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Last Day for Dupont’s YMCA

by Prince Of Petworth December 30, 2015 at 10:05 pm 2 Comments

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1711 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

We confirmed the scuttlebutt in October but it’s still hard to believe today is the last day for Dupont’s YMCA.

“The facility will close as a YMCA as of December 31, 2015.

The Y plans to utilize the proceeds from the sale of the YMCA National Capital facility to serve more region-wide residents and provide more volunteer and employment opportunities, thus increasing its impact in the region. In addition, proceeds from the sale will allow the Y to contribute to the revitalization of existing region-wide community/ neighborhood-based Ys, reinvest in programs and services that serve families (such as Youth Advocacy, Achievement Gap, Early Child Development and STEM), alleviate existing debt, and contribute to determining the feasibility of establishing another YMCA facility in Washington, DC.”

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