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Covington YMCA anticipates new family outdoor center
Taking a page from “Field of Dreams,” the title itself appropriately describes what will soon be at Ga. Hwy. 142 North at Stone Road.
The Covington Family YMCA Outdoor Center, a new 28-acre complex currently in production, is expected to provide numerous opportunities for all ages, bringing greater economic development to the area.
Should all go as planned, the park will open no later than the fall of next year, at least with some initial area.
“This isn’t like a normal YMCA expansion of our building where it really only benefits the members of the Y,” said Covington YMCA executive director Michael Chism. “In essence we’re building a community park; that’s basically what it boils down to. There will be a lot of opportunities out there for people to have some leisure time in big, green fields.”
Currently, there is nothing like this is Newton County. From that viewpoint, the park
Field of dreams:
The Covington YMCA will open its new 28-acre family outdoor center during the fall of next year.