Decatur Recreation Center Project
Status: Design Completed. Contractor pre-quailification underway.
Urban Redevelopment Authority Bond financing.
Bid date: Summer 2011
Construction: July 2011 - October 2010
A master plan for comprehensive improvements to the Decatur Recreation Center has been completed. The present building was built in the mid-1950’s. The building presently is used for a variety recreational and athletic activities including crafts, fitness and dance classes, youth activities, meetings, and recreational athletic play, but will no longer be used for high school athletics after mid-2009.
Proposed improvements include a new climbing wall and elevated track in the gym, new multi-purpose exercise and dance studio, institutional kitchen, new meeting rooms and lounge areas, additional staff office space, new plumbing and electrical systems, and new interior finishes. Proposed improvements are planned to be LEED certified. A construction budget of $5.7 million is anticipated. Master planning and design services were provided by LP3 Architects of Decatur.
Schematic Design Presentation [PDF]