Officials ink deal to save popular Burlingame gym
May 1, 2018
A popular senior gym and health facility in Burlingame will keep running, as health care officials finalized a deal preserving the center once threatened to be shuttered.
The Peninsula Health Care District Board of Directors approved an agreement designed to maintain the health center on district land at 1875 Trousdale Drive, which was facing closure when Sutter Health officials announced interest in pulling the plug.
Officials from the health care district have since scrambled to preserve the facility, leading to a tentative agreement last month with nonprofit Eskaton to take over operations for the exercise and wellness programs. Under the most recent approval, details of the Eskaton arrangement were finalized. Read more.