The project will replace the current YMCA building with new construction and will provide healthcare, wellness, and community services to residents. he project includes a Federally Qualified Health Center, or FQHC, and a YMCA covering a combined 78,000 square feet. A blended wellness, fitness, and a full-service primary care medical facility, it will benefit the community in several ways, including:
- Creating 72 predevelopment/construction jobs, 87 permanent jobs and retaining 239 jobs;
- Doubling the people served by the YMCA from 3,000 to 6,000 annually, in addition to serving approximately 3,000 children annually in preschool, after school, camp and sports programming; and
- Growing the patient base for the FQHC portion by 2,400 people, equaling approximately 8,400 patients and 12,525 patient visits per year.