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Downtown YMCA to shutter, more modern facility planned

Oct 08, 2019 - Columbus Business First (Ohio)

After nearly 100 years in operation, the YMCA of Central Ohio's downtown Columbus branch at 40 W. Long St. will be decommissioned as the organization prepares to open more modern facilities.  

In the short-term, the YMCA says it plans to lease and build out a nearby "state-of-the-art" health and wellness space at a soon-to-be-announced location, which could open by mid-2020. 

But in the next five to 10 years, YMCA leaders hope to build an entirely new full-service downtown facilit...