Sep 02, 2009

The YMCA, founded in London, England, in 1844, is one of the largest social service organizations in the world, responding to the diverse needs of over 45 million individuals and families worldwide. Currently there are 2,686 YMCA facilities across the United States severing thousands of U.S. communities, with membership numbers of 21 million children and adults. The YMCA reach and impact can be seen in the millions of lives they touch every year. YMCAs are committed to helping children, youth, families and individuals across the nation and the world.

The Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA facility is approximately 11 years old and currently has 22,000 members. In late August, they decided to spice up their strength area and provide their members with a more modern, innovative yet functional equipment line.

“As the Strength and Wellness Director of one of the largest YMCAs in the country, a large part of my position is to bring our members the most innovative, effective and user friendly equipment on the market. This year, we had planned on updating our free weight area and we contacted Hoist in hopes of buying a few pieces. After visiting your facility, we changed our five year plan and switched directions to updating our strength line with both your HD line as well as the ROC-IT line.

During the purchasing period we had the pleasure of working with various members of your staff. They have been attentive, nice and a pleasure to deal with. We are proud to have an outstanding staff here at the Ecke YMCA and your crew fit right in. We look forward to working with Hoist in the future.

"Both our Members and Staff have been VERY receptive to the HOIST product. It have been a GREAT addition to our facility” - Shannon Hughes, Strength and Wellness Director of Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA