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1996 Olympic Aquatic Center – Georgia Tech - Atlanta, GA

Completed in 1995 to host the 1996 Summer Olympic swimming and diving competitions, the world-class outdoor freestanding venue, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, featured a 50-meter by 25-meter pool with two bulkheads, movable floor, and a separate diving well complete with 1, 3, 5, 7&#189, and 10-meter diving tower and springboard diving. The pool was carefully constructed with […]

301 Mission Street – Millennium Tower Pool - San Francisco, CA

The Millennium Tower is a blue-gray glass, 60-story highrise condo tower located in the Financial District in San Francisco. The innovative design of this urban redevelopment project creates a significant architectural landmark for the transformation of the Transbay Terminal District. Designed by Millennium Partners, in association with Handel Architects, the complex consists of 400 condominium […]

92nd Street YM-YWHA Pool (Audit) - New York, NY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the historic 92nd Street YM-YWHA to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor lap pool located on the third floor and two indoor spas within the same natatorium. The facility, located on the upper east side in Manhattan, was originally constructed in 1929.  The purpose of the audit was to […]

Abilene Christian University – Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Abilene, TX

*Photos Courtesy of Park Hill Smith The new Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center features two stories and 113,000 sq. ft. of gleaming new equipment, with broad windows looking out onto the campus.  The center is part of the expansion and renovation of Abilene Christian University’s (ACU) former Physical Education Center. The […]

Activities Recreation Center - Columbia, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, commissioned by the City of Columbia, Missouri, designed a state-of-the-art indoor leisure pool and warm water therapy pool to complement their existing Activities Recreation Center (ARC). The award-winning swimming pools made quite a splash when they opened in 2003. Residents enjoy the uplifting natural light that floods the natatorium’s swimming pools, triple loop waterslide, […]

Adak Naval Air Station Pool - Aleutian Islands, AK

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Maynard & Parch Architects designed an indoor short-course pool.

Addison Athletic Club - Addison, TX

Designed by the team of Ron Hobbs Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker, the Addison Athletic Club captures a Romanesque-style design with its stately columns flanking the edge of the outdoor pool. The sparkling blue water flows effortlessly among the multi-level pools, forming gentle waterfalls when stepping from one pool to the next. Cool showers pour and spout […]

Adelphi University – Aquatic Center - Garden City, NY

In May 2004, Adelphi University retained Counsilman Hunsaker to evaluate their existing 76-year-old pool at Adelphi Aquatic Center. The purpose of the facility evaluation was to determine the current lifecycle of the facility and provide options for extending the use of the facility. Areas of study included the pool finishes, recirculating system, piping, fittings, valves, […]

Affton Aquatic Center (Study) - Affton, MO

In 2003, The St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research aquatic recreation options and provide information that will help determine the feasibility of the development of a new aquatic center in the Affton community. The purpose of the Facility Impact Study was to offer a preparatory, comprehensive study analysis focusing […]

Albright College Pool - Reading, PA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Adele Naude Santos Architects designed an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard competition pool.

Albuquerque Academy Natatorium - Albuquerque, NM

Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, renowned college preparatory school, Albuquerque Academy, is a private co-educational school for grades six through 12. As one of the most respected educational institutions in New Mexico, the Academy was founded in 1955 and the campus consists of 19 facilities situated on 312 acres near the foothills of the Sandia […]

Alexandria Pools (Study) - Alexandria, VA

With the closing of two of their seven pools in 2011 due to increased operational costs, the City of Alexandria retained Counsilman-Hunsaker along with Kimley-Horn and Associates to develop an aquatic facilities strategic plan.  The plan outlined and prioritized the future aquatic needs of the community.  Extensive demographic research along with industry benchmarking will provide […]

Alga Norte Community Park Pool (Study) - Carlsbad, CA

City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Pacific Group to assess the proposed plans for Alga Norte Community Park. The proposed aquatic center and ball fields are the two major components of the park that will have the greatest operating impact to the city. The assessment included: review of […]

Allen ISD Natatorium - Allen, TX

In 1998, the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent was retained by the City of Allen to perform a Feasibility Study to evaluate options for the development of a cutting-edge natatorium. Each approach was analyzed for the required scope of work, programming benefits, and project costs. Based on the analysis of the Feasibility Study, the […]

Allen Waterpark (Study) - Allen, TX

The City of Allen, Texas retained Brinkley Sargent Architects in association with Counsilman Hunsaker to conduct a study on the feasibility of developing a new destination-oriented family aquatic facility. At the direction of the park staff, the process was divided into two phases. The first phase was to address the market potential and support for the development […]

Allison Aquatic Survival Training Facility - Ft. Campbell, KY

The Allison Aquatic Survival Training Facility is an aviation life support water survival training center that is used to train aviators of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and other air crews. The facility had several failed or failing systems that impacted the ability to train air crews on critical survivability skills. Jacobs and Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

Altoona Family YMCA - Altoona, IA

Counsilman Hunsaker, in association with RDG Bussard, Dikis designed a community center which includes a jogging track, exercise/fitness area, and an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Architectural Showcase magazine in 1993.

Alvin Independent School District (ISD) - Alvin, TX

Accelerated growth in the Greater Houston area is continuing to spur the need for increased facility capacity in districts such as Alvin ISD, which is one of the fastest growing school districts in the Houston area with more than 23,000 students enrolled. To meet demand and continue the mission of providing quality educational opportunities for […]

Alviso Swim Center - San Jose, CA

As the third largest city in California and the tenth largest city in America, San Jose’s goal is to provide high quality public facilities to meet the growing needs of the community. After completing the Citywide Aquatics Master Plan, prepared by Counsilman Hunsaker, the city made a decision to implement Phase One of the Master […]

Amarillo Aquatic Center (Study) - Amarillo, TX

In December 2009, the City of Amarillo, Texas, in conjunction with Panhandle Aquatics Inc. retained Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide the viability for the design and construction of a potential new aquatic center in the City of Amarillo. With the recent closing of two indoor pools in the city, the study identified the aquatic […]

Amelia Earhart Park Pool (Study) - Miami, FL

The Feasibility Study for Amelia Earhart Park was developed to find a unique way to stand out from other providers in the market. Counsilman-Hunsaker was part of the professional team that evaluated the market, developed conceptual planning, and projected an opinion of market performance, including revenue and expenses. Please with the results from the study, […]

American Canyon High School – Outdoor Pool - American Canyon, CA

The Napa Valley Unified School District opted to build “green” with a certification from the Coalition for High Performance Schools (LEED equivalent in the education design world). American Canyon High School includes a library; administration; a 400-seat theatre; a 2,500-seat gymnasium; four small learning communities; several specialized academy buildings; and an outdoor swimming pool. American […]

Amherst College Swimming Pool (Audit) - Amherst, MA

Amherst College retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to analyze their swimming pool’s water chemistry issues. After readings were taken onsite and compared to industry standards, recommendations were offered, including the addition of a full flow medium pressure UV unit to provide the best results for treating chloramines, and to replace the current balance tank with a properly sized […]

Anderson County Pool (Study) - Anderson County, KY

Reducing the incidence of drowning, the Healthy Kentuckians 2010, a long-term public health policy, stressed prevention, including educating the public about hazards of open bodies of water. The policy promoted swimming and water safety classes, and CPR training for children and teenagers. The Anderson County Feasibility Study comparatively evaluated location, size, program elements, facility configuration, […]

Anne Arundel Aquatic Center - Anne Arundel, MD

This facility features an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool.

Anne Grady Center Pool - Toledo, OH

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Terry Martell Associates developed a new indoor 560 sq. ft. therapy pool with movable floor with a separate indoor spa.

Apex Centre - McKinney, TX

Photos courtesy of Wade Griffith Photography In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects, was retained by the Parks and Recreation Department to create a Business Plan to guide the development of a new recreation and aquatic center. The product of the study established building programming options, square footages, and budgets for all […]

Appalachian Rural Wellness Center - Barbourville, KY

The 75,000 sq. ft. Appalachian Rural Wellness Initiative (ARWI) / Robert Stivers II Wellness Center was designed as a recreational, service, study and learning center. The center was named for state Senator Robert Stivers II, the Senate Republican leader who represents the area and helped secure millions in state funding. The Center offers a variety […]

Aquatic Zoo - Mt. Vernon, IL

The safari-themed Aquatic Zoo represents the city’s long-time desire to develop a unique aquatic experience in southern Illinois. The facility is themed around a zoo atmosphere reflecting the recently-closed city zoo, which was precious to many in the Mt. Vernon area; and therefore, the “aquatic zoo” was born. The waterpark evolved from public ideas, studies, […]

Arizona State University – Mona Plummer Aquatic Center (Audit) - Tempe, AZ

Gould Evans Architects and HOK Sport, authorized by Arizona State University, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in October of 2006. The swimming pools at the University, located in the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center, were constructed in 1981. Improvements have been made to the pools and mechanical systems over the years with the […]

Arizona State University – Sun Devil Fitness Complex – Polytechnic Campus - Mesa, AZ

In January 2013, Arizona State University celebrated the grand opening of its long-awaited Sun Devil Fitness Complex on its Polytechnic Campus in Mesa, Arizona. The $19 million, 62,000 sq. ft. recreation facility was designed by Architekton and 360 Architecture along with the aquatics expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker. The facility houses an outdoor state-of-the-art swimming pool for […]

Arizona State University – Sun Devil Fitness Complex – West Campus - Glendale, AZ

Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Fitness Complex, reflects the importance of health, wellness and engagement in students’ lives and encourages all members of the campus community to maintain healthy, active lifestyles. The new $25 million, 64,000 sq. ft. recreation center was designed by Architekton and 360 Architecture along with the aquatics expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker. The […]

Arnold Recreation Center - Arnold, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects, designed the new 57,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor community recreation center for the City of Arnold, a suburban community outside St. Louis, Missouri. One of the design concepts incorporated for this municipal water facility was creating zones: an area for tots, one for teens, and buffering those two […]

Artesia Aquatic Center - Artesia, NM

In September 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker and Huitt-Zolars were contracted by PY Foundation to study concepts for a multigenerational, indoor and outdoor community aquatic center. The study addressed a needs assessment, program requirements, capital costs, and financial performance.  Three options were developed to meet the aquatic needs of the community and included conceptual drawings, project costs, and […]

Artistry Apartments Pool – 451 E. Market St. - Indianapolis, IN

  For over a decade, a very well-built structure stood at 451 East Market Street in Indianapolis. This building, formerly a processing center for a large bank, held enormous potential, but in the state it was in, it detracted from the downtown area. Now, however, beauty has risen from blight, and downtown Indy welcomes a […]

Asphalt Green Aquatic Center - Manhattan, NY

Asphalt Green is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting members, individuals, and institutions of all ages and backgrounds to achieve health through a lifetime of sports and fitness. The AquaCenter designed in 1993 by the team of Dattner Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker includes: 50-meter competition pool with eight lap lanes Two moveable bulkheads Hydraulic floor Seating […]

Asphalt Green Community Center – Battery Park City - New York, NY

Situated on the southern tip of Manhattan, Battery Park has become a paradigm for mixed-use urban renewal developments. Constructed on a 92-acre landfill site, the development consists of over 14,000 housing units and six million square feet of office and commercial space. Programming spaces include a new 50,000 sq. ft. LEED Platinum certified community center […]

Astoria Park Pool - New York City, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hanscomb & Associates designed a 50-meter by 100-meter outdoor pool.

Astoria Pool and Play Center (Audit) - Queens, NY

The Astoria Play Center is one of eleven immense new outdoor swimming pools which were opened in the summer of 1936. All were constructed largely with funding provided by the Works Progress Administration, one of the many New Deal agencies created during the 1930s to address the effects of America’s Great Depression. Opened in 1936 […]

Auburn University – Outdoor Pool - Auburn, AL

Auburn University selected Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Davis Architects, as the designers for the new outdoor swimming pool for its swim and dive team. The 50-meter ten lane competition pool is intended to better equip and prepare Auburn’s athlete swimmers to compete in the international circuit, as well as to serve as an effective and impressive […]

Auburn University – Recreation and Wellness Center - Auburn, AL

In August 2013, Auburn University dedicated its new 240,000 sq. ft. recreation and wellness center. The facility was designed to provide recreational space for Auburn students, faculty and staff to use in their pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. The students voted for an increase in fees and were instrumental in the planning stages of the […]

Auburn University – Wellness and Sustainability Center – Montgomery - Montgomery, AL

The new 73,500 sq. ft. Auburn University Montgomery Wellness and Sustainability Center officially opened in August 2012. The $17 million facility serves as a new gateway to the campus, inspiring personal health and serving as a model for sustainable buildings. Features of the wellness center include a natatorium, weight training and cardiovascular areas, a track, […]

Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital Therapy Pool - San Antonio, TX

The Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital houses the nation’s newest Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, designed to provide extensive rehabilitative care to veterans suffering from multiple traumatic injuries. The new center is the fifth level-one, rehabilitative center in the country. The 32,500 sq. ft. project showcases the latest in aquatic wellness design which will include two […]

Babler State Park Pool - Wildwood, MO

The State of Missouri commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a Facility Audit for the outdoor swimming pool located at the Outdoor Education Center (OEC) in Babler State Park, operated by the Rockwood School District. The audit assisted with planning for the future of aquatic offerings at the OEC by evaluating the existing body of water, including […]

Bad Konigshofen Family Aquatic Center - Arlington, TX

The Bad Konigshofen Aquatic Center, designed by the team of Brinkley Sargent Architects, Mesa Design Group, and Counsilman-Hunsaker, incorporates many unique agrarian style architectural features of a small region of Germany, after which it is affectionately named, such as rustic brick silos with stainless steel roofs combined with cutting-edge components of the 21st Century. The […]

Bahama Beach Waterpark - Dallas, TX

The City of Dallas commissioned the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, Kimley-Horn & Associates, and AUI Contractors to design and build their new $5.5 million Bahama Beach Waterpark located in Thurgood Marshall Park. The concept was to create a compact, highly themed municipal family aquatic center with play features for tots, families, and teens. Bright colors, a […]

Barnum Park - Denver, CO

In 2010, the Barnum Park swimming pool underwent a $1.2 million makeover through the Better Denver Bond program which revamped the facility to create a more inviting, colorful and fun-filled amenity for Denver families.   Two new splash pad areas were constructed with age appropriate play elements. This urban splash pad has interactive water play features […]

Barrington High School Natatorium - Chicago, IL

The Barrington School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Legat Architects, to replace their existing outdated pool with a new pool for the Barrington High School. Counsilman-Hunsaker was chosen due to a strong focus in educational facility aquatic design, and to help meet their aquatic programming needs and objectives. The new pool consists of a […]

Bartlett Natatorium - Anchorage, AK

This facility features a 50-meter pool with bulkheads.

Bartow Aquatic Center - Cartersville, GA

Counsilman Hunsaker was selected by Hand Design Studio to provide our design and engineering expertise to this state-of-the-art 8,000 sq. ft. therapy facility. Bartow Senior Aquatic Center is a 1,800sq. ft. pool, which meets current American’s with Disability Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) with a portable lift and stair entry. There are three lap lanes, an underwater […]

Baruch College Pool - New York, NY

Baruch College is an urban, multicultural institution located at the heart of one of the worlds most dynamic financial and cultural centers-the Park Avenue South area of Manhattan on the edge of Silicon Alley. In 2002, Counsilman Hunsaker, in association with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, completed the design of a 6-lane, 25-meter indoor competitive pool.

Battle Creek Central High School Natatorium - Battle Creek, MI

Originally built in 1908, theBattle CreekCentralHigh   Schoolwas in need of an upgrade in order to meet current educational trends. The design challenge involved maximizing existing space and adding new space, equipment and materials required to create a powerful and creative learning environment that would accommodate over 1,400 students. The new addition included space for […]

Bavarian Inn Lodge - Frankenmuth, MI

The Bavarian Inn Lodge is a multi-faceted resort with 360 guestrooms and a conference center for hosting conventions at the state, regional and national level. The Bavarian-themed lodge is known for its family-oriented recreational offerings and boasts a 35,000 square-foot family fun center with more than 100 video and redemption games, food, refreshments and live […]

Baylor University – Student Recreation Center - Waco, TX

Baylor University envisioned a multi-use facility to meet the needs of their student body, including a natatorium with a combo fitness/leisure pool. Counsilman-Hunsaker applied their aquatic expertise for Baylor University and designed a plan to seamlessly blend these two bodies of water while making the space as functional as possible. The end result is a […]

Baytown Aquatic Center (Study) - Baytown, TX

Marketing Development Plan As identified in public meetings, the City of Baytown residents pointed to a need for a large family aquatic center to draw from inside and outside their community. The Wayne Gray Sports Complex, located near a major highway, had ample footprint to add attractions. The N.C. Foote site was identified by residents […]

Beachwood Family Aquatic Center - Beachwood, OH

In July 2003, the City of Beachwood, Ohio, dedicated its new state-of-the-art Family Aquatic Center. This dedication was the culmination of one year of intense design and construction operations with the single goal of creating the most exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience the city could provide its residents. The limited schedule resulted from the realization […]

Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA - Pensacola, FL

Photos courtesy of  GetSmartPhotography The new 52,000 sq. ft. Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA serves 8,000 members in the Palafox Historic District of Pensacola, Florida. The building, which incorporates the latest technology and amenities, showcases the YMCA’s major state-of-the-art venues comprised of the aquatics center, gymnasium and wellness center. The facility features include a Kid’s Zone, […]

Beardstown Sudbrink Waterpark - Beardstown, IL

After years of work, the Beardstown Park District celebrated the grand opening its newest aquatic center, Sudbrink Waterpark, located in Roy Roberts Park. This pool filled the void left by the closure of the last city pool in 2011. The community pool was closed by the Illinois Department of Public Health due to leaks that […]

Bearfoot, LLC (Certified Pool and Spa Operator® Training) - Dallas, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to provide a Certified Pool and Spa Operator Course through the National Swimming Pool Foundation for the management staff.  This was a two-day course affording a five-year certification to participants which focused on maintenance training, water quality, daily operations, and maintenance planning.

