From our 2011 Project Portfolio
Facility Name: The City of West University Place Recreation Center and Colonial Park Pool
City,State: Houston, Texas
Cost of Project: 14 million
Type of Facility: Recreation Center and Pool
Architectural Firm: PGAL
Square Footage: 38,000
Number of Floors: 2
Specific design elements at the recreation center focus on fitness/exercise and provide a comprehensive venue for community events, staged performances and group physical activities. Colonial Park was designed as an aquatic center to accommodate smaller community functions and larger private/public events outdoors.
Facility highlights include an eight-lane indoor pool with rolled up glass doors opened as weather permits, overhangs to control direct sun, decks for lounging and spectator overflow during competition events, baseball and soccer fields, a playground, and a jogging trail. Inside amenities include squash/racquetball courts, 10 yoga/ballet rooms, fitness center, performance stage, event space, and nine divisible community meeting rooms.
To see the full Project Portfolio, go to http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/2011-project-portfolio .