$10m spruce-up plan for YMCA
A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR indoor facility is on the cards for the Young Men’s Christian Association on Pinfold Street, Bridgetown.
General secretary of the 135-year-old organisation, David Norgrove, said plans for the building expected to cost in the vicinity of $10 million, were currently with the Town Planning Department, and philanthropy and the generosity of Barbadians were being sought in the interim to fund the venture.
At a media briefing to discuss plans for celebration of the YMCA’s 135th anniversary, Norgrove gave a breakdown of sporting and other programmes the “Y” had been offering over the years of its existence, to aid in the development of young people, as well as the extensive use of the organisation’s headquarters by the wider community. (GC)
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