Audit Services

Understanding how to manage aging swimming pools

In-depth analyses put you ahead of the curve to make knowledgeable decisions regarding repair, renovation, or replacement.

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Safeguard the Future for Everyone Counsilman-Hunsaker’s engineering services can help you better understand what to do with an aging swimming pool. Aquatic facility physical audits have helped hundreds of owners and operators discover their options for modernizing an aging facility by identifying needed repairs, renovations, or replacements to safeguard your aquatic facility's future and ensuring the facility continues to run smoothly.  Get our e-Book on the Model Aquatic Health Code

Engineering and Experience You Can Trust

With a Counsilman-Hunsaker Physical Audit and Needs Assessment, our experienced specialists and engineers analyze the infrastructure of your facility from top to bottom, identifying items that may become problematic. We focus on the systems, structures, and code compliance so that its condition and potential future life can be evaluated with certainty. This detailed analysis includes an investigation into programmatic flexibility of the existing pool structure and equipment, identifies issues and substandard conditions, and provides budgetary recommendations for repair or replacement.

Each aquatic facility Physical Audit and Needs Assessment includes, but is not limited to, expert inspection of:

  • Pool structure and finishes
  • Recirculation systems, piping, fittings, valves
  • Filtration systems and overflow recovery systems
  • Water chemistry treatment systems
  • Pumps, flow meters, gauges, all controls
  • Code-compliance with state and local health codes and the Model Aquatic Health Code
  • Deck equipment

We Help You Choose the Best Direction for Your Aquatic Facility

Our engineering team provides a post-audit summary report identifying any repairs, compliance requirements that need to be met, and a probable cost estimate. This report, presented in everyday language that is easily understood, provides clear and itemized improvements and fixes for inclusion into any future budgets, and we'll work with you to establish a preventative maintenance plan for the future upkeep of your facility.

With Counsilman-Hunsaker's practical, innovative, and expert knowledge and experience in the aquatic industry, you'll be equipped to choose the best direction to ensure aquatics continues to be available for everyone in your community.

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Inspiring others to learn more

If you’re worrying about the age of your aquatic facility, experiencing unidentified problems, considering the need for a new facility, or simply curious where your facility is with its life expectancy, it’s time to consider a physical audit.

Aquatic facility physical audits have helped hundreds of owners and operators discover their options for modernizing their aging facility, whether by replacing equipment, renovating, or building a new facility, safeguarding their aquatic centers’ future. Get in touch with us today.

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  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough – Wasilla & Palmer High School Pools

    In 2013, the team of Architects Alaska and Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained to complete a swimming pool assessment and feasibility study for Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s Wasilla and Palmer pools. The assessment included determining what repairs were needed to bring the facilities up to current codes and standards, as well as looking for opportunities to increase the recreation value ...

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    North Slope Borough School District – Alak School Pool

    Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted an inspection of the existing pool at Alak School that was nearing the end of its useful life. The inspection confirmed that a replacement would be more effective than a renovation. A narrative was provided for options for replacement once funding was approved by North Slope Borough School District for the design/construction. Visit ...

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    Slayter Creek Splash Pad

    Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned on behalf of the Anna Parks and Recreation Department to conduct an audit of the Slayter Creek Splash Pad. The condition of the water features, splash pad floor slab, mechanical systems and enclosure, and balance tank were assessed. Counsilman-Hunsaker provided an audit report with two types of recommendations: primary items required to ...

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    Walsenburg Water Park Pool

    In collaboration with the City of Walsenburg, Colorado, and Synergy Sports, Counsilman-Hunsaker was entrusted with the task of conducting a comprehensive swimming pool assessment and feasibility study for the Walsenburg Water Park. This seasonal outdoor aquatic facility encompasses a multi-purpose recreational pool, which had remained inactive since the summer of 2019. The audit centered on ...

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    Foothills Park and Recreation District – CO (Columbine West Pool and 6th Avenue West Pool) (Audits)

    Perkins+Will commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide information to the Foothills Park and Recreation District on two aging outdoor aquatic facilities: Columbine West Pool and 6th Avenue West Pool. Each outdoor aquatic center contains a 25-meter lap pool, diving well, and wading pool. Counsilman-Hunsaker visited the aquatic facilities in March 2019 to review the pools and gather ...

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