Beaumont Health & Wellness Center - Rochester Hills, MI

Rochester Hills is now home to a new $20 million Health Wellness Center that offers medical treatment and therapy to patients, in addition to a workout facility, and numerous other healthy lifestyle services to patients, employees and the general public. Located on 6.5 acres of land, the 98,000 sq. ft., three-story facility also offers MRI […]

Bedford Heights (Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Bedford Heights, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to conduct an Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment, through Counsilman-Hunsaker’s CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staffing, and the facility’s communication system and emergency procedures.  Counsilman-Hunsaker also evaluated […]

Bedford Pools (Master Plan) - Bedford, TX

In 2017, the City of Bedford retained Kimley Horn & Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an assessment of the Bedford Boys Ranch and the Bedford “Splash” Aquatic Center. The park-wide master plan included conceptual design of an indoor, multi-generation recreation facility, and renovation of the “Splash” Aquatic Center. Through several rounds of public meetings, comment […]

Bedford Splash at Boys Ranch - Bedford, TX

With the population doubling over the last 20 years, the City of Bedford was in dire need of new aquatic recreation for its citizens. In 2002, the city retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, and Kimley-Horn & Associates, to conduct a Feasibility Study, offering the city the knowledge to move forward with the design of this […]

Bellaire Town Square Family Aquatic Center - Bellaire, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Kimley-Horn & Associates, was hired by the City of Bellaire to replace the outdated pool with a centerpiece recreational facility to serve the needs of the entire community. The city made a decision to link Bellaire Park and Loftin Parks together to form the newly designed Bellaire Town Square. The new […]

Belmont Beach and Aquatics Center - Long Beach, CA

Photos Courtesy of Roto Architects The Belmont Plaza Pool is a symbol of Long Beach with a long-standing history of providing beach-front community recreation, U.S. Olympic swim trials and collegiate championships. In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to help develop a cost estimate to retrofit and upgrade the existing pool complex. Scenarios were developed for review […]

Beloit Memorial High School Natatorium - Beloit, WI

The Beloit Memorial High School pool, built in 1968, had reached its physical obsolescence. Because the pool failed to meet current industry standards and could no longer host meets within the WIAA Big Eight Conference, the student athletes’ competitiveness was impaired. The grand opening in August 2013 celebrated the new natatorium designed to meet the […]

Bentonville Aquatic Center (Study) - Bentonville, AR

The City of Bentonville researched the option of enclosing their existing outdoor swimming pool as well as developing new aquatic features in the community.

Berea School District – Middleburg Heights Junior High School Pool (Audit) - Berea, OH

The six lane 25-yard swimming pool was constructed in approximately 1961 and is used for competitive swimming and diving, as well as physical education classes and other uses by the community. The purpose of a swimming pool audit was to identify items that are substandard in the pools, identify items not meeting current industry swimming […]

Berkeley Aquatic Center (Study) - Berkeley, MO

In June, 2003, the City of Berkeley, MO, retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research aquatic recreation options and to provide information to help community decision makers determine how to proceed regarding the construction of an aquatic center. Due to numerous repairs required to safely operate the facility, the Berkeley Municipal Pool did not open in the […]

Berry College – Cage Center - Rome, GA

Located on Berry College’s sprawling 28,000 acre campus in Rome, Georgia, the new Cage Center is a 130,750 sq. ft. athletic facility that features a natatorium, 2,000-seat intercollegiate sports arena, multi-activity gym, fitness area, indoor running track, basketball courts, racquet ball / squash courts and a general cardiovascular training area. Designed by Hastings & Chivetta […]

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center - Gwinnett County, GA

  The Bethesda Park expansion represents Gwinnett County’s ongoing development of parks under the guidance of the 2002 Countywide Master Plan. The southern expansion of Bethesda Park included several components to broaden recreational opportunities. The primary focus of the expansion was the development of a 31,000 sq. ft. recreation center. The team of Hand Design […]

Bethlehem Steel Aquatic Center (Study) - Bethlehem, PA

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained by Bethlehem Steel to investigate the possibility of re-using their manufacturing site at one of Bethlehem Steels factories and turning it into a new community aquatic center. A number of options were developed and presented to the corporation for consideration.

Bettendorf Life Fitness Center and Splash Landing Aquatic Center (Audit) - Bettendorf, IA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with The Sports Facilities Advisory, was authorized by the City of Bettendorf, Iowa, to provide a swimming pool audit in August 2014 on the indoor pool at the Life Fitness Center, and the outdoor pools at the Splash Landing Aquatic Center. The team identified items that were substandard or not operating as […]

Bettendorf Recreation Center (Study) - Bettendorf, IA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Perkins+Will to provide aquatics expertise for a new indoor recreation and aquatics center.  A 50-meter aquatic center was explored as a possible partnership between the City of Bettendorf and two local school districts. Counsilman-Hunsaker reviewed conceptual and space plans and provided input on operational expenses and revenue

Biebrach Swim Center - San Jose, CA

As the third largest city in California and the tenth largest city in America, San Jose’s goal is to provide high quality public facilities to meet the growing needs of the community. After completing the Citywide Aquatics Master Plan, prepared by Counsilman Hunsaker, the city made a decision to implement Phase One of the Master […]

Big Surf Wave Pool (Study and Audit) - Mt. Prospect, IL

In 2014, FGM Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit at the C located in Mt. Prospect, IL.  This zero-depth entry wave pool was constructed in 1984 and had been well maintained over the past 30 years.  The pool also featured six 25-yard lap lanes with three diving boards. In 2016, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted […]

Billings Bathhouse (Operational Audit) - Billings, MT

Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired by CTA Architects to consult on the new bathhouse design.  Information was shared regarding trends in bathhouse design, program opportunities, and future considerations.  Counsilman-Hunsaker supported CTA Architects on the space program and cost estimate for the bath house renovation.    

Binghamton Cheri Lindsey and the Webster Street Pools (Audit) - Binghamton, NY

The Palumbo Group commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide swimming pool audits for the City of Binghamton, located in Binghamton, NY.  Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted site visits at the Cheri Lindsey Pool and the Webster Street Pool on January 13, 2015.  The report was based on interviews with city staff members, and the visual inspection during the site visit. […]

Birmingham CrossPlex - Birmingham, AL

Birmingham CrossPlex is a world-class facility designed for three primary sports: indoor track and field, volleyball, and competitive swimming and diving. Located just two miles from theBirmingham-SouthernCollegecampus, the Birmingham CrossPlex is proud to begin hosting events that will attract athletes, coaches, and spectators from all over the world. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Davis Architects […]

Blair Park Pool (Audit) - Lake Bluff, IL

The Lake Bluff Park District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Studio GC to provide an audit of the Blair Park aquatic facility.  The aquatic facility consists of two outdoor pools – a 50-meter competitive-style pool (main pool) and a wading pool that has been converted into a sand play area. The audit included the evaluation of the […]

Bloomington High School North Pool (Audit) - Bloomington, IN

In March 2014, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Monroe County Community School Corporation to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor lap and diving pools at Bloomington High School North in Bloomington, Indiana.  More than 42 years old, the facility is currently being used for high school competitive swimming, summer camps, sport camps, and general […]

Bloomsburg University – Nelson Field House - New Albany, PA

The Nelson Field House, located on Bloomsburg University’s upper campus, serves as home for most of the university’s indoor athletic events. The facility has all the necessary components as it holds a six lane, 25-yard pool, a 2,000-seat arena for all home basketball and wrestling events, an indoor track, two tennis courts, and two handball/racquetball […]

Blue Bell Aquatic Center - Brenham, TX

The City of Brenham retained Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Ben Boettcher Architects to evaluate their existing outdoor facility and develop options for the future. Five options were developed including the repair of the existing facility and the development of new aquatic spaces. It was ultimately decided to develop a new aquatic center located adjacent […]

Blue Fields Competition Pool (Study) - Boston, MA

A local group of swim parents retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a feasibility study for a new practice and competition facility. They called their project “Blue Fields”. The goal of the study was to assist their organization with developing a plan for the construction and operation of a natatorium in the Greater Boston Area. Three aquatic […]

Blue Water YMCA - Port Huron, MI

The new 62,000 sq. ft. YMCA of Blue Water was part of an exciting new urban riverfront development in Port Huron. Wanting to take advantage of the dramatic riverfront views, the two-acre site required the use of deep foundations constructed on 90-ft concrete piles, supporting a concrete floor slab, as well as individual pool tubs. […]

Bob Bolen Public Safety Training Complex - Fort Worth, TX

The $101.5 million Bob Bolen Public Safety Training Complex houses training and administrative operations for both the police and fire departments. The complex includes a village of buildings meant to simulate what officers and firefighters will experience on the streets of Fort Worth, Texas. The facility includes an outdoor 5,300 sq. ft. pool featuring seven 25-yard […]

Bogan Park - Gwinnett County, GA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Altimira Design and Common Sense Inc., designed Bogan Park, an indoor water recreation facility for the Lawrenceville community. The natatorium was designed to provide an open, airy effect between two pools: one competition and one leisure. Spacious windows allow for plenty of natural sunlight while defraying overhead electrical consumption. The 25-yard […]

Boise State University – Kinesiology Pool (Study) - Boise, ID

The Counsilman-Hunsaker/Sink Combs Dethlefs team completed a Feasibility Study for Boise State University in the fall of 2007. In an effort to understand the scope of the project, the team met with the steering committee to define the process, outline a proposed schedule, and set meeting dates as needed. The team conducted sessions allowing various user groups, […]

Boise Waterpark (Study) - Boise, ID

Counsilman Hunsaker was hired by an industrial group in Boise, Idaho to evaluate the development of a new outdoor water park in the Boise community. Approximately half way through the study, Counsilman Hunsaker recommended to the group that the facility was not feasible due to site problems. At that point the project was terminated.

Boomtown Bay Family Aquatic Center - Burkburnett, TX

In 2013, the City of Burkburnett sought a consultant to provide a conceptual design and feasibility analysis for a new outdoor family aquatic facility and related site improvements. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn and Associates were retained to develop concepts for the city by combining creative water play areas for various age groups in […]

Borgess Health & Fitness Center - Kalamazoo, MI

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Eckert Wordell designed a 42-foot x 30-foot indoor therapy pool for Borgess Health Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This therapy pool has depths ranging from 3′ to 7’3

Borough of Manhattan Community College - New York, NY

 October 2013, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by MP Engineers and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor competition pool at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The audit evaluated the existing 30-year-old pool along with its mechanical and chemical treatment systems. The report provided […]

Boston Celtics Training Facility – Red Auerbach Center - Boston, MA

One of the world’s most successful sports franchises, the Boston Celtics, recently opened its new Red Auerbach Center at New Balance World Headquarters, a state-of-the-art, 70,000 sq. ft. practice facility located at Boston Landing in the Allston/Brighton neighborhood that will set the bar for professional basketball organizations. The building was named to honor Red Auerbach, […]

Boston College Pool - Boston, MA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Architectural Resources Cambridge, Inc. designed an indoor 8-lane 50-meter pool with bulkheads, diving boards and a 10-meter tower.

Boston University – Fitness and Recreation Center - Boston, MA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cannon Design, was selected by Boston University to design a natatorium to meet the needs of the school’s growing aquatic program. The resulting design included three bodies of water: competition pool, leisure pool, and spa. The competition pool was designed as a 25-yard pool, 10 to 16 lanes, divided by a […]

Boulder City Aquatic and Cultural Center (Study) - Boulder City, NV

Counsilman-Hunsaker worked with SH Architecture to evaluate new options for the replacement of the 40-year-old Boulder City Aquatic Center. Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted community input meetings and met with aquatic user groups and stakeholders in order to develop three options that included indoor competition and programming pools, several options for outdoor leisure water, as well as racquetball […]

Boundary Waters Recreation Complex - Douglasville, GA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cannon Design, was selected by Boston University to design a natatorium to meet the needs of the school’s growing aquatic program. The resulting design included three bodies of water: competition pool, leisure pool, and spa. The competition pool was designed as a 25-yard pool, 10 to 16 lanes, divided by a […]

Bow Creek Recreation Center - Virginia Beach, VA

The 50-year-old Bow Creek Community Recreation Center was demolished in December 2013 to make way for a new community center. In March 2015, the 68,000 sq. ft. replacement facility celebrated its grand opening with world-class amenities and top-notch programs and classes. The decision to modernize was based on citizen input, current recreation programming trends, and […]

Bowie Aquatic Center (Study) - Bowie, MD

The City of Bowie retained Counsilman Hunsaker to assist in developing options for the future of indoor aquatic programming in the community. Five options were developed for consideration, including partnerships with local businesses. The result of this Feasibility Study process was a referendum to be voted on by the City. Counsilman Hunsaker completed the Feasibility […]

Bowie State University – Leonidan S. James Physical Education Complex Pool (Audit) - Bowie, MD

Due to water loss issues in 2008, Bowie State University closed their 35-year-old indoor swimming pool, which is located on campus in the Leonidan S. James Physical Education Complex. Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an aquatic audit to identify repairs for the pool with an opinion of construction cost for the recommended repairs. Based on these recommendations, the […]

Boxwell Scout Reservation Pool - Wilson County, TN

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Gresham Smith & Partners, designed a new outdoor leisure pool located adjacent to the new Parish High Adventure Center. Features of the outdoor pool are comprised of: 4,000 sq. ft. Outdoor Leisure Pool ADA-accessible zero-depth entry Fitness lap lanes Waterslide The pool, completed in spring 2004, is open during the summer […]

Bradley University – Markin Family Recreation Center - Peoria, IL

Bradley University wanted to give students a hub for recreational and social activities while attracting new students. In 2005, Bradley University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with PSA-Dewberry, to study and ultimately design a new athletic and recreation facility that would provide exercise and practice space for intramural sports and general recreation facilities. Responsible for the […]

Brecksville Community Center - Brecksville, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Payto Architects, was commissioned to design an aquatic complex for the Brecksville Community Center. The Brecksville Recreation Department’s mission was to provide outstanding athletic and wellness opportunities to every member of their community. Counsilman-Hunsaker designed three bodies of water to meet the community’s programming needs: Indoor fitness pool Whirlpool spa Outdoor […]

Brecksville Human Services Facility & Fitness Center - Brecksville, OH

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Blunden Barclay Robbie Architects was hired by the City of Brecksville to design the state-of-the-art Human Services Facility & Fitness Center to meet the needs of the senior community for many years to come. The Human Services Center is a highly valuable resource to the community by enhancing the quality […]

Brewton Aquatic Center (Study) - Brewton, AL

In 2015, the City of Brewton, Alabama, retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research aquatic facility options that would provide information for development of a new facility. The study offered a preparatory, comprehensive analysis that focused on four outdoor aquatic facility concepts for this community.  

Bridgeport Aquatic Center (Study) - Bridgeport, WV

With the passing of a new tax fund and the recent success of a new outdoor baseball complex, the City of Bridgeport wanted to evaluate opportunities to build more recreation facilities that could serve the local community and generate additional economic impact.  Options included the evaluation of both indoor turf and gym space, as well […]

Bridgeton Recreation Center - Bridgeton, MO

Photos courtesy of Fentress Photography The new Bridgeton Recreation Center replaced the existing 1980’s building with a new state-of-the-art comprehensive facility. The new 53,000 sq. ft. recreation center enhances the well-being of the entire community by offering diverse family-oriented activities not available at the old community center. The recreation center is sited northwest of the […]

Brigham Young University Pool (Audit) - Provo, UT

The Aquatic Center located in the Hart Building was constructed in 1969 and was showing signs of age and physical obsolescence.  In order for BYU-Idaho to continue its long history of aquatic programming, the facility will require reinvestment to keep current with industry programming and operational requirements. In May 2012, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an assessment of […]

Bristow Municipal Swimming Pool (Audit) - Bristow, OK

The City of Bristow, Oklahoma, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in September, 2015. Cost estimates were determined to address items identified as needing repair, replacement, or renovation for the physical obsolescence of the 1965 pool, as well as items required by the state of Oklahoma Health Department. Each cost estimate had a […]

Brockway Pool at Taylor Park (Study) - Brockaway, PA

The Brockway Recreation Revitalization Committee contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a feasibility study to upgrade the existing Brockway Pool. The study was based on extensive research to analyze needs and determine objectives through a needs assessment, facility program, and space requirements operations and business plan. Due to the age of the pool, it is physically and […]

Bronx Psychiatric Center Therapy Pool - Bronx, NY

The Bronx Mental Health Redevelopment project was a much-needed redesign of an aging psychiatric campus built in the early 1950s. The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) recently completed the development of the new Bronx Psychiatric Center because its existing campus was begging to be rebuilt after reaching its full lifespan.  The OMH […]

Brooklyn College – West Quad Center - Brooklyn, NY

Completed in September 2009, the West Quad Center is the first new building on the Brooklyn College campus in nearly 40 years. The 145,000 sq. ft. glass-fronted structure serves as both a one-stop student services center and the hub of state-of-the-art physical education and recreational facilities. Athletics are spread over three floors, including the lower […]

Brookside Park Pool (Study) - Farmington, NM

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and FBT Architects was hired by the City of Farmington Parks and Recreation Department to conduct a feasibility study for the renovation of the Brookside Park Pool. Built in 1958, the facility had far exceeded its useful life expectancy. The aquatic elements, including the depth of the pool, no longer met […]

Brown University – Smith Swim Center - Providence, RI

In March 2007, the team of Cannon Design and Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a Facility Audit for the indoor 50-meter pool located in the Smith Swim Center. The assessment evaluated the current lifecycle of the facility and provided options for extending the use of the facility for repair or replacement options. Regardless of the decision by BrownUniversity to […]

Buccaneer Bay Water Park - Biloxi, MS

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, one of the most devastating storms in the history of the United States, came ashore with winds of over 140 miles per hour and a tidal surge of nearly 30 ft. The hurricane heavily damaged all of the 400-acre Buccaneer State Park including building structures, the waterpark and support […]

Buffalo Grove Park District (Study) - Buffalo Grove, IL

The Buffalo Grove Park District retained Counsilman Hunsaker to complete a Recreation Experience Planning Workshop to assist the Recreation and Facilities staff who plan recreation experiences for those departments. The workshop process was designed to encourage consistency when staff members engage in experience planning. While most of the staff was trained in various ways, this […]

Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center - Raleigh, NC

In 2007, a comprehensive study was completed to assess current and future aquatic facility needs and to recommend an implementation strategy. The aquatic facilities study was published in January 2008 by Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Szostak Design. As a result of that study, City Council authorized an amendment to the Buffaloe Road Athletic Park master […]

Bullitt County YMCA - Bullitt County, KY

Counsilman Hunsaker in conjunction with Luckett & Farley Architects completed construction documents for an addition to the existing Bullitt County, Kentucky YMCA. This addition includes a 7,000-square-foot indoor multi-purpose pool, and an indoor warm water spa.

