News & Updatesfrom The GND REC

Ethnic Days at The GND Rec | September 17th

Enjoy great music from the Alps to the Adriatic with the Singing Slovenes and special guest button box sensation Gasper Krek. Also performing the Same Miletich Tamurica Ensemble with Kolo dancing! There will be ethic food for sale, a bake sale, live music and loads of fun so join us at The GND REC.

In the event of rain, the event will be held at the Buffalo Junction. Check Facebook or call 390-6946 for event information.

Concert in the Park | Thursday, July 20th at 6 pm

Blues to Bluegrass Night at The GND Rec. Join us for our next concert in the park! Thursday, July 20th at 6pm featuring Beth and Les Hazelton, The Fish Heads and Busterville. Hope to see you there!

YMCA Offers Exercise Classes at THE GND REC

Looking to exercise in an air conditioned facility close to home with amazing instructors and members of your community? Join us at The GND Rec for Yoga or Light and Low

Light and Low: This class consists of about 25 minutes of cardiovascular movements, 25 minutes of strength exercises using light weights and resistance bands, and about 10 minutes focusing on flexibility. All of this is done with low or no impact! Perfect for those looking to go easy on their joints! Offered Monday's and Wednesday's at 9 am

Yoga: This class combines breathe work, balance, posture, and poses to increase your flexibility and strength, reduce stress, and improve concentration and mood. Offered Wednesday's at 6 pm

**All exercise classes are free to Y members and $5 for community members. 10 class punch passes are available for $40**
Sponsored through a partnership between the Gary New Duluth Development Alliance and the Duluth YMCA. For more information visit or

Purchase Your Raffle Tickets

There's still time to purchase your raffle tickets for to support The GND REC! Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased from individuals, the Gary Milk House, Damage Boardshop and Frost River both located in Lincoln Park or join us for one of our events and purchase your tickets there!

All proceeds go toward staffing and programing provided by the YMCA at the GND REC.

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We Need Your Help

The new GND REC is becoming the center of the community. The Community Center is completed and active.  Phase I has been completed with soccer games keeping our new fields busy.  The performance pavilion was the venue for four concerts in 2017 and the 2018 schedule is being established.  The dog park is completed and is actively used.  Much more is needed to complete our project.  Amazing people - people like you -  are asked however they can. 2018 construction is focused on Phase 2 & 3 of our project will be started and are accepting donations to keep the project rolling.

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