New YMCA offers promise of rich resource for Whitehaven

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 10, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 10, 2021 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Georgette (left) and Cato Johnson stand in front of the new early childhood learning center as part of the newly planned YMCA in Whitehaven named after them. Set to open in the next 12 to 18 months, it will replace the Thomas B. Davis YMCA.</strong> (Omer Yusuf/Daily Memphian)

Georgette (left) and Cato Johnson stand in front of the new early childhood learning center as part of the newly planned YMCA in Whitehaven named after them. Set to open in the next 12 to 18 months, it will replace the Thomas B. Davis YMCA. (Omer Yusuf/Daily Memphian)

The new facility will offer a community resource center, early childhood learning center, wellness center, gymnasium — and, yes, a new indoor swimming pool. 

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Whitehaven YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South Cato JOhnson Methodist Le Bonheur Neighborhoods Patrice Robinson Jerry Martin
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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