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Newtown Athletic Club has it all ... and soon it will have more

The indoor pool at Newtown Athletic Club.Even with 11,000 individual members, 180 different classes, pools, 30,000 square feet devoted for youth, indoor and outdoor tracks, two gymnasiums, a café with catering business and a salon, the Newtown Athletic Club is looking to expand.

With the goal of being one of the top clubs in the country in the next five years, there are already plans to expand on the 100,00-square-foot facility on 22 acres with a 40,000-square-foot Indoor athletic field house and a 4-acre outdoor resort style complex with four pools.

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IHRSA members take fight to Capitol Hill during Summit

Scott and Beth Gillespie of Saco Fitness talk to an aide for Maine Senator Susan Collins, at IHRSA's 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America.It is easy to arrive at IHRSA’s 10th annual Summit for a Healthier America in Washington, D.C., and be a little intimidated. Most of the two-day event takes place in the shadow of the Capitol building. 

But when the 40 or so IHRSA members stepped back and took a breath they realized that what they are asking for from their city and state’s representation is in the entire nation’s best interest. 

For day 1 coverage, click here.

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