The YMCA of Center Tennessee will transfer to mix its two Brentwood places into one with what’s being known as the “One Brentwood” technique.
YMCA leaders are aiming to renovate and develop the Brentwood Household YMCA on Harmony Highway and promote their 17-acre Maryland Method property, finally closing the Maryland Farms YMCA when the expanded Harmony Highway mission is accomplished. That mission may take as much as two years, CEO Dan Dummermuth stated in a information launch, including that the timeline is dependent upon market response to the gross sales itemizing.
“We’re excited in regards to the potential for larger influence as we mix our two Brentwood amenities, positioned simply 4 miles aside, making a dynamic household middle to serve the rising wants in Williamson County. Definitely, there aren’t any ensures in actual property, and we received’t know the precise worth of the property till we put it available on the market,” Dummermuth stated. “However we consider between the gross sales proceeds and a focused capital marketing campaign, we are able to generate the assets essential to place our Harmony Highway facility to fulfill the wants of the Brentwood group.”
The YMCA of Center Tennessee plans for the renovated facility to have expanded and enhanced wellness and group train areas, reworked youth areas together with Y-PLAY baby look ahead to infants to six 12 months olds, a brand new Youth Exercise Heart for kids aged 7-11, Enhanced teen middle to accommodate instructional packages together with STEM, arts and music and to assist outreach packages like Y-CAP in collaboration with the juvenile courts and different youth-serving companies, in addition to improved accessibility for households, seniors and other people with numerous skills.
As well as, Y officers plan so as to add an enhanced out of doors aquatics facility, enhanced youth skate park, extra parking and multi-purpose areas to conduct regional packages like After Breast Most cancers, Full Circle, Weight Loss and small assist teams that function in collaboration with greater than 50 group companions.
“Our Brentwood and Maryland Farms places have served and enriched the group for almost 35 years and we glance ahead to persevering with to take action for years to come back,” Dummermuth stated, “however the time has come to check and develop a ‘subsequent technology’ YMCA for Brentwood. By combining our operations and focusing our capital reinvestment on one cutting-edge facility, we’ll deepen our influence, serve the group by way of a better high quality facility and be good stewards of our assets by gaining efficiencies that may come after we function beneath one Brentwood roof.”
“It’s by no means a straightforward resolution to say goodbye to a treasured asset that’s beloved by its patrons,” Dummermuth stated. “And as a lot as we’d like to take care of each YMCAs, we’ve got a duty to steward our assets as successfully and effectively as we are able to.”
Chief Technique Officer Jessica Fain added within the information launch that after reviewing monetary and geographic issues, the YMCA of Center Tennessee believes that the most effective choice is for the nonprofit to serve the Brentwood group at a single flagship location.
“As we examined all of our choices, it grew to become clear that concentrating assets on one expanded Brentwood facility was the most effective and most fiscally accountable method to assembly our final purpose of getting ready the Y to enhance service to members now and for years to come back,” Dummermuth stated.