Ymca Case Study

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Site Evaluation

Introduction: The facility that I went to for the site evaluation was Baxter YMCA. It is located in Greenwood, Indiana right off of highway 31 on Shelby Street. The hours of operation for the Baxter YMCA are different for each of the areas in the building. For the entire center, the hours are as follows: M-F 5am-10pm, Sat 7am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm. The child watch hours are M-F 8am-2pm, 4pm-8pm, Sat 8am-1pm. For the service desks, the hours are M-F 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 12pm-4pm. All of the YMCAs have a broad target market. They offer activities and programs for every age, so their target audience is anyone from babies, toddlers youth, adults, and even the elderly. The mission statement is “To put Christian principles into
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The main building is pretty small for the number of programs and activities that are offered, so on busy days, it gets very crowded. Since it is somewhat outdated, there are very little windows. No sunlight can come in through them. The environment outside is much better. There is a bigger space where everything is spread out. The CityWay YMCA is much more open, there are many windows for sunlight, and the facility is huge, so this critique is based on the comparison of the …show more content…
In the main building, there are two floors. On the first floor, there is a north and south gym, which each has two full basketball courts. There is one room for synergy programs, one room for racquetball, an indoor pool, and down one hallway there are three classrooms and an indoor play area. On the second floor, there are two meeting rooms, a wellness center, and one big room for fitness, cycling, and other classes. The other building, the Pavilion, is one huge, open cement room with a concessions area and bathrooms. This is used for gymnastics, parties, a gathering place, pictures, and other classes. There are also open fields where the sports leagues, camps, and other various outdoor activities take place. An outdoor pool is attached to the main building for classes, open swimming, lessons, parties, and other activities. Equipment is not an issue here. They are so many types that they need several storage rooms to hold them. Each sport and activity is taken care of, and there is no need to seek for more. There are basketballs, soccer balls, tennis balls, kickballs, volleyballs, footballs, flags, bats, gloves, bases, goals, helmets, tees, scooters, arm bands, hoola hoops, plastic balls, mini trampolines, balance beams, mats, flip bar, games, arts & crafts supplies, etc. There are also weight machines, free weights, treadmills, weight

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