TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN INVITES ALL TO PARTICIPATE IN NORTHERN COLORADO’S LARGEST GROUNDBREAKING OF THE JOHNSTOWN COMMUNITY YMCA
Johnstown, Colo., Nov. 1, 2018 – The Town of Johnstown invites all local families to attend and participate in Northern Colorado’s largest groundbreaking of the Johnstown Community YMCA on Saturday, Nov. 10 starting at 10 a.m. at Johnstown Town Hall, 450 S. Parish Ave., Johnstown, CO 80534.
All kids from Johnstown are encouraged to bring their own shovels and join leaders from the Town of Johnstown, the YMCA of Northern Colorado, builders Adolfson & Peterson Construction, architecture firm Perkins+Will, and other key stakeholders, to physically break ground on the construction site of this $34 million-dollar, 69,000-square-foot fitness and community center. The Johnstown Community YMCA, which is slated to open in May of 2020, will be built on the property across from Town Hall, the Police Department and the Library.
“The good citizens of Johnstown have waited a long time for a facility like this, and they deserve to be a part of its memorable celebration,” said Johnstown Mayor Scott James. “The Johnstown Community YMCA is all about kids and families, so we invite them ALL to bring their own shovel on Saturday and help us get started!”
“Town Council and staff have been diligent in saving and planning for this facility, and I am thrilled we are able to build it without increasing debt or taxes,” James continued. “I could not be prouder of the design, construction and operational partners we have chosen, and I know we will build a world-class rec-center our citizens can be proud of and enjoy for generations to come.”
This state-of-the-art facility will include a fitness center, a preschool, an aquatics center, community event spaces, sports fields, multipurpose rooms, and much more. The YMCA will bring to the area fitness and wellness resources, classes and programs; swim lessons and aquatics programs; youth sports; preschool, summer camps, before- and after-school care, as well as other youth programs.
For more information about the Johnstown Community YMCA, visit
Jamie Desrosier, Communications Manager