J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center

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J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center

Herriman, Utah 2012

Project Description

Located adjacent to a public library that shares a common interactive plaza, the J.L. Sorenson Recreation Center is part of a master-planned community complex. Features include a natatorium, a leisure pool and a lap pool with one- and three-meter diving boards and racing lanes for swim meets. Rounding out the program are a double gym, a bouldering wall, racquetball courts and an elevated running track with views into the natatorium, gym, lobby, and cardio and weight training areas, as well as views of the beautiful mountains that surround the Salt Lake Valley.

The building was designed with copper-clad, metal-composite paneled walls blended with aluminum-composite panels, glass curtainwall, exposed concrete masonry and sandstone masonry units, and metal soffit and fascia panels. The building's interior features durable materials such as colored textured concrete floors that resemble sandstone.

A glass curtainwall clerestory brings natural light into the entrance lobby. The interior walls were designed with ample windows that allow natural light to filter throughout the building and provide visual connectivity. An open floor plan allows patrons to easily navigate the facility, and staff members are able to oversee virtually all activities from a central control desk.

Project Details

Architect: EDA Architects; Salt Lake City, Utah
Construction Cost: $23 million
Square Feet: 107,000
Occupancy: August 2010

Access Ramps/Stairs: S.R. Smith

Basketball: Action Floor Systems LLC

Basketball Backboards/Supports: ADP Lemco Inc.

Cardiovascular Equipment: Precor Incorporated

Climbing Walls: Entre Prises Climbing Walls

Court Panels/Glass Walls: Hollman Lockers & Courts Inc.

Divider Curtains: ADP Lemco Inc.

Diving Boards: Paragon Aquatics, Div. of Pentair

Flooring, Aerobics: Action Floor Systems LLC

Flooring, Fitness Center: Mondo

Gutters: Myrtha Pools USA

Ladders/Grab Bars: S.R. Smith

Lane Markers: Paragon Aquatics, Div. of Pentair

Lockers: Scranton Products

Racquetball/Squash Courts: Action Floor Systems LLC

Scoreboard/Timing Systems: Colorado Time Systems

Scoreboards/Timing Systems: Nevco Inc.

Shower/Toilet Partitions: Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc.

Starting Blocks: Paragon Aquatics, Div. of Pentair

Volleyball: Action Floor Systems LLC

Volleyball Nets and Standards: ADP Lemco Inc.

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