New-look 5th Floor opens
Barbershop and strength studio highlight Clubhouse upgrade
Welcome to the 5th Floor, new home of the WAC Barbershop and a strength studio designed for serious weightlifting. The first phase of the Project 51 capital improvement project wrapped up in December. It included a new elevator landing and entrance to Men’s Fitness as well as a new barbershop, relocated from the lobby level.
“We’re very excited about the completion of the first phase of Project 51,” says Wayne Milner, Senior Vice President Athletics, Special Projects & Community Partners. “Having a premier barbershop in close proximity to Men’s Fitness makes great sense and opens up space on the lobby level of the Club for future improvements.”
The second phase of Project 51 will focus on the 1st Floor. The plan calls for moving Club Shop retail sales to the space vacated by the barbershop and building a small-business center with adjacent coffee shop in the current Club Shop location. A start date for the second phase of the project could be determined as early as this spring.
—Updated December 27, 2018; MJ