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Kelowna YMCAs to reopen pools next week

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August 08, 2020 - 3:20 PM

The Okanagan YMCA locations are welcoming swimmers back to to the pools starting on Monday.

The Kelowna Family Y and H2O Adventure and Fitness Centre will reopen starting Monday, Aug. 10. Aquatic offerings include open swim times, lane swimming and aquafit classes to help community members cool off and get back to their healthy routines, according to a YMCA a news release.

“We are excited to offer this valued service to our community once again starting next week,” says Kelley Taylor, YMCA VP of health, fitness and aquatics, in the news release. “Our pools don’t only provide a place for family fun; many of our members rely on pool activity as their only source of exercise. Whether it is for rehabilitation from injury, or due to chronic pain, or any mobility issue they are facing. Pools have an important role in the overall health of many.”

READ MORE: Kelowna YMCA centres reopening with social distancing measures

Taylor says the gyms are following recommendations from the Lifesaving Society and provincial health authorities.

Learn more about this next phase of the Y’s reopening, as well as all other available YMCA programs and services online.


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