Program Reductions & Pool Closure Soon For Lethbridge's Stafford YMCA

The Stafford Drive YMCA will be closing its doors in the weeks ahead.

With the opening of the new YMCA on the west side soon, the old Stafford Drive YMCA is getting ready to close up shop.

Operations at the Stafford Drive YMCA are winding down.

A decision was made last year that with the opening of the new Cor Van Raay YMCA on the west side, the Stafford location would be closing. At the end of February all programs at the old "Y" will take a break until the new facility opens its doors at the ATB Centre.

The decomissioning of the swimming pool will also start as of February 28th.

Officials at the Stafford YMCA say once an actual opening date has been announced for the new centre, they will announce a closing date along with reduced operating hours through March.

As of March 1, 2019, access at Stafford will remain open to the following: Conditioning Centre, Weight Room, Courts, Gymnasium, Indoor Play Space, Functional Fitness Area

• As of March 1, 2019, Stafford Hours of Operations will change to 5 am-9 pm Monday-Friday, 8 am-8p m Saturday, 10 am-6 pm Sunday. Childminding hours will now be 8 am-1 pm Monday – Friday and Saturday 8 am-12:30 pm
• As of March 1, 2019, Birthday parties will continue but no pool packages will be offered. Birthday parties at Stafford will continue till the weekend before closure of the Stafford Facility

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