Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center

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Funding/Expenditure Schedule: APPROVED

Project Team

Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services

Division of Building Design & Construction

Division Chief: Hamid Omidvar, AIA
Hamid.Omidvar@montgomerycountymd.gov
Section Chief: Rassa Davoodpour
Project Manager: Behrooz Alemi, R.A.

Architect / Engineer

Hughes Group Architects

Contractor

TBD

Current Phase: Design

Project Schedule:

Phase 1 - Parking Spaces Repair
Construction commenced on April 23,2018
Construction completed September 2019

Phase 2 - Stair Towers Renovation
Construction commenced on September 23, 2019
Construction will be completed August 2021

The project is currently in design phase. Construction is currently anticipated to start in Summer 2023 with final completion in Fall 2025.

Live Project Video

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Event Images

Event Images

Event Image

The Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center opened in 1989. It consists of a 50 meter competitive swimming and diving pool, a 200 foot water flume, a separate leisure pool with two hydrotherapy areas, and a diving tower. Since its opening, the center has had problems related to the movement and condensation of moist indoor air through the building's exterior masonry walls, resulting in roof leakage throughout the building. The original scope of the project was to remove and restore existing windows and louvers; remove the 4-inch masonry veneer block throughout the facility, and correct louvers, windows, and penetration flashings; install spray-applied wall insulation functioning as both air/vapor barrier system; install new exterior masonry veneer wall system; and replace the existing roof.

During the design evaluation of the entire facility, a structural review was performed for the existing conditions and it was determined that the existing exterior walls will require significantly greater structural modifications than known prior to the evaluation, which has increased the project scope, budget, and schedule to complete the work. In addition, it was determined that the pool equipment and the HVAC systems were also at the end of useful life and also require full system replacements.

The Office for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance in the Department of General Services also conducted a full review and design for implementation and remediation of all non-compliance issues at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. Taken in totality, the facility will require closure for a minimum of eighteen (18) months. Closure of the aquatic center is being coordinated with the Recreation Department and other CIP projects, including MLK Aquatic Centers and the anticipated opening of the South County Regional Recreation and Aquatic Center (Winter 2023), to limit the impact of closed indoor facilities on Recreation patrons.

In order to facilitate a longer closure period for the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center project, a water heating system will be installed and weatherization of the shower rooms improved at the Glenmont Outdoor Pool to allow for extended season use of the outdoor pool both prior to Memorial Day and after Labor Day. These improvements will facilitate swim and revenue generating activities that would otherwise be eliminated or harmed by the extended closure of the Kennedy Shriver Aquatics Center.

Architectural and Construction Images

Female Corridor at Nurse Station

Female Corridor at Nurse Station

Female Corridor at Nurse Station

Lobby 200 Looking Nurse 212

Architectural and Construction Images

Main Entrance renovated

Main Entrance renovated.

Front of Building

Front of Building.

Renovated Courtroom

Renovated Courtroom.

Entrance Lobby

Entrance Lobby.

Office Space

Office Space.

Treasury

Treasury.

Architectural and Construction Images

KSAC Rendering View 1

KSAC Rendering View 1

KSAC Rendering View 2

KSAC Rendering View 2

KSAC Rendering View 3

KSAC Rendering View 3

Hall 130 ceiling grid, tile and lights installed.

Hall 130 ceiling grid, tile and lights installed.

Corridor 139 ceiling grid, tile and lights installed.

Corridor 139 ceiling grid, tile and lights installed.

Hall 115 ceiling grid roughed in and exit sign being installed.

Hall 115 ceiling grid roughed in and exit sign being installed.

BUILDING EXTERIOR DESIGN

BUILDING EXTERIOR DESIGN

NEW ENTRANCE PORTAL DESIGN

NEW ENTRANCE PORTAL DESIGN

Architectural and Construction Image

TBD