YMCA to provide WEG athletes place to work out

The YMCA of Central Kentucky will provide use of its athletic facilities to athletes and guests of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Any person attending or participating in the Games will be allowed free guest access to the Beaumont Centre Family Y, the High Street Y and North Lexington Family Y for the duration of the Games.

To gain free entry, athletes or visitors just have to show their World Equestrian Games pass or ticket to Y staff upon entering. There is no limit as to how many times a guest may use the facilities, and even Lexington residents attending the Games are allowed access.

"We're excited to welcome new friends from all over the world while continuing to serve this community." said Jim Kelsey, marketing and communications director for the YMCA of Central Kentucky.

The branch facilities of the YMCA of Central Kentucky vary, but all of them feature workout amenities including free weights, cardio equipment, group exercise classes, aquatic facilities and locker rooms with showers.

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