Buncombe County Aquatic Center – Roberson High School - Asheville, NC

Photos courtesy of Taylor Clark Johnson In 2013, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners to conduct an economic analysis for a new aquatic center which included the financial feasibility and projected economic impact. The report highlighted three options for consideration with estimated capital and operating costs. Pleased with the results from […]

Bur-Mill Family Aquatic Center - Greensboro, NC

The Bur-Mill Swimming Pool was replaced with a new state-of-the-art family aquatic center, which opened in the summer of 2004. This new 7,000-square-foot aquatic facility features a leisure pool, which includes zero-beach entry; participatory play features, water vortex, underwater benches and a 6-lane, 25-yard competitive pool with 1-meter diving.

Burgess Memorial Pool - Castle Rock, CO

May 2012 marked the Grand Opening of the newly renovated Burgess Pool. During the last 44 years, the site has had multiple renovations and upgrades and had finally exceeded its useful life. In 2011, the town staff voted to upgrade and enlarge the pool with more family-friendly attractions, and to meet current health codes and […]

Butler University – Health and Recreation Complex - Indianapolis, IN

In order to meet the ever growing and diverse needs of the Butler University student population, Moody Nolan, Ratio Architects, and Counsilman-Hunsaker teamed to design the new indoor Health and Recreation Complex (HRC) located next to the student housing complex. The 81,250 sq. ft. state-of-the-art recreation facility boasts high-quality amenities, including a natatorium, weight and […]

Butte-Silver Bow Community Pool - Butte, MT

Photos courtesy of Longviews Studio, Inc. In January 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker researched aquatic facility options and provided information for the development of a new facility in Stodden Park. The study offered a comprehensive analysis that focused on three seasonal outdoor aquatic facility concepts that offered various amenities with conceptual drawings, programming, and an operational pro forma. […]

Calexico High School – Margarita De Necochea Bulldog Aquatic Center - Calexico, CA

The Margarita De Necochea Bulldog Aquatic Center, completed in July 2016, replaced the original pool damaged by a 7.2 earthquake that struck the region back in April 2010. The $7.4 million project consisted of $2.7 million in state funding from a California Parks and Recreation Department grant, Calexico’s Measure H Revenue, Calexico’s Measure H bond […]

Calgary Outdoor Pool (Master Plan) - Calgary, AB Canada

Counsilman-Hunsaker and Dialog prepared an Outdoor Pool Master Plan Report for the City of Calgary, which consisted of evaluating their seven existing outdoor aquatic centers. The assessment will guide the city with a strategy for their outdoor pools recommending a course of action that will determine maintaining, decommissioning, or new build of outdoor pools to […]

California Maritime Academy Pool (Study) - Vallejo, CA

The California Maritime Academy Feasibility Study focused on an outdoor 50-meter pool for teaching aquatic survival skills, recreational activities, fitness swimming, aquatic sports training, and sanctioned competitions. The facility will be used by the students of the California Maritime Academy, as well as other local sport and recreation groups. Because of the relative ratios between […]

California Polytechnic State University – Student Recreation Center - San Luis Obispo, CA

To respond to the increasing demand for recreation programs on campus, the expanded Recreation Center at the California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo was designed to provide a social gathering place for students, faculty, and alumni. The project, which students approved in a 2008 referendum, was initiated due to a lack of available […]

California’s Great America - Santa Clara, CA

California’s Great America is an amusement park owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, located in Santa Clara, California. Great America is one of four major amusement parks that operate around the San Francisco Bay Area. Desirous of enhancing the already renowned theme park in Santa Clara, California’s Great America contracted Counsilman Hunsaker to […]

Calypso Cove - Baytown, TX

In the summer of 2007, the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates were retained to assist with a Feasibility Study for improvements for the City of Baytown’s Wayne Gray Sports Complex, as well as NC Foote Park. The city had become increasingly concerned regarding the capacity and condition of its facilities and was interested […]

Camden County College Pool (Study) - Camden County, NJ

Camden County, NJ retained Counsilman- Hunsaker in October 2005 to develop aquatic options and provide data and information that would assist the County in making an educated decision on how best to proceed with the construction of an indoor aquatic center at Camden County College. The Feasibility Study was based on extensive research including meetings […]

Camp Bowie Family Aquatic Center - Brownwood, TX

In 2008, the citizens of Brownwood, Texas, voted and approved a referendum to use $6 million in funding through the Brownwood Economic Development Corporation to bring a new sports complex, aquatic center, and senior citizens center to the community. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates were retained to provide planning and design for […]

Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer Pools (Study) - New Bern, NC

In December 2003, Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer, located in New Bern, North Carolina, retained Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Schmidt Copeland Parker Stevens to research aquatic recreation options and to provide costing options to help community decision makers determine how to proceed regarding the construction of adding a new pool adjacent to the […]

Campbell Center Community Pool (Audit and Study) - Campbell, CA

In 2017, the City of Campbell commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Campbell Center Community Pool which was in declining physical condition and the mechanical system needed a complete renovation. The audit report included renovation recommendations to bring the existing pool up to current codes, as well as three options for […]

Cannon Pool - Spokane, WA

In early 2007, ALSC Architects, Counsilman Hunsaker, and the City of Spokane Park leaders worked with neighborhood groups to design the new pool at A.M. Cannon Park in West Central Spokane.  Residents elected for the A.M.Cannon Pool to have more splash features and family-friendly amenities than the other five similar facilities being constructed under the […]

Canyon Aqua Park - Canyon, TX

In 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a Needs Assessment, Program Requirements, and Financial Performance Study to help the city with specific information for the design of a new outdoor aquatic center. Three options were developed to meet the aquatic needs. Each option included a conceptual drawing, project cost, and pro forma.  In 2017, the new 7,500 sq. […]

Capaha Municipal Swimming Pool - Cape Girardeau, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 12,000 square foot outdoor leisure pool with waterslides, tube ride, and children’s activity area.

Carmody Recreation Center - Lakewood, CO

Carmody Recreation Center is a full service facility providing aquatic, health and fitness, and sports activities for youth, adults, and seniors. The center offers both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The indoor pool is a T-shaped long course 50-meter pool with seven lanes. The T-shaped portion consists of six 25-yard lanes that run across the […]

Carnegie Mellon University – James L. Cohon University Center Aquatics Center (Audit) - Pittsburgh, PA

H.F. Lenz Company, authorized by Carnegie Mellon University, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an audit of the James L. Cohon University Center Aquatics Center to specifically look in depth at the chemical delivery systems and the indoor air quality issues that the facility has been experiencing. The site visit evaluated the existing 25-yard pool and diving […]

Carroll Independent School District Aquatic Center (Safety and Compliance Audit) - Southlake, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Carroll Independent School District (CISD) to provide a safety and compliance audit of the 50-meter pool at the CISD Aquatic Center in Southlake, TX. The Counsilman-Hunsaker staff members conducted the audit in April 2017. The purpose of the site visit was to review current policies, staffing, training, procedures, and documentation practices […]

Carson Park Pool and Hemingway Park Pool (Renovations) - Carson, CA

The City of Carson operates four aquatic facilities during the summer months, from June through September: Carson Park Pool, Scott Pool, Dominguez Aquatic Center, and Hemingway Aquatic Center. The pools and pool mechanical systems at the Hemingway Aquatic Center and Carson Park needed repairs and upgrades.  Counsilman-Hunsaker performed the following renovations:   Hemingway Park Pool […]

Cass Technical School Natatorium - Detroit, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with TMP Associates Inc. and Tucker, Young, Jackson, Tull, Inc., formed a joint venture to provide architectural and engineering services to the Detroit Public Schools for the design of the new state-of-the-art Cass Technical High School. The new six story 402,848 sq. ft. institution consists of two wings: academic and nonacademic. The academic […]

Cassville Aquatic Center - Cassville, MO

  Counsilman-Hunsaker provided aquatic design services for the development of a new family aquatic center for the community of Cassville, Missouri. The 7,180 sq. ft. leisure pool features a multitude of entertaining amenities including: Aquatic playground with interactive pressure valves, allowing children to send water spraying into the air Tire swing Scaled-down waterslide Spray bollards […]

Castaic Sports Complex Aquatic Center - Castaic, CA

Castaic Sports Complex Aquatic Center, celebrated its grand opening in May 2013.  The new $13 million aquatic center features a short course pool and a shallow water recreational pool with integrated water features.  The complex also includes a 12,500 sq. ft. building for the pool support spaces. The aquatic center is a popular draw to […]

Cayman Islands Olympic Training Center (Study) - Cayman Islands

The Government of the Cayman Islands retained Counsilman Hunsaker to develop a new aquatic center capable of training Olympic athletes for the four aquatic sports.

Cedar Park – Veterans Memorial Park - Cedar Park, TX

Cedar Park, a rapidly growing city just 17 miles from downtown Austin, commissioned the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates to design a new 8,000 sq. ft. outdoor waterpark. Located in Northwest Community Park, the waterpark was designed for a variety of age groups to enjoy sun- drenched activities. Upon entering the aquatic center, […]

Centegra HealthBridge Fitness Center - Huntley, IL

The Centegra HealthBridge Fitness Center is a 119,000 sq. ft. facility dedicated to facilitating a healthy lifestyle in addition to promoting recreational, physical rehabilitation, and teaching/learning programs. The facility includes indoor tennis courts, fitness equipment, group exercise studios, a running track, one outdoor leisure pool and four indoor pools including two physical therapy pools. The […]

Centennial Sportsplex - Nashville, TN

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Thomas, Miller & Partners designed the 50-meter by 25-yard Tracy Caulkins Competition Pool which includes movable bulkheads, 1- and 3-meter diving boards, and a 45- foot x 75 foot teaching pool. This facility also offers spectator seating and a complete fitness center. The Centennial Sportsplex received the Facility of Merit […]

Centennial Park - Lemont, IL

“Make no little plans,” once said by renowned Chicago architect Daniel Burnham, is the motto behind Lemont Parks and Recreation District’s largest growth spurt in 40+ years. After determining Lemont residents’ recreation needs and desires, the proactive renovation and expansion of Centennial Park’s 50-meter pool included replacing the pool with both a new multi-use outdoor […]

Centennial Pool (Audit) - Longmont, CO

Centennial Pool is the home to the high school swim teams, city and masters swim teams, and a competitive USA Swimming private swim team. The six lane, 25-yard pool was built in 1974 and is the only indoor pool in Longmont large enough to host swimming and diving meets. Because of its high usage, having […]

Central High School Natatorium - Naperville, IL

The natatorium features an 8-lane, 25-yard pool plus separate diving pool.

Central Oahu Regional Park - Honolulu, HI

Central Oahu Regional Park (CORP) is a 269-acre public park operated by the City and County of Honolulu. The Central Oahu Regional Park complex currently includes a 20-court tennis center, the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center, four youth baseball diamonds, four regulation size baseball diamonds, a four diamond softball complex, as well as other multipurpose fields. […]

Central Peninsula High School Natatorium - Soldatna, AK

This facility features an indoor 25-yard pool.

Central Spokane YMCA/YWCA - Spokane, WA

The new Spokane Central YMCA/YWCA is the first in the nation to combine the benefits of the YMCA and the YWCA into one facility. The two-story 80,000 sq. ft. building includes an aquatic center; a teen center; a music recording studio; and a state-of-the-art gym with full court for basketball, volleyball, and youth sports leagues. […]

Central Washington University Natatorium - Ellensburg, WA

The natatorium features a 25-meter by 25-yard pool.

Centralia Recreation Center - Centralia, IL

This facility features an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool and leisure pool with slide, zero-depth entry and spa.

Chalet Family, Fun and Fitness Center (Operational Audit) - Burr Ridge, IL

In 2003, the Pleasant Dale Park District retained Counsilman Hunsaker to conduct an operational audit of The Chalet Family, Fun and Fitness Center in Willow Springs, IL to provide information to assist the agency take action to improve cash flow and facility administration. The comprehensive analysis of the report was written into a business plan […]

Champion Park Swimming Pool (Audit) - Brevard, NC

Transylvania County, North Carolina, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the 35-year-old Champion Park Swimming Pool, a 25-yard recreation pool and wading pool. The audit identified a course of action regarding the future of the facility by identifying substandard items in the main pool, wading pool, pool mechanical room, pump systems, skimmer […]

Champions Club (Pre-Opening Services) - Southlake, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and provide a manual for their new facility, the Champions Club of Southlake. This included an assessment of operational needs, producing an SOP Manual, and working with the staff on how to implement these procedures.  The SOP Manual consisted of: Aquatic staff policies and procedures for […]

Chandler High School Competition Pool - Chandler, AZ

Due to the existing pool’s poor condition, Chandler Unified School District selected Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with the Stichler Group to renovate and design Chandler High School’s new swimming pool. In addition to the renovation, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed Chandler High School’s new outdoor heated 50-meter pool with a moveable bulkhead and springboard diving. The depth of the […]

Channel Mission Bay Apartments Courtyard Pool - San Francisco, CA

Channel at Mission Bay is a 315-unit luxury apartment complex featuring views of the San Francisco skyline, Bay Bridge, and the AT&T baseball stadium.  The building’s courtyard level has multiple recreation elements including a bocce ball court, fitness center, business center, an outdoor amphitheater with fire pits, and three communal kitchens. A key feature of […]

Chapel Hill Aquatic Center (Study) - Chapel Hill, NC

The City of Chapel Hill retained the services of GGA Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to help develop a plan for a new aquatic facility in the Chapel Hill community. The last aquatic center was developed 25 years ago, creating a need for new competitive and leisure aquatic components in the community. Counsilman-Hunsaker in conjunction with GGA […]

Charles J. Colgan Senior High School Natatorium - Manassas, VA

Photo credit Boris Feldbyum Photography Charles J. Colgan High School is home to Prince William County’s first indoor aquatics facility and specialty performing arts center. The adjustable 25-yard pool supports practices and meets for the county’s swim and dive teams with a moveable bulkhead for flexibility in offering both short-course yards and meters swimming. The […]

Charleston Swimming Pool (Audit and Study) - Charleston, SC

In 2008, the City of Charleston, South Carolina, contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform facility audits on four swimming pools. The study identified functional items for the 31 to 40-year-old pools that were substandard, not meeting current state swimming pool requirements, or not operating as designed. In addition, an opinion of probable construction cost was provided for […]

Chehalem Aquatic Center - Newberg, OR

Photos courtesy of Eckert & Eckert Photograph The original Chehalem Aquatic Center opened late 1970. This was the first major construction project of CPRD, then only five years old, funded by a tax bond of $572,000. Built on the wooded outskirts of town, Newberg’s first indoor swimming pool facility had a projected lifespan of 50 […]

Cheltenham Township – Conklin and Glenside Pools (Audit and Study) - Elkins Park, PA

In March 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker and MKSD performed an assessment of both the Conklin and Glenside pools.  Existing conditions of the pools and pool equipment were audited, and a summary report of these observations along with an opinion of probable construction cost for any corrective actions or replacement equipment was provided. The opinion of probable construction […]

Chemawa Indian School Natatorium - Salem, OR

The Chemawa Indian School is an accredited high school in the mid-Willamette Valley north of Salem. It is one of four remaining off-reservation boarding schools funded and operated by the Bureau of Indian Education.  Most of the students come from reservations and communities in the western United States. OH Planning & Design Architects, authorized by […]

Cherokee Country Club (Study) - Atlanta, GA

The Cherokee Country Club retained Counsilman Hunsaker, in association with Surber Barber Choate & Hertlein, to provide a feasibility study and conceptual designs for aquatic development at the Cherokee Country Club site. This included a review of the Club’s current aquatic amenities, recommendations on maximizing programming value at the existing facility and a study of […]

Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center - Chesterfield, MO

Chesterfield Family Aquatic Center, located in a suburban community just outside of St. Louis, Missouri, was originally designed in 1998 by Counsilman-Hunsaker. The aquatic center consisted of two pools: 25-yard lap/fitness pool and an 8,000 sq. ft. leisure pool. To meet the growing needs of the community, the city hired the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and […]

Chesterton High School Natatorium - Chesterton, IN

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 8-lane, stretch-25 with bulkhead and diving boards.

Cheyenne Mountain High School Natatorium - Colorado Springs, CO

Cheyenne Mountain High School is known for a strong arts program and outstanding swim and diving teams. The original school, built in the 1960s, had long outgrown the facilities for these programs and needed to update to keep up with the school’s growing needs. As a result of a 1999 bond election, the School District […]

Chicago Public Schools (Audits and Renovations) - Chicago, IL

Austin, Hubbard, Hyde Park, and Wells High Schools Audits: August 2012 The purpose of the Chicago Public School pool audits were to address specific concerns at each facility. Three of the pools were suspected of having significant leaks either through the concrete pool shell or through the vinyl pool liners. The remaining site was experiencing […]

Children’s Specialized Hospital Therapy Pool - New Brunswick, NJ

The five story Children’s Specialized Hospital includes four above grade floors and one below grade that offers a child-focused natatorium based on a combination of design elements, ultimately inspired by the rehabilitative needs of children. Counsilman-Hunsaker and HKS Architects, Inc. designed the kid-friendly 800 sq. ft. shallow water, slip-resistant therapy pool with a ceiling track […]

Chinn Aquatic & Fitness Center - Prince William, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Sasaki & Associates designed an 8-lane, stretch 25 with a bulkhead, leisure pool and two spas.

Choctaw Indians MBCI Pearl River Resort Pool - Jackson, MS

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Korsunsky Krank Erickson Architects designed a wellness and fitness center that includes an indoor leisure waterpark with amenities that include a waterslide, play features, water vortex, current channel, zero beach entry and three fitness lap lanes. This project was never built due to funding.

Chugiak High School Pool (Audit) - Anchorage, AK

This audit addressed the replacement and reconfiguration of an existing swimming pool with a new concrete structure as a consequence of a survey/audit study. The gutter system, deck equipment and pool mechanical systems were replaced.

