From The Post and Courier article, May 22, 2017:
“The privately funded, $24 million project will include a wellness center, gym, indoor jogging track, pickleball courts, meeting spaces and a 25-yard indoor pool. The building will be surrounded by multipurpose fields, courts and trails.
“This state-of-the-art facility will create unmatched recreation and educational opportunities in Berkeley County,” said county Supervisor Bill Peagler. “This is a great addition to an already wonderful community and will further enhance the quality of life for residents of all ages.”
“Everything fell into place at the right time, although maybe not so much for people living in that community who have been waiting,” said Paul Stoney, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Charleston. “But we would rather have it take a little longer and give the community what is going to be of the most impact as opposed to rush it and not have the quality that we would like to have.”
Read the full article by visiting this link: Post and Courier Article
In addition, Live 5 News’ Raphael James and Lisa Weismann were on-site for the June 2nd groundbreaking! Check out Raphael’s post about the event with a few pictures here: Raphael James’ Facebook Post
Thanks Raphael and Lisa for helping to make this a special event! A few pictures from Raphael’s Facebook post: