ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A new place for people of all ages to work out opened Tuesday in St. Johns County.
First Coast YMCA cut the ribbon on a new location in the World Golf Village.
"We think that as communities grow they need strong schools, they need churches, they also need a good YMCA," said Eric Mann, president and CEO of YMCA of Florida's First Coast.
The new YMCA at the Flagler Health+ Village in the growing Murabella community offers something for everyone, Mann said.
"We have an amazing teen center for the young people. There's a middle school close by. We have Silver Sneakers programs, which is for seniors. And obviously, we have adult programming and wellness here. So we have a full-service YMCA, with the exception of a pool right now," Mann said.
The facility features new equipment, a cycle studio, free weights and much more.
As part of the grand opening ceremony, people signed up for memberships and toured the gym.
"As the community comes together and a lot of new people move, it's essential that they have a place that they can come and meet their neighbors -- a place that's welcoming to all," Mann said.
The Y hopes you meet your neighbors and get a good sweat -- all in one location.