Chumash Community Center - Santa Ynez, CA

In July 2006, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Harley-Ellis-Devereaux, was selected by the Santa Ynez Band of the Chumash Indians to design the new Chumash Community Center. The state-of-the-art facility was designed with a focus on bringing the community together. Central within the building’s design is an outdoor lap lane swimming pool and a 10 person […]

City Club at River Ranch - Lafayette, LA

In 2004, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to evaluate the overall condition of the pool at City Club, which was facing physical obsolescence and in need of major repairs. After performing a Facility Audit, Counsilman-Hunsaker developed a modern aquatic design, and provided conceptual solutions of how the pool could be enhanced while offering more recreation and programming […]

City Honors High School Natatorium - Buffalo, NY

City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a rigorous college preparatory school for academically gifted and talented high school students. In 2007, the school was named as the 8th best school in Newsweek’s list of “America’s Best High Schools.” The Buffalo Public Schools commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association […]

City Park Pool - Manhattan, KS

In 2008, the City of Manhattan, Kansas made the decision to close the existing outdoor 50-meter pool located in City Park. In an effort to replace the facility in the most expedited manner, the city decided to utilize a design-build method of project delivery. In January 2009, the team of Capri Pools and Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired […]

Civic Commons Pond - Kettering, OH

In 2011, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted an analysis of the current condition of the pond and water features located at Lincoln Park Civic Commons. The pond was constructed in 1987 with substantial updates over the past several years. The existing pump room and pump equipment were significantly outdated and beyond their useful life, wiring connections for the […]

Clarke Memorial Swim Center (Pro-forma Analysis) - Walnut Creek, CA

In 2016, Harley Ellis Devereux and Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained by the City of Walnut Creek to develop a pro-forma analysis on the various options and scenarios being considered by the city. These variations were based on the inclusion of a 25-yard vs 50-meter pool, and the option of outsourcing operations to a private operator or […]

Clarksville Public Pools (Audit) - Clarksville, TN

The City of Clarksville and Kimley-Horn & Associates commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide swimming pool assessments of the four public swimming pools in Clarksville – Swan Lake, New Providence, Bel-Aire and Beach Haven. The audits identified items that were substandard in the pools, identified items not to current industry swimming pool design standards, or equipment not […]

Claude Moore Recreation Center - Sterling, VA

The design of this community center, which is located within Claude Moore Park in Loudoun County, Va., followed the desires of community residents to reflect a “farmacular” architecture, in contrast to the big-box suburban sprawl that surrounds the historic park setting. Accordingly, the building is organized as a farm compound of simple connected masses that […]

Clayton County Aquatic Center - Clayton County, GA

The Clayton County Commission and County School System sought to create a state-of-the-art swimming facility for children and their families in Clayton County, Georgia. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained as the lead aquatic designer for the Steve Lundquist Aquatic Center, named after the gold medalist in the 1984 Olympics. The Steve Lundquist natatorium offers a plethora of […]

Clear Creek Metro Recreation District - Idaho Springs, CO

In 2013, voters approved a $7.8 million property tax increase for the renovation of the Clear Creek Recreation Center. The project included major renovations to the existing recreation center and a much-needed addition of new facilities.  The project serves the growing community as well as bringing the center up to the standards of centers located […]

Clemson University – Allen N. Reeves Football Operations Spas - Clemson, SC

Clemson University officially opened its new $55 million football operations center in February 2017.  The 145,000 sq. ft. complex is the largest and most programmatically inclusive football-specific training facility in the nation. The state-of-the-art building connects the indoor practice facility and outdoor practice fields, consolidating football operations into one complex. Designed to support the day-to-day […]

Clemson University Natatorium (Audit) - Greenville, SC

Clemson University desired to upgrade their existing diving pool to include platform diving.  Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a detailed dimensional evaluation of the pool and natatorium to study different options and locations for springboards and platforms.  Clemson decided upon an option that relocated the pair of 1-meter and 3-meter springboards while adding 1, 3, 5, and 7.5 […]

Cleveland Aquatic Facilities (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Cleveland, OH

In May of 2018, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Cleveland to conduct Counsilman-Hunsaker Aquatic Management Program™ services for four of the City of Cleveland’s 41 aquatic facilities.  Services included Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessments and two unannounced site-visits for each of the four facilities. A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, […]

Cleveland Browns – Basketball Training Facility – Spas - Berea, OH

  The renovation of the Browns training facility ensured the team would be practicing in Berea for years to come. Undergoing a 40,000 sq. ft. renovation and 25,000 sq. ft. expansion, the facility debuted its updates in August 2016. Evolving with new science, the Brown facility features hot and cold plunge pools to speed up […]

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Center – Green - Green, OH

July 2012 marked the Grand Opening of the new Akron General Health & Wellness Center’s LifeStyles in Green, Ohio, which was modeled after Akron General’s nationally acclaimed and widely popular Health and Wellness Centers in Bath, OH, and Stow, OH. The LifeStyles facility offers medically supervised exercise and membership programs that have won many national […]

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Center – Stow - Akron, OH

Akron General Health & Wellness Center, located in Akron, Ohio, has provided outpatient services and wellness programs for the past ten years. To accommodate an increasing market, a new center in Stow, Ohio, blends the recreation features of a fitness club with rehabilitation services and diagnostics technology. Designed by the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and TC […]

Cleveland State University – Student Recreation Center - Cleveland, OH

The natatorium includes a 50-meter pool with 10-meter dive tower. During the 1970s it was the site of many short course National Championships.

Clifton Commons Pool - Clifton Park, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Einhorn, Prescott & Yaffee designed an indoor stretch-25 pool with bulkhead, training pool and spa.

Clinton High School Natatorium - Clinton, IA

The school is part of the Clinton Community School District, and has an enrollment of approximately 1,250 students in grades 9 through 12. Built in 1963, the school was in need of major renovations to the Physical Education Department. In 2010, school officials retained Frevert Ramsey Kobes Architects to complete the renovation. The $7.7 million […]

Club Westside - Houston, TX

Club Westside originally opened as a private tennis club hosting a variety of tennis tournaments and events. The club consisted of 46 courts in total, including 10 indoors with a capacity of 5,240 spectators. In December 2006, club management undertook an evolution of the fundamental offerings of the club in order to expand the membership base.  Since that […]

Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Training Facility - Elizabeth City, NC

The new U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Training Facility was completed in 2012 and features three bodies of water to be utilized for rough water rescue and survival training.  The 50-meter by 25-meter Rescue Swimmer (RS) Pool is equipped with a six-foot wide moveable bulkhead that has the ability to transverse the length of the […]

Coastal Aquatic Center (Study) - Salisbury, MD

Coastal Aquatics LLC retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a Facility Specific Business Plan for an aquatic and recreation facility in Salisbury, Maryland. Since there is a lack of 50-meter pools in the region, Coastal Aquatics was looking for options for a 50-meter pool capable of hosting indoor meets. Other options were also being considered for indoor […]

Codman Pool (Audit) - Lincoln, MA

Counsilman Hunsaker completed a facility audit at the existing Codman Pool in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The work included the evaluation of the existing outdoor 25-meter pool structure to determine the condition of existing facility and to what degree any changes, modifications or additions should occur in order to meet the City’s current and future programming needs.

Coffman Pool - Visitacion Valley, CA

After an extensive community outreach process, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Levy Design Partners of San Francisco, assisted in the renovation of the indoor swimming facility adjacent to John McLaren Park for the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department. The design incorporated LEED certification standards. The park’s first recreation facility – Coffman Pool – was constructed […]

College of Southern Maryland – La Plata Campus Pool (Audit) - LaPlata, MD

Grimm & Parker Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in March, 2006 for the College of Southern Maryland-LaPlata Campus. The swimming pool is an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool, estimated to be over 30 years old. Improvements have been made to the pool and mechanical system over the years. The audit identified items […]

College of Southern Maryland – Student Recreation Center – Leonardtown - Leonardtown, MD

With rising enrollment at the Leonardtown campus of the College of Southern Maryland, the physical education building underwent a $12 million renovation/expansion to the existing Student Recreation Center which included a 32,000 sq. ft. Wellness and Aquatic Center. The Wellness Center has a variety of classroom spaces for aerobics and other fitness activities such as […]

College of St. Catherine – Aimee and Patrick Butler Center for Sports and Fitness Center - St. Paul, MN

Recognizing the increasing importance of athletics and recreation in student life, the new Aimee and Patrick Butler Center for Sports and Fitness was built to replace an outdated pool and gym. The natatorium’s 8-lane, 25-yard pool meets competition specifications for NCAA events and has both 1- and 3-meter diving boards. A sauna and spa on […]

College of William and Mary – Student Recreation Center - Williamsburg, VA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the College of William and Mary to provide an audit of the recirculation system, water chemistry treatment system, and HVAC air distribution system, and to provide an opinion of probable cost for items identified in need of maintenance, repair, or upgrade.  Specific observations and recommendations were further clarified in the report […]

College Street Old Town Aquatic Park - Lewisville, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Kimley-Horn & Associates, was selected to provide the creative design concepts for the renovation of the City’s 30-year-old pool at College Street Old Town Aquatic Park. The growing community wanted a modern aquatic facility to serve its leisure and fitness needs. Among the City’s project objectives was to create a high-quality […]

Collier Pool - Corpus Christi, TX

The original Collier Pool was closed in January 2016 to undergo a $2.5 million reconstruction project from the ground up, which was funded by a voter-approved 2012 City Bond. Collier Pool was one of the most utilized public facilities in the park system. Dedicated lap swimmers, open swim participants, learn to swim participants and neighborhood groups […]

Collins Hill Aquatic Center - Gwinnett County, GA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Gwinnett County to develop a number of facility concepts for a competitive swimming program. Having designed previous projects for said county, Counsilman-Hunsaker began work on another: an indoor competition swimming pool and outdoor leisure pool. Components include: 6,213 sq. ft. Indoor Pool 25-yard by 25-meter pool Springboard diving Deck-level seating 8,650 […]

Collinsville Recreation Center (Study) - Collinsville, IL

The need for a new community recreation center was evident from the results of the Collinsville Area Recreation District’s (CARD) 2004 Strategic Planning Process.  The planning process, which included community member and stakeholder interviews, focus groups, and a randomly sampled community survey of 400 residents, revealed that 72% of the respondents were interested in the […]

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Pool (Study) - Williamsburg, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained with Glave & Holmes Associates to complete an aquatic master plan for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.  The foundation operates a number of resort properties in a small geographic area with all the aquatic assets approaching physical obsolescence. The study focused on the support of a four and five-star resort that would […]

Colorado Mesa University – El Pomar Natatorium - Mesa, CO

The El Pomar Natatorium, contained within the Maverick Center, and Hamilton Recreation Center, at Colorado Mesa University has undergone a $41 million dollar renovation and expansion, resulting in the most modern and exciting recreation facility in western Colorado. Completed in December 2009, the center now includes a new athletic training treatment area, offices and classrooms to […]

Colorado School of Mines – Student Recreation Center - Golden, CO

Experiencing a tremendous growth in student enrollment, the Colorado School of Mines’ mission is: to maintain the highest academic standards and keep pace with facility and programming needs to promote good health, wellness, personal development, and Ore Digger student-athlete challenges. The school commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Sink Combs Dethlefs to design a state-of-the-art natatorium […]

Colorado Springs Aquatic Fitness Center - Colorado Springs, CO

In 1997, Colorado Springs City Council retained the team of Sink Combs Dethlefs and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study for the development of new recreation centers to support the city’s recreational and fitness objectives. Since the city’s pools were built in the 1940s, it was apparent that a Feasibility Study would outline major issues […]

Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center - Colorado Springs, CO

Although planned for more than a decade, the national training pool lacked a site until the U.S. Swimming Headquarters was relocated to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. It became the nation’s primary research center for swimming science and the home pool for the national swim team. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to design this […]

Colorado State University – Student Recreation Center – Ft. Collins - Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University wanted to update their recreation center into a modern, state-of-the-art facility to accommodate students and faculty with the latest fitness programming spaces and equipment. With the design expertise of Hastings+Chivetta and Counsilman-Hunsaker, the Student Recreation Center includes many new enhancements. The new center includes an additional 73,800 sq. ft. bringing the total […]

Colorado State University – Student Recreation Center Pool- Pueblo (Audit) - Pueblo, CO

Colorado State University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment for the competition pool at the student recreation center. Constructed in 1989, the natatorium includes an indoor six lane, 25-yard competition pool and has 1 and 3-meter diving. The pool is utilized mainly by the university’s women’s swim and dive teams but is also […]

Columbia Falls Aquatic Center (Study and Audit) - Columbia, MT

Counsilman Hunsaker completed a Facility Audit and Feasibility Study for the renovation of the Columbia Falls Aquatic Center. The existing facility was completed in the 1930s and was evaluated from a physical standpoint as well as problematically. A number of options were developed included replacing the existing facility and renovating the facility.

Columbus City Pools - Columbus, OH

  In 2010, the City of Columbus, Ohio, made the decision to close several of their outdoor pools. The pools were beyond the point of cost-effective repairs and were in need of replacement. Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired by the city to provide aquatic design services to create municipal family aquatic centers focused on creating a fun […]

Columbus Rehabilitation Institute Pool - Columbus, OH

Program and schematic design for a 12 feet by 28 feet therapy pool, a 6-lane, 25-yard teaching pool and a 1,000 square foot building addition.

Columbus School for Girls – Wellness and Athletics Complex - Columbus, OH

Columbus School for Girls (CSG), a college preparatory school founded in 1898, is dedicated to girls’ intellectual, social, and ethical growth from pre-school through twelfth grade. The school’s mission is to maintain the highest academic standards while promoting good health, wellness, and personal development. In 2010, they embarked upon an ambitious program to upgrade the […]

Comanche Nation Pool (Audit) - Lawton, OK

In January 2005, The Comanche Nation retained Kimley-Horn and Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate their existing outdoor waterpark and develop options for the future. Included with the evaluation of the existing pools and respective mechanical systems, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided cost estimates for the items identified in the evaluation.

Comstock Pool - Spokane, WA

The City of Spokane prioritized citizen input as key to the decision-making process when replacing its neighborhood pools. The most challenging was the Comstock Park Neighborhood Pool, serving Spokane’s southern region. Over the years, this pool facility had been well patronized by the local community in an established neighborhood. The Comstock community wanted to maintain […]

Concord High School Natatorium - Elkhart, IN

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Barton, Coe, Vilamaa Architects, Engineers, Inc. designed an indoor 10-lane, stretch-25 pool with diving boards.

Congress Park Swimming Pool (Audit) - Denver, CO

The City of Denver, Colorado, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Sink Combs Dethlefs Architects to perform a facility audit on the Congress Park swimming pools. The facility consists of a 70-year-old irregular-shaped long course outdoor pool (50-meter length) and a rectangular wading pool. An opinion of probable cost for recommended repairs was compared to the cost of […]

Conroe Aquatic Center (Audit) - Conroe, TX

The City of Conroe, Texas, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool review and assessment for the Conroe Aquatic Center. The report, based on meetings with facility staff members, and the visual inspection of the aquatic center, identified items that were substandard among the leisure pool, the leisure pool deck, and the filter/mechanical system.  

Convent of the Sacred Heart – Athletics and Wellness Center - Manhattan, NY

Established in 1881, Convent of the Sacred Heart is New York City’s oldest independent school for girls and part of a worldwide network of over 150 schools committed to the education of the whole child, addressing her intellectual, spiritual, social, and emotional development. Since the 1980s, Convent of the Sacred Heart has experienced tremendous growth […]

Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center - Coppell, TX

The Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center first opened its doors in 2000, and has since served the community by providing many recreational and educational programs, services, events, and activities for all ages. In May 2015, the center officially changed its name to The CORE, to better reflect how the center has become the “core” of […]

Coppell Recreation Center (Study) - Coppell, TX

In 1997, the City of Coppell, Texas, retained the team of Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a business plan for a new recreation center. This project was developed for the growing City of Coppell to meet the citizen interest for more recreation facilities within their city.  Services included developing estimated cost versus revenue […]

Copper Sky Recreation Complex - Maricopa, AZ

The Copper Sky Recreation Complex is the sporting, fitness, and leisure destination in Maricopa. Comprised of the Copper Sky Multigenerational Center and the Copper Sky Regional Park, this expansive recreational development offers state-of-the-art equipment, green spaces and intriguing programs designed to enhance Maricopa residents’ quality of life. The complex features extensive recreational opportunities including two […]

Coppin State University – Physical Education Complex - Baltimore, MD

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cochran, Stephenson and Donkervoet Architects, and Sasaki, designed a new natatorium for the 167,000 sq. ft. Physical Education Complex (PEC) at Coppin State University. The natatorium, which features an indoor eight lane 25-yard pool with 100 spectator seats, was part of the comprehensive school expansion project, thus expanding the 52-acre campus […]

Coronado Aquatic Center – Mechanical Room Renovation - Coronado, CA

In January 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a facility audit of the Coronado Aquatic Center.  Conditions were evaluated, and interviews were conducted with personnel familiar with the construction and operation of the facility.  Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary recommendations, and opinions to complete the scope of services outlined in the […]

Cottonwood Creek Recreation Center - Colorado Springs, CO

In 1997, Colorado Springs City Council retained the team of Sink Combs Dethlefs and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study for the development of new recreation centers to support the city’s recreational and fitness objectives. Since the city’s pools were built in the 1940s, it was apparent that a Feasibility Study would outline major issues […]

Country Club of Missouri Pool (Audit) - Columbia, MO

The Country Club of Missouri located in Columbia, Missouri commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a Swimming Pool Audit in August 2006. The Country Club of Missouri provides two outdoor swimming pools for their members: a Z-shaped pool and a wading pool. The Country Club of Missouri commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to assist with planning for the future in […]

Courts Plus Athletic Pavilion Pool - Elmhurst, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Holabird & Root Architects designed a 5-lane, 25-yard indoor lap pool and spa. This facility won the 1991 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business magazine.

Covington Aquatic Center (Audit) - Covington, TN

Counsilman Hunsaker performed a facility audit on the existing swimming pool for the City of Covington and provided options for the future. The study included an option to repair the existing swimming pool, an option to renovate the existing swimming pool and an option to replace the existing swimming pool with a family aquatic center.

Crawfordsville High School Natatorium - Crawfordsville, IN

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool.

Cripple Creek Mountain Estates Pool (Audit) - Cripple Creek, CO

Counsilman Hunsaker led the team of Essenza Architecture, The Ballard Group, and Architectural Engineering Design Group to conduct a facility assessment of the existing aquatic center and clubhouse at Cripple Creek Mountain Estates.  The main goal of the investigation was to develop a five, ten, and fifteen year capital improvement plan for the clubhouse and […]

Crowley Independent School District Pool (Study) - Ft. Worth, TX

The Crowley ISD Feasibility Study focused on indoor 50-meter pools and competitive swimming venues for a partnership between the school district and the City of Fort Worth, TX. To meet specific demographic and marketplace demands for aquatic recreational experiences, the team developed several options and associated project costs for consideration and review.

