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Grant gets Inala PCYC pumped up

Cat Scully at Inala PCYC Gym where they have received funding for new equiptment.
Cat Scully at Inala PCYC Gym where they have received funding for new equiptment.

WHEN Bronson Rehu visits the Inala Police Citizens Youth Club, you just know things are about to get physical.

The 26-year-old has been a regular user of the organisation's PCYC Fitness facilities for the past year.

And thanks to a recent cash injection into the gym, Mr Rehu's workout has become a whole lot better.

The Inala PCYC last year received a State Government Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grant.

The money comes from taxes on Golden Casket lotteries, wagering, Keno and gambling machines.

The fund makes grants to not-for-profit community groups on a quarterly basis.

The PCYC received $31,765 which was used to buy the latest in strength and cardio equipment.

Mr Rehu said the grant had enhanced his workout routine significantly.

"It's great - using better equipment means a better workout," Mr Rehu said.

The facility is now gaining a reputation as a place where locals have access to quality equipment at a reasonable price.

And since the new equipment was installed, PCYC Fitness has seen a dramatic increase in memberships.

The gym's popularity has also seen a flow on effect, with members taking note and becoming involved with other PCYC activities during their visits.

For more information on Inala PCYC Fitness visit www.inalapcyc.org.au or call 3372 2222.


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