YMCA in Louisiana Closes Second Branch

Board members had hoped to secure $100,000 to $150,000 to keep the Y open.

The YMCA of Central Louisiana has closed its second location in Alexandria, LA, in five months.

The Alexandria Family Y on Turner Street, which opened in 1967, is closed indefinitely, TheTownTalk.com reported. A message from a phone call to the Y confirmed the closing.

The reason for the closure is a lack of funding. The Y's downtown branch closed last November, resulting in a loss of 70 percent of the Y's members, according to the report. The following month, the United W

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