Crown Valley Community Park Pool - Crown Valley, CA

The City of Laguna Niguel Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of recreation programs and opportunities for the residents of Laguna Niguel. The city’s aquatic center, which consisted of a 50-meter pool and an 18″ deep wading pool, was in need of major renovations.  Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the city to renovate the wading […]

Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center - Urbana, IL

The Urbana Park District Board of Commissioners committed to replacing Crystal Lake Park Pool through the passage of a property tax referendum. With broad community support, the first step was to create a concept plan to estimate construction and operating costs of the pool and bathhouse footprint with its desired amenities. Staff and citizens worked […]

Cub Run RECenter - Fairfax County, VA

Cub Run RECenter is an expansive 65,000 sq. ft. facility that includes an 11,503 sq ft. indoor state-of-the-art aquatic complex that embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining leisure areas and fitness/competitive swimming programming spaces. This recreation center has something for everyone to enjoy such as: 4,710 sq. ft. Leisure Pool 30-foot high slide […]

Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center - Cullman, AL

Cullman Alabama’s seniors, kids, and teen programs were growing, as well as the swim team and the public at large. The community desired a larger, year round aquatic center to meet their growing needs. Cullman’s goal was to combine recreation, instruction, therapy, and competition in both indoor and outdoor aquatics at the Cullman Wellness & […]

Culver Academies Lowenstine Natatorium (Audit and Study) - Culver, IN

In December 2016, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Hebard & Hebard Architects, was authorized by Culver Academies to provide a swimming pool audit for the Lowenstine Natatorium. The site visit evaluated the existing indoor pool and the pool mechanical systems. The audit assisted in identifying items that were substandard or not operating as designed in providing […]

Culver Military Academy Pool - Culver, KY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with William B. Ittner & Associates designed a 25-yard indoor pool.

Cutler Bay Aquatic Center (Study) - Cutler Bay, FL

In 2016, the City of Cutler Bay, Florida, retained Wolfberg, Alvarez & Partners along with Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatic feasibility study for Cutler Bay Parks and Recreation. The study provided three options for consideration along with a recommended option which provided for the competitive and fitness needs of the community, including the high school […]

Cuyahoga Community College – Fitness and Wellness Center - Highland Hills, OH

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) opened in 1963 as Ohio’s first community college and remains Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college. For nearly 50 years Tri-C has provided high quality, affordable education and programs to more than 900,000 members of the Highland Hills community. In 2012, a new 25,000 sq. ft. addition was constructed next […]

Cypress Fairbanks ISD Natatoriums - Houston, TX

The Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is the largest school district in the state of Texas – consisting of 117 campuses. In 2014, voters approved a $1.2 billion bond geared toward safety and security enhancements at all campuses. Some of the improvements included transportation, new facilities to accommodate student growth, technology upgrades to district infrastructure and classroom […]

Dallas Aquatic Centers (Master Plan) - Dallas, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker has enjoyed its long history supporting the city of Dallas with their aquatics program. Services have included master planning, sprayground design, and outdoor aquatic center design. Starting in 2006, the city retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, Hector Gomez Architects, and Kimley-Horn & Associates to plan and design new spraygrounds in several Dallas area parks. […]

Dallas Cowboys Training Center - Frisco, TX

The new training facility for the Dallas Cowboys opened in November 2016. The Ford Center at The Star, located in a suburb north of downtown Dallas, is changing the paradigm for NFL training facilities. The Cowboys moved from Valley Ranch, their home since 1985, to a modern complex that’s much more than just a team […]

Dallas Sprayparks - Dallas, TX

The City of Dallas retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, Hector Gomez Architects, and Kimley-Horn & Associates to plan and design new spraygrounds in several Dallas area parks. Locations included: Campbell Green Park – June 2006 Lake Highlands North Park – June 2006 Ridgewood Park – June 2006 Ferguson Park – August 2008 Beckley Saner Park […]

Das Rec – New Braunfels Recreation Center - New Braunfels, TX

Photos courtesy of Charles Davis Photography Das Rec came to fruition after a 2013 bond package allocated $16 million for a new recreation center. At that time, the city contacted Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a feasibility study for the design of a new recreation center in Landa Park. The study phase included public meetings, stakeholder interviews […]

Davidson College Natatorium - Davidson, NC

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor stretch-25 with a movable bulkhead.

Deaconess Hospital Therapy Pool - Cleveland, OH

This facility includes a 6,150 sq. ft. fitness pool and a 2,500 sq. ft. therapy pool and three whirlpool spas.

Decatur Indoor Sports Complex (Study and Audit) - Decatur, IL

In 2009, the Decatur Park District and Millikin University retained Counsilman-Hunsaker for an aquatic feasibility study for a pool to be located at the Decatur Indoor Sports Complex (DISC). Built in 1999, the 87,000 sq. ft. DISC is a joint-use recreation and fitness facility between Millikin University and the Decatur Park District. Currently, university swimming takes place […]

Decatur Township Pool (Study) - Indianapolis, IN

Indy Parks and Recreation retained Ratio Architects in association with Counsilman Hunsaker to study the feasibility of developing a new aquatic center in Decatur Township. This aquatic center would support recreational and some competitive swimming needs, primarily for Decatur Township residents. Three aquatic center concepts, each with varying degrees of emphasis on aquatic competition, training, […]

Delta State University – Aquatic Center - Cleveland, MS

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Singleton Architects designed an indoor 8-lane, stretch 50-meter pool with stepped entry, bulkheads and diving boards.

Delta State University – Aquatic Center (Audit) - Cleveland, MS

Delta State University (DSU) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Shafer & Associates Architects to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor competition pool and associated systems at DSU Aquatic Center.  The pool is an indoor 50-meter “stretch” competition venue with 1-meter and 3-meter springboard diving.  The facility was constructed primarily as the home of the DSU […]

Dempster Development Center Pool - Mt. Prospect, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Prisco, Duffy & Associates designed a stretch 25-yard pool and a separate teaching pool.

Denison University – Trumbull Aquatics Center - Granville, OH

In 2009, the Denison University’s Board of Trustees approved plans for the $38 million renovation of the Mitchell Center. The center houses Livingston Gymnasium, Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse, the Mitchell Indoor Track, the new Trumbull Aquatics Center, and a new two-story, 8,000 sq. ft. fitness center. In addition, the Mitchell Center features international squash courts, a […]

Denver Aquatic Center (Pump Room and Pool Audits) - Denver, CO

In 2014, Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired by the City of Denver, Colorado, to perform an audit of their swimming pool portfolio consisting of 29 pools, both indoor and outdoor. The pools were rated in a categorical system showing deficiency priority, age category, and condition. Recommendations, considerations, and project costs were detailed to bring the pools up […]

DePauw University – Lilly Center Erdmann Natatorium Pool (Audit) - Greencastle, IN

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by DePauw University to provide a safety and compliance audit of the Lilly Center Erdmann Natatorium Pool. The audit reviewed current policies, staffing, training, procedures, and documentation practices of the facility. Additionally, a detailed observation and review of the aquatic facility regarding code compliance and industry standards for facility operation and maintenance, […]

Derry Aquatic Center (Business Plan and Study) - Derry, PA

The Township of Derry retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to complete an aquatic study to determine the number of competitive swim events that could be hosted by a new aquatic center. The goal of the study was to review the regional and statewide competitive swimming market and provide commentary, knowledge and insight to the Township with the knowledge […]

Desert Recreation District – Pawley and Mecca Pools (Operational Audit) - Indio, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Desert Recreation District (DRD) to provide an operational audit to review the site budget, programs, and operations of both Pawley Pool, located in Indio, California, and Mecca Pool, located in Mecca, California.  During the process, DRD staff directed that focus be placed on operational compliance as opposed to program offerings. The […]

Desoto Aquatic Center (Study) - DeSoto, TX

The City of DeSoto wanted a better understanding of the logistics of construction and operation of a new aquatic facility with a possible recreation center. Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker provided an in-depth study with concepts ranging from aquatics only (with various types of pools) to aquatics with a fitness center. The report included project […]

Destin Aquatic Center (Study) - Destin, FL

Kendrick David Dowling Architects in association with Counsilman Hunsaker developed two aquatic center concepts, each with varying degrees of emphasis on aquatic competition, training, and recreation programming components. Option A, an add-on leisure pool, has also been developed for consideration, but does not stand alone, which is to say that Option A shares the existing […]

Dominos Pizza Health and Fitness Facility - Ann Arbor, MI

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 25-yard, 6-lane lap pool for Dominos Corporate headquarters Health and Fitness facility.

Doral Aquatic Center (Study) - Doral, FL

The City of Doral commissioned Stantec and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatic facility option and to provide research that would assist the city in making decisions on how best to proceed with the feasibility of an outdoor aquatic center. The study’s objective was to identify and evaluate current aquatic programming and facilities, both locally and […]

Doug Russell Pool - Midland, TX

In 2013, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Midland to conduct a Feasibility Study to determine the future of the Doug Russell Pool. The pool was built in the 1950s and had been facing physical and functional obsolescence with only having a few upgrades since being built. The goal of the study was to […]

Downey Park Pool - Los Angeles, CA

For decades, Downey Park Pool located near Dodger Stadium, has been the only local swimming pool.  When the facility closed in 2005, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the city to redesign the aquatic amenities and update the mechanical room.  A decision was made by the city to replace the existing single pool with two new bodies […]

Dry Town Water Park (Study) - Palmdale, CA

The City of Palmdale contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a water park expansion study for the potential expansion of Dry Town Water Park. Four options were developed with varying degrees of refurbishment, body slide possibilities, and play structure scenarios. The report addressed the waterpark needs (analysis and programming); options for repair, renovation or replacement of slides […]

Dublin Community Recreation Center - Dublin, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Moody Nolan was retained by Dublin County to design a world-class indoor recreation center featuring a heated leisure pool and a 25-meter by 25-yard competition pool with springboard diving. The competition pool hosts local athletic programs such as water polo and public aquatic activities, including swim lessons and water aerobics. The […]

Duke University – Brodie Aquatic Center (Audit) - Durham, NC

Counsilman-Hunsaker was authorized by Little Architects in conjunction with Duke University to provide a swimming pool audit in June 2018 on the Brodie Aquatic Center Swimming Pool. The aquatic center consists of a five lane, 25-yard swimming pool that varies in depth from 3 ½ ft. to 8 ft. Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned for this audit […]

Dulles South Recreation and Community Center - South Riding, VA

Established in 2015, Dulles South Recreation and Community Center is one of the largest community halls in South Riding, VA. The center was completed in three phases. Phase I of the project, completed in 2008, includes classrooms, meeting rooms, multi-purpose and activity rooms, an indoor recreation area, restrooms, a catering kitchen, and offices. Phase II […]

Durham Aquatic Centers (Master Plan and Audit) - Durham, NC

In March 2014, Szostak Design & Counsilman-Hunsaker were commissioned by the City of Durham General Services Department to prepare a comprehensive assessment of the city’s five aquatic facilities and four spraygrounds. The team collected existing documentation, performed detailed site surveys of each facility and interviewed numerous aquatics department staff members. During this initial phase of […]

Eagle Pointe Recreation Center - Commerce City, CO

Photos courtesy of Phil Wegener The Commerce City Recreation Center renovation is one of five projects in Commerce City’s voter-approved capital improvement plan. The recreation center underwent a major renovation in 2018, with a 6,000 sq. ft. addition, totaling 67,000 sq. ft. The facility is now known as Eagle Pointe Recreation Center which offers a […]

East Carolina University Natatorium - Greenville, NC

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hastings and Chivetta, the design architect and Hakan-Corley, designed an indoor 12-lane, 25-yard pool with an adjacent 4-lane teaching pool. This facility won the 1997 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business Magazine.

East High School Natatorium - Anchorage, AK

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Architects Alaska, Inc. designed an indoor 25-yard pool that includes zero-beach entry as well as a separate teaching pool.

East Potomac Pool (Audit) - Washington, DC

The East Potomac Pool is limited in serving the needs of the competitive pool community of Washington D.C. and is not operationally efficient for the operations staff.  Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Moody Nolan, was hired to perform an on-site facility assessment, which revealed that the existing dimensions of the pool preclude it from being used […]

East Stroudsburg University Pool (Audit) - East Stroudsburg, PA

MKSD Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for East Stroudsburg University located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a site visit at the university in December 2014. The final report was based on interviews with university staff members. A visual inspection of the pool during the site visit, and research from the […]

East Texas Medical Center Pool - Tyler, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Ellerbe Becket Architects designed a 1,500- square foot exercise/rehab pool, an 800 square foot therapy pool and 120 square foot spa.

Eastside Community Center - Tacoma, WA

Photos courtesy of Rick Keating Photography The new 55,000 sq. ft. Eastside Community Center offers a multi-use gymnasium, a social hall, meeting rooms, a culinary kitchen, a weight room aquatics area, and cardio-fitness areas. The new community center was made possible by a partnership between Metro Parks Tacoma, the City of Tacoma, Tacoma Public Schools, […]

Edmond YMCA Recreation & Aquatic Center Mitch Park - Edmond, OK

The Edmond YMCA Recreation & Aquatic Center is a 102,000 sq. ft. facility owned by the City of Edmond.  The city partnered with the YMCA and the Edmond Public School system to develop a facility that offers a broad variety of aquatics programming, including fitness, wellness, rehabilitation, recreation, and high-end competition. The competition pool promises […]

Edwardsville Leon Corlew Park Splashpad - Edwardsville, IL

Leon Corlew Park features both a new playground and a 4,000 sq. ft. splash park that has colorful, transparent features, creating an array of colors on the ground when sunlight passes through. The new splash park features various activities for children of all ages from a dumping bucket to a lighter play area for younger […]

Edwardsville, IL (Study) - Edwardsville, IL

Glen Carbon Village, Edwardsville Township and the City of Edwardsville retained Counsilman Hunsaker to study the feasibility of developing a new aquatic center in their respective area. This aquatic center would support competitive and recreational swimming in their respective communities. Counsilman Hunsaker developed two aquatic center concepts, each with varying degrees of emphasis on aquatic competition, […]

Effingham Pool - Effingham, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Booker Associates, Inc. designed an outdoor 6-lane, 25-meter pool and 6,000 square foot leisure pool with waterslide.

El Dorado Hills Pool (Audit) - El Dorado Hills, CA

NTD Architecture, authorized by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit due to the pools facing a major maintenance and equipment upgrade. Moreover, there was a need to know if the pools were under-serving the growing and thriving community. The report included an assessment of the 1992 […]

El Segundo Aquatic Center (Study) - El Segundo, CA

Aquatic centers are an important part of the City of El Segundo’s recreational and healthy living ideal for residents and workers. The Pool Alternatives Study was undertaken by Rossetti Architects in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker. At the direction and guidance of city staff, the study included a significant community outreach process to provide the city with […]

Elkhorn High School Natatorium - Elkhorn, NE

The City of Elkhorn is located just west of the Omaha metropolitan area. The City is rapidly growing as suburban development spreads westward from Omaha into the Elkhorn area. In November of 2002, City residents approved a $4.5 million bond issue to build a community recreation center. At the same time, School District residents voted […]

Elmbrook Swim Club Competition Pool (Study) - Brookfield, WI

Elmbrook Swim Club retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatics feasibility study for a competitive aquatic center in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Options were compared for a 25-yard pool, a 25×25 pool, and a 50-meter pool, including project costs, attendance assumptions, and opinions for revenue and expenses.

Emerald Falls Aquatic Center (Study) - Broken Arrow, OK

In January 2006, Emerald Falls, LLC hired Sparks Architecture in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker to study the feasibility of developing an outdoor aquatics center that would support the recreational swimming needs of the development. Counsilman-Hunsaker researched aquatic recreation options and provided information that would help make an educated decision on how best to proceed with the […]

Emmanuel College – Athletic Center - Franklin Springs, GA

Emmanuel College is a four year, fully-accredited, liberal arts institution which strives to prepare students to integrate faith in learning and living.  Founded in 1919, the school has grown into a thriving, multi-denominational college with more than 30 majors. In 2012, a new athletic center was constructed on the campus to serve the growing student population. It […]

Emory University – Madeleine Jude Brown Natatorium (Audit) - Atlanta, GA

Emory’s “athletics for all” philosophy dates back to the 1890s when the school president encouraged athletic activity as good for the mind as well as the body. With lively participation in varsity athletics, intramural teams, sports clubs, and exercise for health and fitness, the Emory University 50-meter pool has promoted this philosophy for many years. […]

Ensworth High School Natatorium - Nashville, TN

In May 2010, JJCA Architects and Ensworth School retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to prepare an Aquatic Business Plan to review revenue and expense estimations for a potential aquatic facility capable of training, fitness, swim meets, and wellness programming. The purpose of the plan was to provide the viability for the design and construction of a competition pool […]

Ephrata Pools (Study) - Ephrata, PA

The City of Ephrata Feasibility Study focused on repairing and replacing the existing pools and new aquatic centers with a leisure pool, eight lane 25-meter pool and various fun features. In addition, a site analysis and funding options were included in the study.

Epic Waters (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Grand Prairie, TX

In November of 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Epic Waters Waterpark in Grand Prairie Texas to provide a Lifeguard Operations Assessment and report through Counsilman-Hunsaker’s CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment […]

Episcopal Academy – Burke Natatorium - Newtown Square, PA

One of America’s oldest educational institutions, the 220-year-old Episcopal Academy opened a new 123-acre campus in Newtown Square, 13 miles west of Center City Philadelphia.  The school drew on their considerable resources and put together a dream team of East Coast architecture firms to design a new campus. The Burke Natatorium housed in the Dixon […]

Erie County Community College Natatorium - Buffalo, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hamilton, Houston, Lownie Architects designed a natatorium that includes an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool and a 45-foot by 25-yard warm up pool. A 45-foot by 75-foot movable floor in the 50-meter pool was retrofit after the 1993 World University Games. This pool was also venue of several national USS […]

Ethical Culture Fieldston Middle School Natatorium - Bronx, NY

The strategic plan for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School (ECFS) in Bronx, New York, included a 48,000 sq. ft. middle school academic building and an athletic facility (38,000 sq. ft. gym/fieldhouse and 12,000 sq. ft. natatorium). Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cooper Robertson & Partners, designed the aquatic facility for the middle school, which includes an […]

Euless Pools (Audit) - Euless, TX

The City of Euless commissioned the team of Brinkley Sargent and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a Facility Audit for three outdoor aquatic facilities: Wilshire Pool, South Euless Pool, and Midway Pool. As the facilities aged, maintaining the pools and support spaces had been an ongoing issue and concern for the city. The expenses necessary to maintain […]

Evansville Aquatic Centers (Community-Wide Pool System Master Plan) - Evansville, IN

Concerned for the city’s existing nine aquatic facilities’ ability to continue to serve the needs of the community, the Evansville Aquatics Task Force worked with outside experts: Dan Hayden (Process Facilitator), L&W Consulting (Updated Pool Audit), and Kimley-Horn / Counsilman-Hunsaker (Community-Wide Pool System Master Plan) to provide information and assistance in offering capital costs, operational […]

Evansville Outdoor Pools - Evansville, IN

In 2007, the Mayor’s Aquatics Task Force worked with Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop strategies to meet the community’s future needs. Being responsive to the consensus position of youth and adults who participated in the demand assessment process for a higher quality pool system, the Aquatics Task Force recommended a Four Facility Master Plan. This plan was […]

Evansville Pools (Audit) - Evansville, IN

The City of Evansville is determining an overall master plan for the park system. Part of this master plan is the evaluation of eight aquatic centers currently in operation. Counsilman Hunsaker did an evaluation on the life expectancy of each of these facilities would require to continue operation.

