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Duneland YMCA installs chair lift at pool

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The Duneland YMCA is pleased to announce that a new chair lift that meets ADA standards has been installed at the swimming pool. The lift was sponsored by Porter Regional Hospital and Lakeside Wealth Management.

“We are so thankful for the generosity of our sponsors. It’s wonderful that everyone will now have equal access to our pool facilities, and can enjoy a refreshing swim here at the Y,” said Kym Groceman, Duneland Family YMCA CEO.

“Our goal has always been to be the most inclusive, helpful, safe place in the community for residents to enjoy a good work out or poolside relaxation.”

The Y pool is available for members any time during Y hours of operation: Monday through Friday 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m.

Non-members are welcome for open swim times: Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

The pool and the Y in general can also be rented for special occasions, including birthdays, anniversaries, showers and parties.

The Y is at 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton.

Call (219) 926-4204 with questions about Y programs, child care, summer day camp, classes or rentals.

The Duneland Family YMCA is a charitable nonprofit that focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility and is a United Way of Porter County Partner Agency.



Posted 6/18/2014