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Pueblo YMCA to reopen Thursday with safety protocols in place

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Posted at 3:30 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 17:30:07-04

PUEBLO — The YMCA of Pueblo announced Wed. that it will officially resume fitness facility operations on June 4th with new safety protocols in place.

This will be the first YMCA in Colorado to reopen.

The announcement from the "Y" stated phased reopening begins with access to strength and conditioning, gymnasium, and personal training. In the next phases, group exercise, pools, child watch, and youth sports camps will resume.

“The YMCA of Pueblo has served the Pueblo community for more than 130 years, during which we have made it through many challenging times together, none perhaps as impactful for our community and our Y as this COVID crisis,” said Janelle Andrews, President/CEO, YMCA of Pueblo. “We are thrilled to begin reopening our facilities, welcoming back our members and the community, and getting back to what we do best – helping everyone reach their full potential.”

In preparation for reopening, the "Y" said it has been following guidelines form health experts and local officials to ensure everything is cleaned and sanitized to meet the highest standards.

During the first phase, members will be asked a few questions and have their temperature's taken before entering the building. Hours will be reduced and members must reserve a one-hour time slot.

You can find more information on practices and procedures as the "Y" begins to reopen here.