From our 2011 Project Portfolio:
TMI Salt Pure Corp.
Facility Name: University of South Alabama—Recreation Center
City,State: Mobile, Ala.
Cost of Project: $33 million
Type of Facility: Student Rec Center
Aquatic Consultant: Counsilman-Hunsaker
Square Footage: 117,000
Number of Floors: 2
Designed to attract students and faculty to an inspiring environment, the new indoor and outdoor aquatic venue at the University of South Alabama acts as a visual focus for the 130,000-square-foot student recreation center and includes amenities such as a 3,200-square-foot indoor lap pool and a 4,500-square-foot outdoor recreation pool.
The indoor 25-yard pool features six lap lanes while the outdoor pool includes three fitness lap lanes, a Vortex feature, a 250-square-foot warm water spa, wet seating with spray jets, water basketball and volleyball, a diving well and a synchronized spray jet feature. Designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, Sasaki, and WHL Architecture, the focus was on sustainable aquatics with TMI Salt Pure systems to sanitize the pools and spas.
To see the full Project Portfolio, go to http://www.northstarpubs.com/articles/prb/2011-project-portfolio .