YWCA breaks ground on a new facility in Rock Island

Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 6:50 PM CDT
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ROCK ISLAND, Illinois (KWQC) - The YWCA of the Quad Cities is moving forward on its new location in Rock Island.

The groundbreaking ceremony kicked off construction Wednesday on the new 2-story, 48,000 square foot facility on 5th Avenue.

The facility will have a child care center, a stem lab, a gymnasium, a full-service community kitchen, an aquatic center, and a cardio room.

The new building will expand child care capacity from 130 kids to 350.

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