Dr. John N. Briggs Wellness Center

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Dr. John N. Briggs Wellness Center

Naples, FL 2007

Project Description

The NCH Briggs Health Pavilion is home to four clinical departments: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab, Outpatient Physical Therapy, the Von Arx Diabetes Center of Excellence and the Dr. John N. Briggs Wellness Center. The project overcame numerous challenges, including a small downtown footprint and a requirement to share the construction entrance with hospital employees as well as patrons of the existing medical plaza building.

An elaborate curtainwall system and stucco-coated CMUs comprise the facility?s exterior shell. Inside, high-end, eye-catching finishes include slate and glass tile, stained wood trim, copper panels, granite countertops and glass handrails. In addition, floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of downtown Naples.

Each floor of this new landmark features a variety of amenities and state-of-the-art equipment. On the first floor are a 600-square-foot therapy pool, a special-needs aerobics room and locker rooms, as well as relaxing spas, saunas and massage rooms. The second floor has cardiovascular fitness and strength-training equipment, along with two large group fitness rooms. A second-level skywalk connects the facility to the adjacent medical building and parking garage. An unfinished third floor is slated for use by future medical tenants. Outside, a 2,800-square-foot heated lap pool completes the program.

Project Details

Architect: Dyehouse Comeriato Architect; Naples, Fla.
AQUATIC DESIGN ENGINEER : Kuhlman Engineering Inc. - Naples, Fla.
Construction Cost: $15 million
Square Feet: 80,645
Occupancy: November 2006

Elliptical Equipment: Star Trac

Elliptical Equipment: Technogym USA Corp.

Entertainment Systems: CardioVision Inc.

Entertainment Systems: Technogym USA Corp.

Flooring, Aerobics: Sport Court International

Flooring, Fitness Center: Sport Court International

Free Weight Equipment: Technogym USA Corp.

Free Weight Equipment: GP Industries Inc.

Group Cycling: CycleOps

Group Cycling: Star Trac

Rowers: Concept2 Inc.

Scoreboard/Timing Systems: Adolph Kiefer & Associates

Stair Climbers: Technogym USA Corp.

Stationary Bikes: Star Trac

Stationary Bikes: CycleOps

Stationary Bikes: Technogym USA Corp.

Strength Equipment: Keiser Corp.

Strength Equipment: Technogym USA Corp.

Swimsuit Dryer: Extractor Corp.

Treadmills: Technogym USA Corp.