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Alhambra YMCA plans to add gymnasium, kitchen

Location

West San Gabriel YMCA

401 E. Corto Street
Alhambra , CA 91801 United States

A proposal to add 24,000 square feet to the West San Gabriel Valley YMCA was presented at Monday's City Council meeting at the Alhambra Civic Center Library. Valarie Gomez, executive director at the YMCA, said that the additions will include an outdoor area, a three-room children's center, a gymnasium with a full-length basketball court, and a multi-storage area featuring a kitchen used for nutritional education.The structures will be built on the YMCA's parking lot. To make up for lost parking spaces, developers expect to share the lot being used by the Alhambra Golf Course, which is situated next to the YMCA.Gomez explained that the demand for services has outgrown the limits of the current building. She cited an instance last year in which children at the YMCA's child care program couldn't find shelter during a sweltering heat wave. The scenario, among others, convinced Gomez that the YMCA was ready to expand.Though it is still too early to project the cost of the project, Gomez maintained that the organization has been fiscally responsible in the past. She added that the city is not expected to assist in funding. Mayor Gary Yamauchi said that sustainability was his main concern for the proposed project.

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2 thoughts on “Alhambra YMCA plans to add gymnasium, kitchen”

  1. I’m absolutely loving the idea of the expansion…. My kids were at the summer camp last year…. As much as they loved going there, I was concerned about the lack of shaded areas…. I’m sure there will be an increase in fees for the future summer program… but it will be worth it…

  2. Is the plan to build on the West or East side of the existing structures? Currently there are a number of temporary trailer type buildings on the East side of the Y.