Every Jacksonville Child a Swimmer Organization (Study) - Jacksonville, FL

The Every Jacksonville Child a Swimmer Organization retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop aquatic options for their current and future aquatics programming. The research provided assisted the City in making decisions on future expansion of their current aquatic center, and to meet the growing aquatic needs of the entire community. The City was in the market for […]

EVO South -LA Condo Pool - Los Angeles, CA

Downtown L.A.’s most exciting living experience, Evo South, features incredibly modern architecture, resort style amenities, and roof top retreats accompanied by panoramic views of the mountains and downtown skyline. Wrapped in a metal and glass skin that creates an aesthetic statement, Evo South is just steps from L.A. Live, an entertainment complex, and the Staples […]

Fair Haven School Natatorium - New Haven, CT

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Svigals Architects designed an indoor 3-lane, 25-yard, zero-depth entry leisure pool to meet the education and recreation needs of the community

Fairchild Air Force Base Fitness Center - Spokane, WA

The $23 million Fairchild Fitness Center is complete with a gymnasium, indoor pool, locker rooms, fitness equipment, racquetball courts, and an elevated running track. The building houses a Health and Wellness Center in addition to support facilities for the Water Survival Training Center. The previous fitness center was originally constructed as a wood warehouse in […]

Fairmont Aquatic Center - Salt Lake City, UT

The team of FKR Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker brought their designing and aquatic expertise “to the drawing boards” and developed a cutting-edge aquatic facility to be utilized by the Salt Lake City community for years to come. The 36,500 sq. ft. aquatic center includes both leisure and competitive amenities. The award winning innovative design made optimum […]

Fairview Heights – The Rec - Fairview Heights, IL

In May 2016, Counsilman-Hunsaker and Sports Facilities Advisors were retained to complete a feasibility study related to the development of a community sports, wellness, and recreation center focusing on providing high quality programming to the residents of Fairview Heights. The study included specific cost estimates for development of the recreation center. The report identified the […]

Fairview Park – Gemini Recreation and Community Center - Fairview Park, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Jeffrey A. Grusenmeyer & Associates, was retained by the City of Fairview Park to design the new $22 million Gemini Recreation and Community Center, which is affiliated with the Fairview Park City School District. The new 87,600 sq. ft. recreation center is built adjacent to the high school. The facility features […]

Falling Springs Recreation Center - Versailles, KY

Located in County Park, is a recreation center complete with a three-court gymnasium, indoor lap pool, outdoor leisure pool, therapy pool, fitness center, aerobics room, meeting rooms, and a performing arts theater with 310 seats. Counsilman-Hunsaker provided aquatic design services for the indoor/outdoor state-of-the-art aquatic complex that embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining […]

Falmouth Aquatics (Study) - Cape Cod, MA

Falmouth Aquatics’ vision: “To provide a first-class aquatics and wellness facility in Falmouth that is accessible to and reflects the strengths, qualities and values of our vibrant and diverse community.” Several efforts had been made over the past 40 years to develop an aquatic facility in Falmouth, Massachusetts. Falmouth Aquatics desired a high quality non-profit […]

Farmers Branch Aquatic Center (Operational Audit) - Farmers Branch, TX

An aquatic facility operational audit for both The Frog Pond and the Margaret Young Natatorium was undertaken by Counsilman-Hunsaker for the City of Farmers Branch, Texas. The purpose of this operational audit was to identify areas and opportunities where the Farmers Branch Aquatic Center is able to have a more financially sustainable operation, while maximizing […]

Farmington Recreational Center - Farmington, NM

The original goals of the new Farmington Aquatic Center were to include aquatic environments for recreation, competition and instruction. However, to improve the financial performance of the project, the decision was made to emphasize the recreational aspects of the pool to attract more users.  As a result, attendance has increased from 100 visitors per day […]

FDR Warm Springs Treatment Pool (Audit) - Warm Springs, GA

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources retained Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Pond & Company to conduct a facility audit of the historic pools in Warm Springs, Ga. American Indians once utilized the medicinal impact of the warm springs for hundreds of years. It was also used as a stagecoach stop during the 19th century. However, […]

Federation of Italian-American Organizations - Brooklyn, NY

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Ltd. (FIAO) is a not-for-profit charitable community service organization. FIAO was created in 1977 by a group of community leaders who volunteered to work with youths in a recreational environment to serve as a positive influence. Services are provided by professionally trained counselors who bring youths into established […]

Fenton High School Natatorium - Fenton, MI

Renovation for the 1969 functionally obsolete swimming pool included significant modifications to the structure as well as a completely new recirculation system. The existing six lane pool was deepened and enlarged to a new eight lane 25-yard competition pool with stair entry and gallery seating. Major renovations include: Increased pool depth by raising the water […]

Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center (Audit) - Anacortes, WA

Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a swimming pool audit in January 2017 on the Fidalgo Pool.  The T-shaped six lane, 25-yard by six lane, 25 meter competition pool was constructed in 1975. Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned for this audit to assist in identifying items that were substandard or not operating as designed, as well as to offer insight to […]

Fife Aquatic Center (Study) - Fife, WA

The City of Fife retained Helix Design Group in collaboration with Counsilman-Hunsaker to explore site, facility and cost options for expanding their existing aquatic center. The expansion would maximize opportunities for competitive swimming, exercise, water sports, leisure and school district needs. The feasibility study began with a needs assessment that included; meeting with stakeholders to […]

Fircrest Community Center (Study) - Fircrest, WA

A/R/C Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker were selected by the City of Fircrest to investigate design options for improving the Fircrest Community Center and Community Pool. The study provided guidance and strategies for future design. Four strategies were presented providing cost estimates in addition to pros and cons with each scenario. Each strategy enhanced programming and use, […]

FireKeepers Casino Hotel Pool - Battle Creek, MI

Located in Battle Creek, Michigan, the $300 million FireKeepers Casino features a 107,000 sq. ft. gaming floor featuring Las Vegas-style gaming including more than 2,600 slot machines and a 120 seat poker room. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants, multiple lounges and entertainment venues. The tribal owners of FireKeepers Casino announced in March 2011 that […]

First Coast High School Pool (Study) - Jacksonville, FL

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Atkins, was retained by the City of Jacksonville to conduct an economic analysis which included the financial feasibility and projected economic impact for a proposed aquatic center near First Coast High School to be used for competition and recreational use.  The report highlighted two options for consideration with estimated capital and […]

First Colony Community Association - Sugarland, TX

First Colony Community Association is a unique blend of residential neighborhoods and businesses with protective architectural guidelines and meticulously maintained streets, lakes, parks, and greenbelts. First Colony is a spectacle of tree lined streets, 11 swimming pools, miles of walking paths, lush parks, and lakes for truly unlimited recreational opportunities. In 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed the community’s […]

First Colony Community Association (Study) - Sugarland, TX

The First Colony Community Association retained Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman Hunsaker to research and provide information to aid in making an educated decision on how best to proceed regarding ten current aquatic facilities operated within the First Colony Community Association. The report was based upon research including meetings with association delegates, interviews with association […]

Fit-N-Wise Rehabilitation Center - Decatur, TX

  Photo credit: Jim Herndon – On Location Portraiture The Fit-N-Wise Rehabilitation and Performance Center is a 72,000 sq. ft. facility located next to Wise Health System. The facility offers a wide range of programs and services aimed at improving quality of life, increasing overall fitness and educating patrons on the importance of physical activity. […]

Fitness Formula Club Pool - Chicago, IL

Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) is a full-service fitness center offering group fitness and personal training with nine locations in the heart of Chicago, Illinois. In August 2009, FFC added the Presidential Towers Health Club to its network of Chicago-land locations. At this time, FFC retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Antunovich Associates, to provide a swimming […]

Fitness Formula Club Pool (Audit) - Chicago, IL

Fitness Formula Clubs is a full-service fitness center offering group fitness and personal training with nine locations in the heart of Chicago, Illinois. In August 2009, Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) added the Presidential Towers Health Club to its network of Chicago-land locations. At this time, FFC retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Antunovich Associates, to provide […]

FlightSafety International – Aviation Training Pool - Tereboro, NJ

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians, and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety added a newly expanded […]

Florida State University – Morcom Aquatic Center - Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and EMO/Architects to design the new Morcom Aquatic Center. The 100,000 sq. ft. athletic complex consists of separate swimming and diving tanks utilized by academics, athletics, and recreational swimmers. Both pools feature the Myrtha Pool System and the main swimming pool was used at the FINA 2005 […]

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center - Dearborn, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to design a world-class aquatic complex for the renovation of the Ford Community Performing Arts Center. The City of Dearborn’s objective was to add contemporary amenities to the facility, including an expansive natatorium with multi-purpose pool that would allow for a wide range of public programs and local athletic team use. This […]

Forest Hills Public Schools Natatorium - Grand Rapids, MI

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Greiner, Inc. designed a 25-meter by 25-yard indoor pool.

Fort Eustis Aquatic Center - Fort Eustis, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Lehman/Smith/Wiseman Architects designed an indoor 25-meter by 25-yard competition pool and a leisure pool with current channel, water vortex, participatory play features, spa and waterslide.

Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex (Operational Proforma) - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

As part of the redevelopment of the Ft. Lauderdale Aquatic Complex, the city wanted to understand how the new facility would operate and what potential economic impact this facility could generate.  The city retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Sports Facilities Advisory to develop a detailed operational proforma and economic impact study.  The results of […]

Fort Lewis College – Aquatics Center - Durango, CO

The Fort Lewis College Aquatics Center was originally built as a gymnasium in 1956 and was remodeled to its current configuration as an Aquatics Center in 1974. The building is 26,000 sq. ft. with the single largest area of the building being the natatorium. Within the natatorium is a 5,400 sq. ft. pool and an […]

Fort Lupton Recreation Center - Fort Lupton, CO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Sink Combs Dethlefs, was commissioned to design an indoor leisure facility as part of the Fort Lupton Recreation Center. The leisure pool’s award-winning, innovative design made optimum use of the available space with an array of features. 4,037 sq. ft. Indoor Leisure Pool Current channel 139 ft. waterslide, configured into stacked […]

Fort Mojave Indian Reservation Waterpark (Study) - Needles, CA

Fort Mojave Indian Reservation is located along the Colorado River and covers nearly 42,000 acres in the tri-state area of Arizona, California, and Nevada. The land is divided into three major segments: Mojave County, Arizona; Needles, California; and Clark County, Nevada.  Tribal headquarters are located in Needles, California. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Fort Mojave […]

Fort Stockton High School Natatorium - Ft. Stockton, TX

Photos courtesy of Geof Harral, Parker Smith Cooper As a part of a large renovation and expansion project at Fort Stockton High School, the school district added a new band hall and natatorium, along with renovations to the commons/dining space, administration space, and main entry. Fort Stockton ISD selected Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Parker Smith […]

Fort Valley State University Natatorium - Fort Valley, GA

Experiencing a tremendous growth in student enrollment, Fort Valley State University’s mission is to maintain the highest academic standards and keep pace with facility and programming needs to promote good health, wellness, and personal development. The aquatic center, designed to capture competition programming activities, consists of a 25-yard swimming pool with eight lap/fitness lanes. Through […]

Fort Worth Pools (City-Wide Master Plan and Audit) - Ft. Worth, TX

In April 2007, Counsilman-Hunsaker examined seven pools in the city limits of Fort Worth to identify items that were substandard, not meeting current Health Department requirements, or not operating as designed.  In addition to the evaluation, an opinion of probable cost for recommended repairs was provided as well as several design options along with probable […]

Four Seasons Hotel Terrace Pool – Seattle - Seattle, WA

The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences is a sleek 21-story hotel and condominium tower, offering 149 rooms, 36 private residences, and a courtyard with an infinity-edged lap pool. The 310,000 sq. ft. mixed-use development in prime downtown Seattle features terraced, U-shaped architecture, differentiating from the city’s more traditional boxy buildings. From the waterfront, the […]

Four Seasons Hotel Terrace Pool- Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

The Four Seasons Hotel and Residences located on the Baltimore waterfront is a new residential dimension to the city’s desirable Harbor East neighborhood. It offers unparalleled comforts and amenities, including high-end retail, a five-star hotel, Four Seasons-branded condominiums, desirable office space. Counsilman-Hunsaker designed the 4th floor exterior terrace swimming pool, along with the 5th floor […]

Four Seasons Hotel Terrace Pools – St. Louis - St. Louis, MO

Transcending tradition, the Four Seasons St. Louis, exhibits the ultimate in cosmopolitan aquatic high style. Designers used a chic palette of watercolors in the form of dripping azure, cascading sapphire, falling indigo, and reflecting garnet on different levels of the hotel. The seventh level, a private day spa, features a relaxation pool with a tile […]

Franklin & Marshall College Natatorium - Lancaster, PA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with David Lynch & Associates and RDG Bussard designed a 50-meter by 25-yard pool with access ramp. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine in June 1996.

Freeburg Municipal Pool (Study) - Freeburg, IL

The Village of Freeburg outdoor swimming pool was in need of major renovation or replacement. Freeburg prides itself on active community activities, and in the past five years, Freeburg recreation surged forward after the completion of a needs survey conducted by Southern Illinois University. Freeburg would like to offer a state-of-the-art aquatic center for recreational, […]

Freedom Springs Aquatic Center - Greenwood, IN

The citizens of Greenwood were thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of the new Freedom Springs Aquatic Center located in Freedom Park. The outdoor aquatic center embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining leisure areas and fitness/competitive swimming program spaces. Discussions regarding the center’s construction started with the closing of Greenwood’s pool in April […]

Fremont Aquatic Center - Fremont, CA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with BOORA & Associates and Elbasani and Logan designed a 50-meter by 25-yard pool and an indoor leisure pool with a waterslide, zero-beach entry and water vortex.

Frontier Pool - Bartlesville, OK

In March 2008, the City of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct swimming pool audits for two outdoor swimming pools: Frontier Pool (built in 1970) and Sooner Pool (built in 1979). Recommendations and cost estimates to repair/replace the physically and functionally obsolete pools were provided. In July 2008, Counsilman-Hunsaker completed a Feasibility Study to educate […]

Frost Medical Center for Sports Medicine Pool - San Diego, CA

This facility features an outdoor 25-yard pool with spa.

Fruita Community Center - Fruita, CO

The new 55,000 sq. ft. Fruita Community Center opened its doors in January 2011.  Counsilman-Hunsaker teamed with architects Sink Combs Dethlefs to provide aquatic design expertise with the ultimate goal of creating the most exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience for city residents. The natatorium was designed to accommodate recreation and masters swim programs, with a […]

Ft. Lauderdale Aquatic Center - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex, originally constructed in 1965, is a municipal pool owned and operated by the City of Fort Lauderdale. The complex is considered a leader and pioneer among the world’s top aquatic centers, having hosted hundreds of national and international events at which ten world records were set. However, after over 50 […]

Fusion Fitness and Aquatics - Hillsboro, IL

Fusion Fitness and Aquatics, an extension to the Hillsboro Area Hospital, opened its doors in October 2005 offering the City of Hillsboro a high-quality 32,000 sq. ft. wellness center. The aquatic complex embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining leisure areas and fitness/competitive swimming programming spaces. The family-friendly aquatic center has something for everyone […]

Galveston Seaside Resort - Galveston, TX

The Galveston Seaside Resort is one of the 13 properties recently added to the Holiday Inn Club Vacations portfolio. The Seaside Resort is located approximately 70 miles south of Houston in scenic Galveston, one of the most sought after beaches in Texas. The resort is a perfect setting for beach activities and relaxation. Resort amenities […]

Garden Grove High School Pool - Garden Grove, CA

Garden Grove Unified School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in March of 2006 to perform a detailed facility audit to evaluate the mechanical systems, programming limitations and detail the costs involved to replace the existing pool to meet current high school and community expectations. Following careful decision making, in March of 2009 the district contracted with Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

Garden Grove High School Pool (Audit) - Garden Grove, CA

The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) evaluated options for their existing 1954 aquatic facility at Garden Grove High School. The pool had only minor improvements over the years and GGUSD commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Facility Audit to evaluate the costs involved to upgrade the pool and its operational equipment. The audit provided a […]

Gaston Episcopal Pavilion Hospital Therapy Pool - Dallas, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Healthcare Environment Design designed an indoor lap pool, therapy pool and spa for physical rehabilitation for the spinal cord disabled.

Geauga YMCA - Heather Hill, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Doty & Miller Architects was selected to design an indoor aquatic complex for the Geauga YMCA. “Y” aquatic programs offer children and adults the opportunity to experience the many wonders of water. The Geauga YMCA can boast the only indoor water wonderland for its members – in the entire area. Activities […]

Genesee Foundation Pool (Audit) - Genesee, CO

The Genesee Foundation commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment to assist with planning for the future of aquatic offerings in the community. Genesee provides two 1979 aquatic facilities for its residents. The Vista facility consists of a main pool that is approximately 1,250 sq. ft. and a tot pool that is approximately 315 […]

Geneva School District Natatorium - Geneva, NY

The Hillier Group in association with Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 3,381- square-foot, 25-yard competition pool with two 1-meter diving boards for the Geneva City School District in Geneva, NY.

