If you haven’t been inside the Lake Norman YMCA in awhile, you may notice things look a little different. There is a temperature screening when you walk in the door, and the staff wear masks as they walk around. But changes due to our recent environment are not all that’s new. Massive renovations occurred over… Continue reading Social Distancing and Group Exercise at Lake Norman YMCA
Tucked away just moments from the town line, the Lake Norman YMCA is a microcosm of what Old Town Cornelius has to offer- community, recreation, and fun. Their mission to “put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all” seems even more relevant given the current state of… Continue reading New Community and Recreation Opportunities at Lake Norman YMCA
For nearly 150 years, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has had a prominent voice in our community. Their focus on youth development, social responsibility, and healthy living has supported countless people in their efforts to improve the world around them. That being said, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte is in a unique position, as their community is in greater need of support now, yet they have had to temporarily close all 19 of their locations. Because of this predicament, they have channeled their creativity to build new opportunities for community support, social-distancing-style.
In times like these, when almost everything normal seems to have shut down, it is really important to still find ways to remain physically and emotionally healthy.
Some local artists are pitching in and creating masks for those in our community.
We love the initiatives being taken to lead Cornelius to a more bicycle friendly town. Take note of the new bike safety laws in effect for NC and check out the article on the Town Board’s adopting of the Bike! Cornelius Master Plan in January 2017 here. The town currently has 8.2 miles of bicycle… Continue reading Bike Safety Matters
At its January 3 meeting the Cornelius Town Board voted unanimously in favor of adopting the Bike Cornelius! bicycle master plan. The plan outlines recommendations for both infrastructure and programming that will promote and provide for safe bicycling throughout the town. Senior planner Will Washam outlined the vision for the plan, which is to make… Continue reading Board approves plans to make Cornelius a top bicycling destination