New Ferrum YMCA Grand Opening Celebration Slated December 8, 2012
Event will showcase the 20,000+ square foot facility located on the Ferrum College campus.
Ferrum, Va. (November 28, 2012) –The grand opening of the newest branch of the Franklin County Family YMCA, located on the Ferrum College campus, will be celebrated on Saturday, December 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to tour the 20,000+ square foot facility located at the Ferrum College Fitness Center on Wiley Drive. Visitors can enjoy exercise class demonstrations, free massages by a licensed massage therapist, and healthy refreshments. A special joining fee will be offered that day for those interested in becoming YMCA members.
“We are thrilled to welcome the YMCA to the Ferrum College campus. The missions of both the Y and the College share a focus on health and well-being grounded in a strong faith base,” said College president Jennifer Braaten. “This ‘town and gown’ partnership benefits not only Ferrum students, faculty and staff, but also the entire community.”
The Ferrum YMCA offers state-of-the-art exercise equipment and a variety of classes and programs as well as indoor racquetball courts and full size basketball courts, and access to the College’s heated swimming pool and outdoor tennis courts. Memberships are available to the College community as well as the general public.
“The Ferrum YMCA is proud to serve the southwest end of Franklin County with our new location and to help each of our members improve and maintain their body, mind and spirit,” said Chris Rill, the Franklin County Family YMCA branch director at Ferrum College.
For more information, please contact Chris Rill at (540) 365-4446.
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