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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    Franklin Pool (Audit and Study)

    Counsilman-Hunsaker supported KDA Architecture to prepare a facility audit and conceptual plans to renovate or replace the existing Franklin Pool.  Franklin Pool was constructed in 1970 and was renovated in 1985.  The study included an audit of the existing pool and physical structures of the aquatic center and proposed options for consideration including expansions and ...

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  • Sheridan County YMCA – Community Aquatic Center

    In 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted an aquatic facility audit on the two existing swimming pools at the Sheridan County YMCA, constructed in 1965 and 1985. The audit identified items that were substandard in the pools, highlighted items that didn't meet industry swimming pool design standards, and inspected pool equipment that wasn't operating as designed. Although the ...

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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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    Springfield, City of (Audits)

    Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired by the Springfield, IL Park District to conduct facility, operational, and business plan audits of three aquatic facilities: Nelson Center Pool, Veteran’s Memorial Pool, and the Eisenhower Aquatic Center. The facilities were evaluated for deficiencies related to current code standards, and detailed cost estimates were developed along with recommendations for remediating those ...

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    Umstead Hotel and Spa

    Tucked into 12 acres of serene woodlands overlooking a private lake, The Umstead Hotel and Spa is located in Cary, North Carolina, near the protected forest setting of the William B. Umstead State Park. The hotel features 150 luxury guest rooms and suites, world-class cuisine, a spa, and an outdoor pool. It is among the ...

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