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Buddhist monks and nuns help 'scrub the tub' at Montague fitness facility

The Town and Country Aquatics Plus (TCAP) facility in Montague got help "scrubbing the tub" from monks and nuns on Thursday.

'The amount accomplished was nothing short of phenomenal,' reads a Facebook post

Buddhist monks and nuns volunteered their time to help clean the TCAP facility in Montague, P.E.I. (Ming-Chi Hsu)

The Town and Country Aquatics Plus (TCAP) facility in Montague got help "scrubbing the tub," thanks to monks from the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society and nuns from the Great Wisdom Buddist Institute on Thursday.

This week, the board of TCAP officially took over the centre from the private business that had previously been managing it.

The facility needs maintenance — inside and out. (Ming-Chi Hsu)

The board is currently focusing on much needed renovations and upgrades.

As part of Scrub the Tub, volunteers will spend the next two weeks doing extensive cleaning and renovations to the facility.

The facility organized the Scrub the Tub campaign, where volunteers do extensive cleaning and renovations. (Ming-Chi Hsu)

On Facebook, TCAP expressed "profound gratitude" to the monks and nuns for their help on Thursday.

"The amount accomplished was nothing short of phenomenal," reads a Facebook post.

"The facility was full and there was such a feeling of determination, hard work and peace in the air."

"The amount accomplished was nothing short of phenomenal," reads a Facebook post from TCAP. (Ming-Chi Hsu)
TCAP hopes with the renovations and upgrades, it will become the "the premier wellness facility in Prince Edward Island within five years." (Ming-Chi Hsu)
The work was done under clear, sunny skies. (Ming-Chi Hsu)
The monks and nuns picked up their paintbrushes to give the facility a fresh look. (Ming-Chi Hsu)
Maintenance on the facility has fallen by the wayside over the past 12 years, due to financial trouble. (Ming-Chi Hsu)
TCAP expressed "profound gratitude" to the Buddhist monks and nuns for their help. (Ming-Chi Hsu)