Florida Aquatics Swimming & Training (FAST) | Athletic Business

Florida Aquatics Swimming & Training (FAST)

Ocala, Florida
Construction Cost: $33.78 million
Area / Square Feet: 67,200

The Florida Aquatics Swimming & Training (FAST) facility is the premier swimming, training and competition venue in the Southeastern United States. 

Designed to host swimming competitions for local, state and national competitors, FAST features an indoor 50-meter competition pool, an outdoor 50-meter warm-up pool, and an outdoor spray ground. The outdoor warm-up pool is a pre-engineered stainless-steel system built by Myrtha and previously used for the U.S. Olympic Trials. 

FAST will provide a wide variety of programs beyond recreation and competition, including swim lessons, drowning prevention, aquatic therapy and fitness, and life-saving water training for lifeguards and fire and rescue personnel.

LEAD ARCHITECT

Wannemacher Jensen Architects Inc.

AQUATIC DESIGN CONSULTANT

Counsilman-Hunsaker

COMPONENTS

• 10-lane, 50-meter indoor competition pool 

• Two 1-meter and two 3-meter diving boards 

• Spectator seating for 2,000 

• Outdoor warmup pool with eight 50-meter lap lanes and six 25-meter lap lanes 

• Spray ground

SUPPLIERS  

Chemical Control Systems, Sanitization SystemsBECS Technology Inc. 
Scoreboard/Timing SystemsColorado Time Systems
Lane MarkersCompetitor Swim
Gutters
Myrtha Pools
Filtration SystemsNeptune Benson/Evoqua
Cleaners/Vacuums, Starting Blocks
Recreonics 
Sanitization SystemsWestlake Water Solutions, Accu-Tab System