NATIONWIDE — Construction is underway on new health clubs, YMCAs and JCCs nationwide. Here are some of the projects planned or under construction:

  • A new Jewish Community Center will be built on 15 acres of land in Cincinnati, OH. The proposed multi-million dollar facility will cover 148,000 square feet and feature a fitness center, aquatics center, gym and an expanded senior center. Construction will begin in January 2006, and the center will open in late summer of 2007.

  • Cayuga Medical Center and Ciaschi Development are teaming up to introduce a medical fitness center in Ithaca, NY. The 65,000-square-foot complex will house a 35,000-square-foot fitness center with large exercise areas and three pools.

  • The YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis and the City of Andover have partnered to build a $20 million YMCA in Andover, MN. The YMCA (pictured in the rendering above) will feature a health and wellness center, aquatics center and children's gym.

  • The new South Loop Fitplex, a 30,000-square-foot health, fitness and spa center was recently completed. The fitness complex is located within a new luxury residential development in Chicago's South Loop.