Family Center Expansion Newsletter and Stewardship Report
Vol. 4 - November 18, 2020
Deeper Than A Pool...

Let's dive in! As we enter the Aquatics Center Structure construction phase, some of you may have noticed the exciting progress of our YMCA Family Center expansion which continues on schedule. We are in the homestretch with fully funding the project, and we hope you will continue to help us to build for the future! Our new eight-lane pool and double-sized sports gymnasium will enable our Y to serve the community in new and broader ways, incorporating enhanced health and safety standards that have become even more important at the Y this year.

Our vision goes deeper than a pool. Together, we are expanding our facility to meet the growing and changing needs of our community. Read on to learn more about our construction progress including the debut of our behind-the-scenes Family Center Expansion Project Update video, learn how your donation is helping to shape the future, and read about how you can take part in our Homestretch Challenge to help build for generations to come!

Expansion Project Update: Take a Tour With Us!
Beyond Our Walls
With four new walls intact, let's talk about the future. Inside the walls of our expansion there will be people of all ages participating in programs to better themselves.
Our hundreds of donors have made this important capital expansion possible. Because of you, we can build an enduring future and renew our community. We started this effort three years ago and our donors have been with us through all phases of the project. Thank you for being part of our Y community as we build for the future!
Timeline Update: Aquatics Center Structure
We have concluded the Structural Steel & Roof, Masonry Veneer phase of our construction and are in the midst of our Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing & Aquatics Center Structure/Finishes phase!

Did you know?

Troweling machines work by compressing the top layer of the concrete slab, encouraging moisture left in the concrete to surface and evaporate. They also create a smooth, level finish to the concrete.

This fun fact was brought to us by Wm. Blanchard Company. Thanks for your hard work!
Smooth Operator (Troweling Machines) photo by Lauren Martin on 11-5-20.
The expansion general timeline graphic above is accurate as of 11/18/20 and is subject to change. Updates will be provided as needed.
Homestretch Challenge
We're in the us build for the future.

For many, the Y is a second home, where we can connect, learn, grow and thrive. GIVE TODAY to the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center Expansion Project and help us build for the future! Your donation to the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center Expansion Project will help us reach our goal. The Homestretch Challenge supports our Capital Campaign to expand the Madison Area YMCA. Make a difference in the life of your family, and the community as a whole now and for years to come. Together, we can leave a legacy for future generations, just as community members of the past made our current facility possible. Please join us in supporting this important community project.

Click here to make a secure online donation today.
There's Never Been A Better Time to Build a Better US!
Capital Campaign Update

We are happy to report we have received more than $9.2 million in community giving in support of the Family Center Expansion Project to date. Thank you to our many generous donors!
Paving the Way Campaign
Walk This Way

As we continue to build for the future, a great way to be part of the Y's history and leave your legacy for future generations is with our paver donations! Honor your friends and family, or say thank you to a front-line hero with a lasting donation in their name through our Paving the Way Campaign. The pavers will be used to create the walkway to the second entrance to the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center. The Paving the Way Campaign supports our Capital Campaign to expand the Madison Area YMCA. Paver donations are $250 each and are tax deductible.

Click here to make a secure online donation of a paver today.
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*This information is accurate as of 11/18/20 and is subject to change. Updates will be provided as needed.
Recognizing the needs of our members and neighbors, and the challenges and limitations of our current facility, the Madison Area YMCA has launched a community fundraising campaign to expand our Y and to continue our mission of providing financial assistance to those who need us. With your help, we will provide additional services to encourage a healthy and active community. Together, we will connect neighbors and families, strengthening the social bonds that promote understanding. Through your generosity, the YMCA mission will reach more people in our community, making sure we can say “yes” today and in the future. For more information about financial assistance or to make a tax-deductible donation, please call 973-822-YMCA (9622) or visit us at