YMCA – Belle Chasse
The new 9,700 sq. ft. gymnasium is an addition to the existing YMCA providing physical connections to both the existing facility, as well as the existing running track and outdoor pool area. The primary usage of the gym provides multi-court flexibility configurations including full court / half court basketball arrangements with retractable overhead goals and can easily be converted to provide dual volleyball court, or single championship court configurations. Spectator Seating is accommodated by retractable bleachers offering seating capacity for +/- 170 spectators. Other amenities provided by the new facility include a limited service concession stand, which opens to both the gymnasium vestibule, as well as a new covered outdoor serving space for the pool area. The Reception Area is supported with administrative office space as well as a large multi-purpose conference room and athletic equipment storage room. Overall the facility provides flexibility in support of the other YMCA functions including community gathering space or reception event area.