George F. Haines International Swim Center (Study) - Santa Clara, CA

The City of Santa Clara retained Prodis Associates Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a detailed Project Master Plan and Construction Cost Analysis for new swimming pools on the site of the George F. Haines International Swim Center in the Santa Clara. The plan included site planning for five new individual swimming pools including a new […]

George Mason University – Aquatic and Fitness Center (Audit) - Fairfax, VA

In December 2012, Counsilman-Hunsaker and VFA, Inc. were retained by the university to provide a swimming pool audit for three bodies of water at the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the university campus. Improvements have been made to the pool and mechanical systems over the years with the most significant renovation in November 2012.  The […]

George Mason University – Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center - Prince William County, VA

Counsilman-Hunsaker applied aquatic expertise for George Mason University and designed a plan to seamlessly blend two bodies of water in one functional space. The end result is a diverse design that encompasses a variety of interests of the entire student body. The competition pool is utilized for training and special events by the Athletic Department […]

George Washington High School Pool (Audit) - Denver, CO

An in-depth swimming pool audit was performed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, resulting in recommendations for renovations including updating the equipment in the mechanical room and replacing the piping, main drains, and wall inlets of the indoor 25-yard pool.  Aquatic Design and Engineering After a thorough investigation of the existing facility and review with school district staff, it […]

George Washington Recreation Center - Fairfax County Park Authority, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 25-meter by 25-yard pool, in addition to a spa and leisure pool with zero- depth entry.

Georgetown Preparatory School Natatorium - North Bethesda, MD

Georgetown Preparatory School is an independent Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men grades nine through 12. Founded in 1789 by America’s first Catholic bishop, Georgetown Prep is the nation’s oldest Jesuit school and the only Jesuit boarding school with a student enrollment of 435. In May 2005, Georgetown Preparatory School began two major construction projects: […]

Georgetown University – Yates Natatorium (Audit) - Washington, DC

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Georgetown University to evaluate the recirculation system, chemical disinfection systems, and the air distribution system at Yates Natatorium. An opinion of probable cost for items in need of maintenance, repair, and upgrade were identified with specific observations and recommendations provided.

Georgia College and State University – Wellness Center - Milledgeville, GA

Georgia College and State University retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cannon Design and Menefee + Winer, to design the new $28.2 million Wellness Center located on the West Campus. The 120,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art “green” athletic complex houses student health, counseling and recreation services in one location as a holistic approach to address the health […]

Georgia Institute of Technology – Aquatic Center - Atlanta, GA

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation’s top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech’s campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the City of Atlanta where, in 1996, the summer Olympic swimming and diving competitions were performed at the […]

Georgia Institute of Technology – Football Locker Room Spas - Atlanta, GA

Photos courtesy of KL Moore Photography The Georgia Tech football facility is the oldest in Division I and was host to its first collegiate games before World War I.  A few years later, John Heisman led the program to its first of four national championships.  The newly-renovated, 8,100 sq. ft. football team’s locker room, located […]

Germantown Athletic Center Pool (Audit) - Germantown, TN

Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a visual on-site evaluation of the Germantown Athletic Center’s aquatic facility. The audit examined the existing environment and equipment of the indoor competition pool and outdoor wading pool. Additionally, the audit assessed all the operational systems such as filtration, pumps and motors, chemical-handling systems and feed controls, piping and recirculation systems, and included […]

Gert Town Natatorium - New Orleans, LA

Photos courtesy of R2 Photography The new Gert Town Natatorium replaced the old dome-topped Gert Town Swimming Pool, which opened in 1980 and was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The pool sat closed and abandoned for years until 2011, when the city demolished it with FEMA’s approval. FEMA funding allowed for a new 19,000 sq. ft. […]

Gettysburg College – Athletics Recreation & Fitness Facility - Gettysburg, PA

To strengthen the Gettysburg College leadership position among the nation’s top liberal arts schools, the Gettysburg College Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to build the new Athletics Recreation & Fitness Facility. Counsilman-Hunsaker and Cannon Design teamed to design the state-of-the-art indoor sports and fitness facility, which offers 55,000 sq. ft. of innovative opportunity for recreational […]

Gill Family Aquatic Center - Danville, IN

In 2002, the Town of Danville commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a Facility Audit on their existing pool, which evaluated and reviewed options for upgrading the facility. In addition, they also requested design concepts for consideration of the construction of a new family aquatic center. The comprehensive report provided the community with a starting point to […]

Gilleland Creek Pool - Pflugerville, TX

The City of Pflugerville retained Counsilman-Hunsaker for the renovation of the Gilleland Creek Pool. For over 25 years, the pool has been a great community asset, with more than half a million visits and tens of thousands of Learn-to-Swim participants over its lifetime. Work on the pool included health and safety improvements, important to ensuring […]

Goodwill Games Swimming and Diving Complex - East Meadow, NY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was extremely honored to be selected as the aquatics engineers, teamed with Richard Dattner Architects, to design a world-class venue to host the 1998 Goodwill Games. The 80,000 sq. ft. multi-level swimming and diving complex, with full ADA accessibility, has 1,800 permanent seats and can accommodate an additional 1,500 temporary seats. The state-of-the-art pool […]

Goshen College Natatorium - Goshen, IN

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 6-lane, short-course pool. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine in June 1995.

Goshen Community Schools Aquatic Center - Goshen, IN

The new Goshen Community Schools Aquatic Center, located at Goshen Middle School was funded by taxpayers through a referendum allowing the pool to be accessible to the community. During a special election in November 2013, more than 60 percent of Goshen voters approved to spend $17 million in construction projects for the district. Approximately $10 […]

Grand Forks Park District Pool (Study) - Grand Forks, ND

Counsilman Hunsaker developed a comprehensive Feasibility Study for the aquatic programming of the Grand Forks community. This included the replacement of neighborhood aquatic features with community oriented aquatic facilities.

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa - Acme, MI

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa desired an increase in entertainment value for their existing indoor pool area, consisting of a four lane lap pool and a three- to four-foot flat water pool. The renovation consisted of two elements. First—the demolition of an existing corner waterfall made way for a new wet deck area with […]

Grapevine-Colleyville High School Natatorium - Grapevine, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with F&S Partners, Inc. designed an indoor 25-meter by 25-yard competition pool that includes a ramp entry.

Great Lakes Naval Station Pool (Audit) - Great Lakes, IL

Jacobs, authorized by the Great Lakes Naval Station, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit at the Center for Explosive Ordinance Disposal and Diving (CEODD) Pool/Training Facility in March 2015. The facility was constructed in 1946 as the Naval Hospital and contains a six lane lap pool used for instruction and training. The purpose […]

Great Outdoors Waterpark - Lafayette, CO

Photos courtesy of Philip Wegener Phography Lafayette voters approved a ballot measure in 2014 supporting the expansion of the La Mont Does Pool into an outdoor waterpark. The new pool complex has multiple amenities including a new 4,000 sq. ft. bathhouse (designed to reflect a modern mining theme with woods and metals), a remodel of the […]

Great Waves Waterpark Expansion (Study) - Alexandria, VA

The Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates team were retained by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVPRA) to make recommendations for the expansion at Great Waves Waterpark. The number of visitors exceeds the current capacity of 1,400 guests per day leaving patrons waiting in long lines to enter the waterpark. This expansion is intended to […]

Greater Atlanta Christian School Natatorium - Atlanta, GA

For more than 35 years, the Greater Atlanta Christian School, (GACS) has enriched students from all over the nation with academic excellence, personal growth, and athletic programs. With a solid reputation, GACS has experienced a tremendous increase in enrollment. In 1968, GACS enrolled 150 students in grades seven through 11. Today, the school has developed […]

Greater Decatur YMCA - Decatur, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with BLDD Architects designed an indoor 6-lane short-course pool and a separate leisure pool with waterslide.

Greater Kanawha Valley Aquatics Natatorium (Study) - Charleston, WV

Greater Kanawha Valley Aquatics of Charleston, West Virginia, contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a feasibility study for the purpose of building a natatorium with a 50-meter pool and a shallow-water pool.  Original options included an eight lane and a 25-yard by 25-yard pool; however, since these pools would not provide the capacity needed, three 50-meter pool […]

Green Ridge Recreation Center - Roanoke, VA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, along with Moseley Architects, was commissioned to design a 76,000 sq. ft. world-class aquatic complex for the City of Roanoke with an assortment of amenities for the entire community to enjoy. This indoor/outdoor aquatic center includes leisure amenities for all ages such as: 6,200 sq. ft. Indoor Leisure Pool Vortex Current channel Waterslide 250 […]

Green River High School Aquatic Center - Green River, WY

Sweetwater County School District #2 placed a bond measure on the 2012 ballot to fund the construction of a new aquatic center with the intent to serve the entire community of Green River.  Upon passing, plans for the new facility were put in place with a scheduled completion date of fall 2015. The design of […]

Greenview Park Pool (Study) - Columbia, SC

The city of Columbia commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a presentation for an aquatic master plan that included specific recommendations and strategies regarding land use, design, community benefit, operation and maintenance considerations, sustainability, and natural resources. Counsilman-Hunsaker facilitated community meeting efforts, developed conceptual elements based on these efforts, and prepared recommendations and implementation strategies for replacing […]

Greenwich Boys and Girls Club Pool - Greenwich, CT

Greenwich Boys Club was formed to help children from disadvantaged circumstances develop good character primarily through athletic and recreational programs. For $20 per year, the club offers comprehensive after school programs, a broad range of educational and character development programs, aquatic programs, sports leagues, college scholarships, and summer camp adventures. The original swimming pool, built […]

Grinnell College – Athletics and Fitness Center - Grinnell, IA

Named as one of the 20 best liberal arts colleges in the country, Grinnell College is a highly selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,500 students from every state and about 50 countries around the world. The college has completed major renovations to the campus including the renovation and expansion of the Noyce […]

Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Lodge Resort & Waterpark - Utica, IL

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to design Illinois’ first indoor waterpark at Grizzly Jack’s Grand Bear Lodge. The resort’s waterpark includes a broad range of amenities to appeal to a variety of adventure-seeking guests. One such feature is the waterslide—the first of its kind— to use motion, video, and sound to create a unique experience. During the […]

Grosse Pointe Public Schools Pools (Audit) - Grosse Pointe, MI

The Grosse Pointe Public School System commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide swimming pool audits for four indoor swimming pools, which were built between 1955 and 1960. The audit identified items that were substandard, not current with Michigan public swimming pool requirements, and not operating as designed. Although the pools were observed to be well-maintained in a […]

Grosse Pointe South High School Natatorium - Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

The construction of the Grosse Pointe South High School in 1928 along the shores of Lake St. Clair marked the transition from wealthy seasonal resort area to year-round town. Residents built one of the finest public high schools in Michigan, and as a result, the Grosse Pointe High School has been added to the National […]

Grove Aquatic Center (Study) - Grove, OK

To meet the community’s aquatic needs, the City of Grove retained Kimley-Horn & Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker, to provide aquatic options regarding the design and construction for a future aquatic center. The objective of the Feasibility Study was to identify and evaluate current aquatic programming and establish a needs analysis for aquatic space for the City […]

Guam – Naval Base Fitness Center - Apra Harbor,Guam

Naval Facilities Engineering Command, (NAVFAC Pacific), located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, contracted a design/build team to design and construct a new fitness center for the Naval Base in Guam, a U.S. territory located in the far western region of the Pacific Ocean. The design and construction of the new consolidated indoor fitness facility was collaboration […]

Guam Sports Complex - Tumon, Guam

50-meter by 25-meter pool and diving pool with 10-meter tower

Guthrie Smith Park Pool (Study) - Fayette, AL

The 2011 Aquatic Feasibility Study for the City of Fayette, Alabama, identified the potential for a municipal aquatic center at Guthrie Smith Park, where a splash pad currently exists. Counsilman-Hunsaker met with the steering committee and various members of the community to assist the city in developing a list of prioritized amenities. Options developed with […]

H-E-B Pool - Corpus Christi, TX

May 2012 marked the grand opening and dedication of the all-new H-E-B Pool. The original pool on this site was closed for public use in 2009 during which time the facility underwent a complete replacement to include a new leisure pool and sprayground. This $2.1 million improvement project was funded with a voter-approved bond in […]

Hackley School – Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness - Tarrytown, NY

The new 115,000 sq. ft. Walter C. Johnson Center for Health and Wellness houses Hackley’s physical education and athletics programs, as well as the school’s growing wellness programs, including mindfulness and meditation practices, nutrition education, and yoga. The state-of-the-art complex includes a competition pool, cardio fitness center, three basketball courts, eight squash courts, a fencing […]

Hagan-Stone Park Aquatic Center - Pleasant Garden, NC

In June 2015, the citizens of Guilford County were thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of the newly constructed Hagan-Stone Park Aquatic Center located in Pleasant Garden, NC. The outdoor aquatic center embodies the constituents needs and objectives by combining leisure areas and fitness/competitive swimming program spaces in a fully ADA accessible pool. The county’s […]

Hall Quarry Beach Swimming Facility (Study) - Batavia, IL

The Batavia Park District retained Pingel and Associates to structurally audit and Counsilman Hunsaker to mechanically audit and research aquatic recreation options to determine the feasibility of a possible renovation and development of new amenities at the Hall Quarry Beach swimming facility. The purpose of the Facility Audit and Impact Study was to offer a […]

Hamden High School Natatorium - Hamden, CT

The new Hamden High School developed an aquatic amenity as a second phase to the high school development.   This new indoor 8-lane, 25-yard pool provides 150 spectator seats and two 1-meter diving boards.

Hamilton High School Aquatic Center - Chandler, AZ

In 2000, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in collaboration with Rafael Architects, evaluated and designed a Master Plan for the City of Chandler’s entire park system. From the Master Plan’s research and data report, the city chose to build a new family aquatic center at the Hamilton High School site. The facility is used for competitive, leisure, and lesson […]

Hamilton Recreation Center - San Francisco, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with the City of San Francisco Public Works Engineers, was commissioned to renovate and modernize the swimming pool at the existing Hamilton Recreation and Community Center in Pacific Heights, located in the central city area of San Francisco. The entire facility underwent a major modernization including renovation of locker rooms, natatorium and […]

Hamilton Waterpark (Study) - Hamilton, AL

The city of Hamilton retained Goodwyn Mills Cawood and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatic facility study to present options for a new regional waterpark within the city of Hamilton. Using extensive community feedback, three concepts were developed that included a variety of new trends such as action rivers, wave machines and thrill slides. The city […]

Hammond City Pools (Audit and Study) - Hammond, IN

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and DLZ Indiana LLC performed a facility audit of four existing public pools for the City of Hammond. The audit identified items that were substandard, not meeting current Department of Health requirements, or not operating as designed.  An evaluation of the mechanical and filtration systems was also conducted. Counsilman-Hunsaker presented several […]

Hammons Heart Institute Therapy Pool - Springfield, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Jones Mayer Associates designed a 25-yard therapy lap pool with ramp.

Hampton Recreation Center (Study) - Hampton, VA

In May 2014, Hampton City Council received the final report regarding exploration of various sports tourism venues that might present opportunities to meet a local need and generate economic impact in the community. A competition aquatic facility was identified as one such facility that deserved further, more in-depth analysis. The City of Hampton retained Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

Harford Community College – Susquehanna Center Pool - Bel Air, MD

Cochran Stephenson & Donkervoet Architects originally commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a swimming pool audit on behalf of the Harford Community College. Built in 1968 and located in the Susquehanna Center, the 25-yard indoor pool was in need of major updating and repairs. The audit of the aquatic center included the evaluation of the current condition of […]

Harlingen CISD Aquatic Center - Harlingen, TX

The new $8 million aquatic facility for Harlingen CISD was part of a $98 million bond initiative approved by voters in 2010. Designed to enrich student learning, while enhancing the current swimming programs for grades 6 through 12, the new 40,000 sq. ft. facility opened in April 2015. The school district immediately introduced a new […]

Harper College (Operations) - Palatine, IL

As Harper College began the process of planning their new pool, they retained the team of Cannon Design and Counsilman-Hunsaker.  One of Harper College’s goals was to partner with a local community for the operations and management of the new facility.  Counsilman-Hunsaker assisted the college by writing a Request for Proposal to solicit bids from […]

Harper College – Health and Recreation Center - Palatine, IL

Photo courtesy of Dave Burk Photography The Health and Recreation Center (Building M)  offers a unique fitness and recreational experience for students, faculty, staff, and the community. The newly renovated 135,000 sq. ft. facility offers an aquatics center, a four-court field-house, a suspended jogging track, fitness studios, cardio/strength areas, a 10,000 square foot fitness center, numerous […]

Harrisburg – Jackson Lick and Hall Manor Pools (Audit and Study) - Harrisburg, PA

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and MKSD were retained by the City of Harrisburg to conduct an audit of their two existing pools, Jackson Lick and Hall Manor. The audit included an analysis of the pools and bath houses with recommendations for repair or replacement. It was determined that both pools have exceeded their useful life […]

Haslett Public Schools Natatorium - Haslett, MI

The Haslett Public School District recognized an important need to develop an aquatic program for their high school students. In addition, the school district wanted the state-of-the-art natatorium to be accessible for athletic training and lessons to community members. Counsilman-Hunsaker was chosen to assist the Haslett Public School District due to a strong focus in […]

Hastings Community Center - Hastings, MI

Design Works AE in association with Counsilman Hunsaker designed this stretch- 25 pool for Hastings Community Center in Hastings, Michigan. The 7′-0” wide racing lanes is marked in solid black tile markers with two 1-meter diving stands, each with 16’ Maxiflex B diving boards. The starting platforms are located on the bulkhead for all courses. […]

Hastings YMCA Pool (Study) - Hastings, NE

Counsilman Hunsaker assisted with this project by providing recommendations for the 25-meter by 25-yard pool and reviewed the architects drawings for the building, originally built in the 1970s.

Hatfield Township Community Pool - Montgomery County, PA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with MKSD, designed the cutting-edge Hatfield Community Aquatic Center, replacing Montgomery County’s existing 1960 pool. The new pool complex consists of a leisure pool, competition/fitness pool, bathhouse, and landscape elements. The city’s main objective was to create an exciting, entertaining multi-purpose aquatic experience for residents. Features of the new aquatic park include: […]

Hathaway Brown School – Carol and John Butler Aquatic Center - Shaker Heights, OH

Founded in 1876, Hathaway Brown School is the oldest college-preparatory school for girls in Ohio. The new Carol and John Butler Aquatic Center was constructed to commemorate their 125th anniversary milestone. Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Westlake Reed Leskosky and Graham Gund Architects, were selected to design the 20,000 sq. ft. cutting-edge aquatic center. Features of […]

Hattiesburg YMCA (Study) - Hattiesburg, MS

The Family YMCA in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to determine the Feasibility Study of a possible addition with new amenities at the Family YMCA. The study offered a comprehensive analysis to project the future potential regarding the addition, to determine the generation of increased memberships and competition uses. Three options were studied for construction and project […]

Hawaii Preparatory School Pool - Kamuela, HI

This facility features an outdoor 25-meter x 25-yard pool.

