Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

August 21, 2013

YMCA upgrades planned ahead of expansion project

The Andover Townsman

---- — In anticipation of this fall’s ground-breaking for the Andover/North Andover YMCA expansion project, some enhancements will be made to the Haverhill Street facility over the next couple weeks.

The work is scheduled to begin Saturday, Aug. 24, and continue through Sunday, Sept. 8. While the facility will remain open, there will be some service interruptions.

The lap pool will close on Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. and reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3. The teaching pool will close on Aug. 24 and will reopen on Sunday, Sept. 8. The gymnasium will close on Friday, Aug. 30, and will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3. There will be no group exercise classes between Sunday, Aug. 25, and Monday, Sept. 2.

The following enhancements will be taking place over the next two weeks:

Installation of a new high-rate sand filter

Installation of a high-efficiency pool pump

Upgrading of the chemical storage capacity for the pool

Refinishing of the gym floor

Anyone with questions should call the Andover/North Andover YMCA at 978-685-3541 or the main offices at 978-725-6681.