Drone Footage & Updates on the New Lafayette, Indiana YMCA Facility

Wondering where construction is at on the new YMCA? We’ll be posting videos and updates on the new Lafayette, Indiana YMCA facility here, so you can see the amazing new developments as they happen!

Drone Flight #20

The New YMCA construction continues to make great progress! All of the steel is about up for the YMCA facility along with Junior Achievement. Also, the footers have been poured for the Franciscan Health portion of the project! The crews continue to work hard to get the roof on and prepare to get the building sided as we move into the winter months! Everyday is an exciting day at the YMCA! Make sure to check out our weekly drone flights and live feeds at the site!

 

Drone Flight #19

Check out this awesome drone flight of the New Lafayette Family YMCA project! You can see that the steel framing is coming along as they complete the Junior Achievement and YMCA Childcare areas. The crews are also working hard on getting the 1st round of asphalt down in the parking lot! The weather has been iffy, but the crews continue to work hard to get the building enclosed for the winter!

 

Drone Flight #18

This weeks drone flight showcases the crews preparing the gymnasium for the first concrete slab pour of the project! Everyday is exciting at the Lafayette Family YMCA as the project moves forward!

 

Drone Flight #17

Another great drone flight! The building is really starting to take shape, and the steel has begun to go up for the IU Health Aquatics Center! In this flight you can also see that the curbs have been laid and parking lot is starting to shape up as well! Continue to check in with us weekly on Facebook to get our exciting updates and drone flights on the new Y!

 

Drone Flight #16

The crews continue to work hard on laying sewer and drainage lines, putting up block walls, prepping the parking lot, and getting the roof on as well as many other things! Another week of beautiful drone footage to get a sneak peak look at the progress! Make sure to check back in this week for live feeds from the site!

 

Drone Flight #15

The walls, structure, and roof are about half up, and this week’s drone flight takes you inside the building through the main entrance! This gives you a closer look at the main lobby, gymnasium, locker rooms, multi gen room, child watch, and prime time family center! The drone then pops back outside to capture a beautiful aerial view where they are working on the pool and will start to work on putting up the steel for the Junior Achievement and the Y Childcare Centers! We appreciate the hard work, dedication, and coordination of Tecton Construction, KJG, and all of the many talented crews out working on the project!

 

Drone Flight #14

Check out this great drone footage of the awesome crews continuing to put up the interior walls and steel framing! In the next couple of months you will see the roof going on and siding being put on. The YMCA staff can’t help but be excited to think about all the exciting programs and opportunities we will be able to offer to our outstanding community!

 

Drone Flight #13

The steel is going up fast as they work on gymnasium and pool area walls! We have had beautiful weather as they continue to make progress on the new Y. In the coming weeks they will continue to work on getting the structure up so they can work internally through the winter months. We hope to see you tune in to Facebook to watch the progress with us through our live feeds and drone flights!

 

Drone Flight #12

The first round of steel has been delivered!! This is the next big step in the project as the new YMCA will really start taking shape! The gym walls continue to go up, and they will start to work on preparing the pool area! We continue to see progress every week, so make sure to check in on Facebook to see the weekly drone footage and live feeds about what is happening on the New YMCA site!!

 

Drone Flight #11

Great progress is being made on the New YMCA site! The gym wall continues to climb and you can really start to visualize each room and the upper level! In the parking lot the storm drains are being put into place and the re-purposed gravel is being laid down to make the foundation. It is all starting to come together!

Drone Flight #10

Walls are going up! It was an exciting week as the building is starting to take shape! There were a lot of different crews on the site working on getting storm drains in, moving and laying stone on parking lot foundation, and laying the cinder block walls for the gymnasium! Every week is something new and exciting, so check in next week to see the latest updates and live feeds!

Drone Flight #9

It’s been an exciting week at the site! Crews were able to move full steam ahead and tried to make up for lost time caused by the rain. As you can see on the drone flight, the footers have been dug, and by the end of the week, concrete trucks were coming in like clock work to pour the footers. It was an amazing site to be seen! As the work progresses, we are anxiously awaiting the steel to be delivered and walls starting to go up!

 

Drone Flight #8

It’s been an exciting week at the site! Crews were able to move full steam ahead and tried to make up for lost time caused by the rain. As you can see on the drone flight, the footers have been dug, and by the end of the week, concrete trucks were coming in like clock work to pour the footers. It was an amazing site to be seen! As the work progresses, we are anxiously awaiting the steel to be delivered and walls starting to go up!

Drone Flight #7

The rain has held off and ground has dried up enough for F&K Construction to continue to prep, grade, and lay foundation. Landing and work areas have also been prepped for materials to be delivered! Everyday is a new exciting adventure!

 

Drone Flight #6

It’s so exciting to see how far we’ve come! Here’s the latest update on the new YMCA facility:

 

Drone Flight #5

We’re getting there! Watch our latest drone flight!

 

Drone Flight #4

Progress is so exciting! Check out our latest update on the new Lafayette, Indiana YMCA facility!

 

 

Drone Flight #3

The land has been cleared and is ready for the earth movers with F&K Construction to come in and start clearing the building pads!

 

 

Drone Flight #2

Construction is moving along. Check out our second drone flight!

 

Drone Flight #1

This is our first drone flight of the new property! We’re working on getting the land cleared and ready for construction.

 

Groundbreaking – April 4, 2017

We’ve broken ground! We’re so excited to get started on the building process and very thankful for our incredible donors and supportive community.

 

 

With two locations in Lafayette, Indiana, the Lafayette Family YMCA is a community committed to healthy living and social responsibility. For more fitness tips and to stay up to date about YMCA events, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram, or visit our website here.