The Fort Monroe YMCA Is Open

FtMonroe-YMCA002The YMCA opened its doors on Fort Monroe July 1.  Located at 8 Ruckman Road, the facility has three levels and includes exercise machines, weights, racquet ball courts, spinning room, a rock climbing wall and more. It’s website says the Y will be open six days per week, Monday through Saturday.

This historic antebellum building was built in 1903, says the YMCA, and was once home to the first Armed Services YMCA in the Country, established in 1889. It always has been used for exercise and indoor recreation and at one point in the building’s history housed an indoor pool, and an indoor shooting range.

Exercise classes are offered on Mondays and Wednesdays. If you want more information call 757-690-7403 or go online HERE.