Montrose Community Recreation Center

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Montrose Community Recreation Center

Montrose, CO 2018

Project Description

The Montrose Community Recreation Center is the outcome of nearly a decade of planning and community-support building by the Montrose Recreation District. After a public vote approved a sales tax to fund the infrastructure project, the district moved ahead with designing a center that has something for every age and interest.

The new center replaced an existing aquatics center that was the only public

indoor recreation facility for families and community members. To expand the

available programming for residents, the 80,103-square-foot design is equally divided between the building’s aquatics, sports and fitness programming components. Key features include a 5,500-square-foot leisure pool, a 25-meter competition pool, three gymnasiums, a climbing wall, a family game

area, an indoor play space, a fitness area, racquetball courts and a walking track.

The track has three options for fitness users, including a flat section surrounding the fitness center, a hill track section surrounding the three gymnasiums and a stair track section, which utilizes the existing

building stairs to create a two-level track that circulates through the facility. The new competition pool is the largest public pool on Colorado’s western slope and is designed to host both recreational programming and competitive swimming.

Moreover, the new facility is the largest recreation center on the western slope and provides opportunities for indoor recreation that complement the variety of outdoor recreation activities for which the region is known. Since opening in 2017, the center has surpassed all expectations for membership

and usage and is a new focal point for community gathering and wellness.


Project Details

Architect: Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Architect: John Eloe, Architect, LLC
Construction Cost: $26.1 Million
Square Feet: 80,103
Occupancy: January 2017

Building Systems - Pre-Engineered Structures: Sunoptics

Fitness Center - Cardiovascular Equipment: Life Fitness

Fitness Center - Climbing Walls: Entre-Prises Climbing Walls

Fitness Center - Flooring, Aerobics: Connor Sports

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Basketball Backboards/Supports: Performance Sports Systems

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Divider Curtains: Performance Sports Systems

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Lighting: LUX Dynamics

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Scoreboards/Timing Systems: Daktronics Inc.

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Sound Systems: Atlas Sound

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Volleyball Nets and Standards: Performance Sports Systems

Gymnasium/Field House/Arena - Wall Padding: Performance Sports Systems

Ice Rinks - Refrigeration Units: Becker Arena Products Inc.

Indoor Soccer/Inline Rinks - Dashers: Connor Sports

Indoor Sports Surfaces - Basketball: Connor Sports

Indoor Sports Surfaces - Multipurpose: Fiberesin Industries Inc.

Indoor Sports Surfaces - Tennis: Connor Sports

Indoor Sports Surfaces - Track: Connor Sports

Locker/Shower - Flooring: Dal-Tile Corp.

Locker/Shower - Lockers: Columbia Lockers

Locker/Shower - Shower/Toilet Partitions: Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc.

Locker/Shower - Swimsuit Extractors: Extractor Corp./ SUITMATE

Outdoor Facilities/Stadiums - Soccer Goals: Renner Sports

Pools - Bulkheads: BECS Technology, Inc.

Pools - Chemical Control Systems: Aqua Products Inc.

Pools - Covers: SGM

Pools - Dehumidifiers: Spectrum Stand

Pools - Diving Boards: Duraflex International Corp.

Pools - Filtration Systems: Lawson Aquatics Inc.

Pools - Filtration Systems: Neptune Benson Inc.

Pools - Gutters: Lochinvar Corp.

Pools - Heaters: Spectrum Aquatics

Pools - Ladders/Grab Bars: Competitor Swim

Pools - Lane Markers: Pentair Commercial Aquatics

Pools - Lighting: ETS UV system / Pulsar chlorination feeder system/ CarboMax CO2

Pools - Pumps: Pentair Commercial Aquatics

Pools - Pumps: Stenner

Pools - Starting Blocks: Spectrum Aquatics

Pools - Water Play Features: SplashTacular Entertainment

Pools - Water Play Features: Vortex Aquatic Structures Int'l Inc.

Pools - Water Play Features: Recreonics Inc.

Training Facilities - Taping/Treatment Tables: Playtime LLC

Architect Of Record

Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Denver, CO

Associate Architect

John Eloe, Architect, LLC
Montrose, CO

Aquatic Engineer

Water Technology, Inc. (WTI)
Beaver Dam, WI

Landscape Architect

Julee Wolverton Landscape Architect
Montrose, CO

Interior Design Consultant

Gallun Snow Interior Design
Denver, CO

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