serving the Greenville neighborhood.
The expansion will include:
• The DynaDome – A state-of-the-art retractable enclosure system over the outdoor pool.
• Multi-Use Courts – Repurpose the existing tennis courts to provide accessibility to people with diverse abilities on multi-use spaces to play tennis, pickleball, basketball, volleyball, and small-sided soccer.
• Remodeled Fields – Increase field space, add turf fields and lights, and resurface the existing track.
• Outdoor Pavilion – Add outdoor restroom facilities and program space in a 5,000 sq ft pavilion.
• Gymnasium Refresh – Refresh of multi-use gymnasium to include new backboards and refinished flooring.
“Once completed, this campaign will result in a stronger YMCA that has the resources necessary to carry out our time-honored mission to provide a place for all people, regardless of their ability to pay, to build healthy mind, body, and spirit,” says Scot Baddley, president, and CEO of the YMCA of Greenville.
As one of Greenville County’s leading nonprofit health and human services organizations, the Y nurtures the potential of children through youth development, improves Greenville County’s well-being by promoting healthy living, and fosters a sense of social responsibility by providing opportunities to give back and support our neighbors.
To give to the Caine Halter Family YMCA’s Building a Brighter Tomorrow campaign, visit www.ymcagreenville.org/caine-halter-capital-campaign.
About the YMCA of Greenville, SC
The YMCA of Greenville is a cause-driven non-profit organization. Our mission is, following the example of Christ, to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the health and well-being of our community and provides opportunities to give back and help support our neighbors. Founded in 1876, the Y serves more than 70,000 people annually through programs that include after-school care, resident and day camps, aquatics, youth and adult sports, and health and wellness. Programs are offered through four family branches, as well as the Verdae YMCA, Y Camp Greenville, YMCA Judson Community Center, the YMCA Program Center, and Hollingsworth Outdoor Center. The Y is also home to Y Teen Services and the SC Youth in Government programs.
For more information about the YMCA of Greenville, visit ymcagreenville.org, or call (864) 412-0288.
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