YMCA Officials held a grand opening press conference at the new YMCA Yakima Rotary Aquatics Center at Chesterly Park on 40th Avenue. City, county and state officials attended.
YMCA Executive Director Bob Romero welcomed everyone including dozens of local donors.
The facility which includes a new YMCA and aquatic center will open at 5:00 a.m. Thursday.
Tours are offered on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and people can sign up to become a member.
Members are able to use both the new YMCA and the Current facility in downtown Yakima.
The center includes a lazy river, lap pool and a warm water therapy pool.
Funding comes from both the city of Yakima and community donations including $3.3 million from the Yakima Rotary Club.

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