Janesville Jets, YMCA create partnership
JANESVILLE--Were it not for the Janesville Jets attire, it might have been difficult to single out the new faces working out at the YMCA of Northern Rock County.
But there they were, members of the local North American Hockey League team, getting cardio work on stationary bikes, lifting free weights and pushing through core-strengthening exercises on floor mats.
“Everyone kind of does whatever they need to do (to stay fit). We had a team basketball game yesterday,” said Jason Ford, 18, of Waunakee, who plays center for the Jets.
Members of the team began exercising at the facility last month after the two organizations created a partnership they believe benefits not themselves but the community.
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