Keller PointeKeller, TX 2006
Now the flagship for the Keller Parks and Recreation Department, Keller Pointe is a community center that serves the genuine needs and desires of its constituents and meets a mandate to be operationally self-sufficient.
Members have access to indoor and outdoor leisure pools, a double gymnasium, cardiovascular-fitness and strength-training areas, group exercise spaces, child-care services and a jogging track. Additional spaces open to nonmembers include a large divisible meeting room with food-service capabilities, a game room and a rentable party space that opens to provide access to the pools. A large sprayground is planned for the future.
Large amounts of interior and exterior glass visually tie all of the major spaces together. Visitors can see from the gym all the way through to the outdoor pool. Even the group exercise room combines the prerequisite privacy with views overlooking the indoor pool. All of this translates into a dynamic facility that maximizes staff visibility and control.
Project DetailsArchitect: Brinkley Sargent Architects; Dallas, Texas
Aquatic Design Engineer: Counsilman•Hunsaker; St. Louis, Mo.
Landscape Architect: Mesa Design Group; Dallas, Texas
Construction Cost: $14 million
Square Feet: 56,000
Occupancy: August 2004
Aerobics Flooring: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Basketball Backboards/Supports: Draper Inc.
Basketball Surfaces: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Divider Curtains: Draper Inc.
Elliptical Equipment: Precor Inc.
Elliptical Equipment: Life Fitness
Fitness Center Flooring: Johnsonite
Flooring: Dal-Tile Corp.
Free Weight Equipment: TKO Sports Group Inc.
Handicapped Equipment: Spectrum Aquatics
Lockers: Lenox Locker Co.
Pool Chemical Control Systems: Chemtrol, Div. of Santa Barbara Control Systems
Pool Cleaners/Vacuums: Spectrum Aquatics
Pool Dehumidifiers: Dectron Inc.
Pool Filters: Astral Products Inc.
Pool Gutters: Grate Technologies
Pool Heaters: Dectron Inc.
Pool Ladders/Grab Bars: Spectrum Aquatics
Pool Lane Markers: Competitor Swim Products
Pool Lane Markers: Adolph Kiefer & Associates
Pool Sanitization Systems: PPG Industries
Pool Water Play Features: SCS Interactive
Pool Water Play Features: Splashtacular
Shower/Toilet Partitions: Metpar Corp.
Stair Climbers: Nautilus Inc.
Stationary Bikes: Nautilus Inc.
Strength Equipment: Nautilus Inc.
Swimsuit Dryer: Extractor Corp.
Track Surfaces: Robbins Sports Surfaces
Treadmills: Life Fitness
Treadmills: Precor Inc.
Volleyball Nets and Standards: Draper Inc.
Wall Padding: Draper Inc.