YMCA Upgrades Cardio Center

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 07/22 2014 10:48PM

Updated 07/22 2014 10:54PM

ROCKFORD -- The downtown "Y" taking the high-tech workout experience to a new level. The facility upgrading it's cardio center with nearly $400,000 in upgrades, including new spin bikes, rowers and incline trainers. Managers say many of the older machines were simply getting worn out. The new machines are state-of-the-art-- many feature internet connections to Netflix, I-Pad and I-Phone-- all with touch screen technology.

"To be able to access your own data, videos, music," Rockford YMCA Executive Director Trisha Tousant says. "So it's just a better experience for you as a user".

The upgrade put 63 new workout machines total into the cardio center.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.