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YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg breaking ground on new Bardmoor YMCA
YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg breaking ground on new Bardmoor YMCA

Largo, Florida - The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg announces plans to break ground on a new Bardmoor YMCA facility in January 2014.  The $6.6 million project will grant the capacity to serve more than 14,000 local residents annually through membership and programs.  

The estimated opening date for the new facility is August 2014.

The new Bardmoor YMCA will be built on a five-acre vacant lot located within the Bardmoor Palms II Business Complex in Largo, between Bryan Dairy Road and Starkey Road.  Amenities for the 36,000 sq. foot building will include a health and wellness center, group exercise and spin rooms, full gymnasium, locker rooms, outdoor sports field, cafĂ©, multi-purpose room, Kid's Zone, and an early learning preschool center.

"While this expansion for the Bardmoor YMCA is exciting in terms of the new amenities and features we'll be able to offer, what's even more significant is that it will enable us to better serve the local community through an increased capacity for youth development programming, as well as expanded options for adult health programs," said David Jezek, President/CEO of the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg.

This new development serves as an expansion initiative for the 12,000 sq. foot Bardmoor YMCA, currently located in the Baycare Outpatient Center Hospital on Bryan Dairy Road.  Community members can receive the latest news on the project by visiting our website, and are encouraged follow our Instagram feed, where we plan to showcase a "behind the scenes" look at the entire construction process,  community member testimonials, special event recaps, and a sneak peak look at the new branch features.

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