Residents, government officials and YMCA leaders dreamed for years and they dreamed big. Thursday night, their dream had a grand opening. The Spurlino Family YMCA in Riverview is open for business.

The $16.4 million facility includes more than 32,000 square feet of indoor space for workouts and meetings and an outdoor aquatic center with a variety of pools.

10News is also proud to have played a role in this important community project. A $33,000 grant from our parent company TEGNA’s foundation paid for an outdoor playground. 

10News staff even helped build sections of the playground last fall.

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Thursday night, kids got to try out the slides and climbing poles for the first time. Their screams and laughs seemed to indicate good reviews.

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