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McBurney YMCA

125 W. 14th St., New York, NY, 10011
nr. Sixth Ave.
212-912-2300

McBurney Y -- great for swimmers, not for much else

By tvboomstick on 1/29/2013

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: 3
  • Service: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

Nice pool, but a shortage of workout studios. Tons of space to eat snacks and surf laptops while folks stretch by the water fountain because they didn't build enough studios. Did I mention no sunlight? No sunlight, so it's flourescent heaven. Employees are not very happy -- lots of supervisor turnover while I was there. It's a little like exercising on the moon with the purple light and the recirculated air. I like gyms with sunshine and windows and fresh air.

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