The YMCA Centre will be integrated into a mixed use building at 505 Richmond Street West. Both the building and the land associated with the YMCA will be owned by the YMCA. The land will be deeded to the YMCA as part of the project at no cost. The construction will be 1/3 funded by the YMCA and the remaining 2/3s through Section 37 and 45 contributions collected in Ward 20. In accordance with Official Plan policy, a Community Use Agreement will be entered into between the City and the YMCA to secure long-term affordable community access. Elements of a Community Use Agreement that the city will be negotiating with the YMCA will include but will not be limited to:
There has not been much involvement since but we anxiously await its opening in 2022. Information and updates can be found via THIS YMCA LINK.