Released on Jan. 2, 2019 is a new rendering of the state-of-the-art aquatic center that will be housed at the new Kent YMCA, which is slated to open in the fall of 2019:

Here are some other renderings:

And a site map of Morrill Meadows Park:

The new facility will include:

  • Comprehensive state-of-the-art facility
  • Dedicated community gathering spaces
  • Exceptional aquatic center with lap lanes and family swim areas
  • Gym, group fitness, and cardio spaces
  • Indoor and outdoor recreation surrounded by Morrill Meadows Park
  • A New American Welcome Center for newcomers
  • Significant expansion of school, child care, and enrichment programs for youth

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The new YMCA will be located at Morrill Meadows Park, 1000 SE 248th Street:

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