Hawken School Natatorium - Cleveland, OH

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Collins Gordon Bostwick Architects designed an indoor 8-lane, 25-yard competition pool with two 1-meter diving boards.

Heights Family Aquatic Center - Richardson, TX

In 2009, MHS Planning & Design LLC and Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained by the city to conduct a feasibility and master planning study for the creation of a new aquatics facility, aiming to meet the needs of their citizens for the next 50 years. The city responded favorably to the recommended strategy to design an outdoor […]

Heritage Park Aquatic Complex - Henderson, NV

In January 2010, Henderson, Nevada, opened a new senior facility and aquatic complex at Heritage Park, one of the oldest parts of the area that lacked facilities. The buildings replaced older facilities in other areas to increase the city’s ability to serve residents with more energy-efficient buildings. The 42,000 sq. ft. Heritage Park Aquatic Complex […]

Hickman High School Pool (Audit) - Columbia, MO

City of Columbia, Missouri and Columbia School District commissioned the team of DLR Group and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in April, 2007, for the swimming pool located at Hickman High School. The Park and Recreation Department and School District currently share responsibilities of the pool.  The 43-year-old L-shaped pool consists of six […]

Hillard Natatorium (Study) - Hilliard, OH

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with NBBJ Architects completed a Feasibility Study evaluating options for the renovation of the existing recreation center and the addition of a new natatorium. Programming requirements included supporting the competitive swim teams at the local high schools as well as long-course swimming for the community.

Hillard Pools (Audit and Study) - Hilliard, OH

After an audit of the two public swimming pools owned and operated by the City of Hillard in October 2014, an operational assessment for the Comprehensive Parks and Public Spaces Master Plan was developed by Edsall & Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker. The study planned for the future aquatic offerings throughout Hillard including the feasibility of a […]

Hillyard Pool - Spokane, WA

In early 2007, ALSC Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker teamed to complete the public input design process for the replacement of Hillyard Pool in the eastern region of Spokane. During this input process, the community was very involved and excited about the prospect of a new pool. The families were interactive and forthcoming during the voting on […]

Hilton Hotel Pool – Columbus - Columbus, OH

Hilton Columbus Downtown offers a contemporary presence in the eclectic urban hub of Columbus, Ohio. The hotel, reflecting the spirit and energy of the area, is connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Nationwide Arena. The project is a collaboration among the Franklin County Commissioners, Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority, City of Columbus, and […]

Hines School Natatorium - Newport News, VA

This facility features an indoor 50-meter pool with bulkhead and springboard diving.

Hinsdale Central High School Pool (Audit) - Hinsdale, IL

This survey/audit studied the existing facility and its renovation needs.

Hinsdale School District Pools (Audit) - Hinsdale, IL

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by ARCON Associates to provide an assessment of the existing swimming pools at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools.  The assessment identified items not operating as designed, meeting the current administrative codes, or meeting the current industry standard.  An estimate of probable cost was developed for correction of the deficiencies detailed […]

Hinsdale South High School Pool (Audit) - Hinsdale, IL

This survey/audit studied the existing facility and its renovation needs.

Hocking Hills State Park Lodge Pool (Audit) - Logan, OH

Authorized by the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Abbot Studios commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in August 2015.  The swimming pool at Hocking Hills State Park Lodge was constructed in 1971.  Improvements have been made to the pool and mechanical systems over the years with the most significant renovation in 1996.  The site […]

Holding Park Pool - Wake Forest, NC

  Photos courtesy of Yellow Dog Design Works Due to the discovery of significant structural issues, the original historic Holding Park Pool was demolished and replaced with a new $3.2 million aquatic center. Completed in 2018, the new facility is comprised of three bodies of water, including lap pool, a plunge pool, and a children’s […]

Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic Pool - Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Clinic has added an affordable, extended-stay housing alternative for patients and their families with the recent opening of the nine-story, 276-room Holiday Inn Cleveland Clinic. The hotel was designed to accommodate the growing number of patients who travel long distances to receive care at Cleveland Clinic. It also gives patients an additional place to […]

Holiday Park Pool - Bloomington, IL

Counsilman-Hunsaker teamed with Thompson Dyke & Associates to renovate the outdated Holiday Park Pool in Bloomington, IL, to meet growing resident needs as well as current aquatic standards. The pool was renovated to meet the American Disability Act for accessibility, and to incorporate an innovative children’s play area, including zero-depth entry, a waterslide, and several […]

Holiday World Splashin’ Safari (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Santa Claus, IN

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to conduct an Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment and three unannounced site-visits through the CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staffing, and the facility’s communication system and emergency […]

Holland Community Aquatic Center - Holland, MI

Holland Community Aquatic Center was rated the best indoor public/non-profit facility in the nation by Aquatics International magazine and the host of NCAA Division III Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships in 2006. The center offers a diving pool, fitness room, hot tub, spinning vortex, water cannons, a 150-foot-long waterslide, and more. Amenities […]

Homewood Community Center - Homewood, AL

Homewood residents now have a new place to enjoy the sunshine by the pool, keep fit, and entertain the kids. The outdoor eight lane, 25-yard pool offers a place where adults can exercise in the water while youngsters enjoy a spin around the vortex pool, and little ones can splash around in the separate zero […]

Hong Kong International School Pools (Audit) - Tai Tam, Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong International School (HKIS) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in May 2010. HKIS operates two swimming pools, an indoor swimming pool located at the primary schools in Repulse Bay and an outdoor pool located in at the middle school in Tai Tam. In addition to the audit, Counsilman-Hunsaker met with the […]

Hood County Recreation Center (Study) - Hood County, TX

One of the key recommendations of the 2011 City of Granbury Master Plan, performed by Halff Associates, was to partner with Hood County in building a recreation center in the next 5 to 10 years. In 2011, Hood County retained Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop three multi-generational recreation center options. The feasibility study […]

Horace Mann Park Pool - Rapid City, SD

In 2012, the City of Rapid City, South Dakota, retained the team of Fennel Design and Counsilman-Hunsaker to assess their existing aquatic facility at Horace Mann Park and to provide options for renovation or replacement of the existing 50-meter pool which had reached physical and functional obsolescence. The team developed three concepts and provided an […]

Hot Springs State Park – Star Plunge Mineral Pools and TePee Pools (Audit) - Thermopolis, WY

Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted site visits to the existing aquatic centers at Star Plunge Mineral Pools and TePee Pools in Hot Springs State Park. Conditions were evaluated and interviews were conducted with personnel familiar with the construction and operation of the facility. Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary recommendations and probable […]

Hotchkiss School Natatorium - Lakeville, CT

For Hotchkiss School aquatics, 2002 was a big and exciting year—it marked the grand opening of the new natatorium for the school’s Bearcat swim teams. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Ellerbe Becket designed this world-class aquatic facility to meet the school and Athletic Department’s programming goals and objectives. This excellent pool is used for lap […]

Houston Aquatic Center (Study) - Houston, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained by the Downtown Visitors Convention Bureau with the City of Houston to develop a Feasibility Study for housing the aquatic venue for the Olympics in the City of Houston. Three options were developed with numerous programming alternatives.

Houston-Harris County Aquatic Center - Harris County, TX

In 1999 and 2001, Harris County, Texas, retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a feasibility study to develop aquatic options for current and future aquatic programming at the former Houston Oiler’s training complex. Four concepts were developed to emphasize a facility capable of hosting competition meets. Each concept was analyzed and estimates were made for project costs, […]

Howard County Aquatic Facility (Study) - Howard County, MD

The Maryland State Board of Public Works awarded a $50,000 grant to Howard County’s Department of Recreation & Parks to fund an aquatic development plan to determine aquatic needs for a growing Howard County. Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks selected Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic facility options that would help them make an educated […]

Hueston Woods Lodge & Conference Center Pools (Audit) - College Corner, OH

In May 2016, Schorr Architects, Inc. commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit.  The Ohio Department of Natural Resources commissioned this audit to assist in identifying items that were substandard or not operating as designed. Counsilman-Hunsaker evaluated the existing outdoor and indoor bodies of water, with an evaluation of their respective mechanical systems, and […]

Huntsville Aquatics Center - Huntsville, AL

Photo credit: Pat Hood Photography The city’s new 90,000 sq. ft Huntsville Aquatics Center opened in July 2017. The stunning new facility features three large pools, new restrooms, conference and hospitality space, offices and concessions, and a new terrace overlooking the Brahan Spring Park lagoon. This incredible facility will enable the city to serve more […]

Huron High School Natatorium - Ann Arbor, MI

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Ann Arbor Architects Collaborative designed an indoor 25-yard by 104-feet competition pool with a movable bulkhead suitable for water polo.

Hurst, TX – Chisholm Pool and Central Pool - Hurst, TX

In 2014, the City of Hurst received funding from the municipality’s half-cent sales tax to renovate the 18-year old Central Pool and replace the 17-year old Chisholm Pool. Over the years the city has very dedicated to maintaining the aquatic centers to provide exciting aquatic programming to the community. The 2014 initiative has ensured that […]

Illinois State University – Normal, IL (Audit) - Normal, IL

Illinois State University retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Farnsworth Group, to perform an aquatic assessment of the Metcalf Laboratory School’s swimming pool and associated support infrastructure and program spaces. Constructed in 1955, the pool underwent a basin repair project in 2000 to address voids under the basin and reseal the pool construction (perimeter and lateral) […]

Illinois State University – School of Kinesiology and Recreation - Normal, IL

The 180,000 sq. ft. School of Kinesiology and Recreation building is a hub for campus activity, and has revitalized the existing McCormick Hall, which was opened in 1925 and was remodeled in 1961, and the Student Fitness Center. Administrative, educational and instructional spaces were added in a new west addition to the building, which extends […]

Indian Hills Country Club Pool (Audit and Study) - Bowling Green, KY

In January 2006, Indian Hills Country Club commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a swimming pool audit for their outdoor swimming pools so as to assist with planning for their future aquatics program. Counsilman-Hunsaker visited the site and evaluated the overall condition of the pool including its mechanical system. Acomprehensive report was produced to provide an opinion […]

Indian Wells Valley Economic Development Corporation Pool (Study) - Ridgecrest, CA

The Indian Wells Valley Economic Development Corporation retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a feasibility study for a new indoor and outdoor aquatic center in Ridgecrest, CA.  Several conceptual designs were developed to include indoor and outdoor leisure options. Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted public input and aquatic stake holders’ meetings with the local college, school district, hospital, and city […]

Indiana State University – Arena Pool (Audit) - Terre Haute, IN

In December 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a swimming pool audit of the Arena Pool at Indiana State University (ISU). The report was based on both visual observations and a discussion with ISU staff members. With the university starting a women’s swimming and diving program, updating the natatorium was the focus of the audit, listing deficiencies and […]

Indiana State University – Student Recreation Center - Terre Haute, IN

Open spaces, natural lighting, and bright colors, the new ISU Rec Center encompasses 110,000 sq. ft., making it one of the largest non-academic facilities on campus. Amenities within the structure include a three-court gymnasium, multi-purpose court for indoor soccer and field hockey, and a large aquatic center with a leisure/lap pool and whirlpool spa. In […]

Indiana University – Indiana Athletics Excellence Spas - Bloomington, IN

Photo courtesy of Jason Keen Located on the campus of Indiana University (IU), the Indiana Athletics Excellence is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a home for the Excellence Academy program, which is one of the most innovative and effective personal development programs in all intercollegiate athletics.  The $48 million, 66,600 sq. ft. facility encloses the […]

Indiana University Natatorium - Bloomington, IN

Counsilman Hunsaker was the design consultant for a 50-meter x 25-yard pool plus a separate diving pool with a 10-meter tower.

Iolani School Pool - Honolulu, HI

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 50-meter by 25-yard outdoor pool that includes a bulkhead.

Iowa State University – Campus Recreation and Wellness Center - Ames, IA

February 2012 marked the highly-anticipated Grand Opening of the newly refurbished student recreation center, State Gym. This expansion and renovation provides the campus with a comprehensive west-campus-based recreational facility which compliments the choice of recreational activities currently available at the Lied Recreation and Athletic Complex on the east side of the campus. The renovation project […]

Irmo Chapin Aquatic Center (Study) - Irmo Chapin, SC

The Irmo-Chapin Recreation Commission retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research a family aquatic recreation concept and to provide information that will help in making an educated decision on how best to proceed regarding the construction of an aquatic center. The purpose of this Facility Impact Study was to provide a preparatory, comprehensive analysis focusing on a […]

Itasca Water Park (Audit) - Itasca, IL

In February 2005, the Itasca Park District retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate the existing Itasca Water Park. The Park District commissioned this audit to identify items that are substandard or not operating as designed. The audit provided the Itasca Park District an assessment and the associated costs for aquatic planning improvements to achieve new standards for […]

Ithaca College – Athletics and Events Complex - Ithaca, NY

Contributions from more than 2,600 donors made possible for the $65.5 million Athletics and Events Complex on the campus of Ithaca College. The complex will directly benefit the 50 percent of the student body that participates in Bombers’ athletics and intramural sports programs, and it will also house the largest indoor event venue in Tompkins […]

IUPUI Natatorium - Indianapolis, IN

In 1981, Counsilman-Hunsaker served as the design consultant for this premier competition pool, which has been recognized as one of the fastest pools in the world with records set by athletes from many countries. This impressive facility was selected to host the 2008 Olympic Diving Trials, marking the fifth time since 1984 that the City […]

Ja-Lu Splashpad - Greenville, TX

Ja-Lu Community Park sits on land that was generously donated and dedicated to the citizens of Greenville by Lou and Jack Finney. Originally, this site was home to the Ja-Lu Pool which opened in July of 1993. In 2017, after many years of faithful service, the Ja-Lu Pool needed major repairs and was demolished. The […]

Jacinto City Swimming Pool - Jacinto, TX

In May 2018, the residents of Jacinto City celebrated the grand opening of their outdoor new pool after not having a swimming pool for the last two summers due to the old pool being unusable. Unfortunately, it floated up out of the ground severely damaging the pool structure and adjoining concrete apron surrounding the pool […]

Jack Carter Pool - Plano, TX

The original Jack Carter Pool, built in 1983, was shut down in 2013 due to mechanical deficiencies. In addition to the aging pool being functionally obsolete, a study was conducted by the Federal Emergency management Agency which showed that the pool’s current location was in a 100-year floodplain. To overcome this challenge, the new pool […]

Jack Rehageen Pool - St. Ann, MO

In 2001, Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Terraspec renovated the existing outdoor L-shape pool at Jack Rehageen Swimming Pool to include a separate waterslide and catch pool, and a separate play feature area.

Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA - Ft. Wayne, IN

Photos courtesy of JRL Photography The new Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA was created to be a fully accessible facility designed with people with special needs in mind. The Y received a generous donation of $2 million from the AWS Foundation expanding its program for people with intellectual and development disabilities helping them function at […]

Jacksonville State University – Recreation and Fitness Center - Jacksonville, AL

Photos courtesy of Tommy Daspit Photographer Jacksonville State dedicated its state-of-the-art Recreation and Fitness Center in January 2018. The new building is a game-changer for the university, both as a recruitment tool for future students and as a hub of campus life for current students.  The 101,000 sq. ft. facility has a glass exterior, four gymnasiums, […]

Jal Public Schools Aquatic Center (Business Plan) - Jal, NM

In February of 2018, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Parkhill Smith & Cooper and Jal Public Schools to provide a facility-specific business plan for the aquatic center being constructed in Jal, NM. Counsilman-Hunsaker developed the business plan based on the proposed programming, staff levels, and operational hours of the facility and presented the findings to Jal […]

James City County Pool (Study) - Williamsburg, VA

James City County retained the consulting team of Conventions, Sports, & Leisure International, Sports Facilities Advisory, and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an independent assessment of the market and financial feasibility of both a competitive natatorium with a 50-meter pool and an indoor recreation sports facility. Both facilities were envisioned as economic generators, therefore, a key focus […]

James City/Williamsburg Recreation Center - Williamsburg, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a stretch-25 that includes a bulkhead.

James Madison University – Student Recreation Center - Harrisburg, VA

Photos courtesy of Sam Fentress Photography In 2015, James Madison University completed a significant addition and renovation to their University Recreation Center. The original recreation center opened in 1996 and was designed to accommodate 12,500 students. With current enrollment approaching 20,000, space is at a premium, and the existing facility was not able to serve […]

James Stone Aquatic Center (Audit) - Escondido, CA

The City of Escondido commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the James Stone Aquatic Center, constructed in the early 1980s. Recommendations included a full equipment room replacement to better meet the needs of the operating and maintenance staff, the re-plastering of the pool, and replacement of the starting block anchors on the […]

Jasper High School Natatorium - Jasper, IN

High school varsity swimming is typically well-supported in most communities across the United States; however, many schools lack the ideal facility for training and competition. Because quality pool time is typically scarce in most areas, renting pool time from area facilities can be challenging due to conflicting agendas; thus, pool availability can diminish as facilities […]

Jasper Swimming Pool (Study) - Jasper, IN

Faced with a growing population, the city of Jasper commissioned Hafer Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatic feasibility study. The study addressed the replacement of Jasper’s outdated municipal swimming pool located in Jaycee Park. A needs assessment was performed to identify community desires so that outdoor pool concepts could potentially meet those needs within […]

Jefferson Barracks Hospital- VA Medical Center Pool - St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a full-service health care facility providing inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, as well as over 65 subspecialty areas. It is a two-division facility that serves veterans and their families in east central Missouri and southwestern Illinois. The Jefferson Barracks Division is […]

Jenks High School Natatorium Renovation - Jenks, OK

The Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center offers two swimming facilities: a 50-meter competition pool and a six lane, 25-meter instructional pool. In March 2019, Counsilman-Hunsaker completed the renovation of the six lane, 25-meter instructional pool.  Upgrades included the structural repair of the pool deck, limited repair of cracked pool interior tile finish, and replacement of the […]

Jesuit Academy and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands - Carter Lake, IA

Jesuit Academy and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands teamed together to improve and share Camp Nakomis in Carter Lake, Iowa.  The Jesuit Academy did the fundraising while the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands offered the land for the project. The Boys & Girls Clubs host summer camps at Camp Nakomis, […]

Jewish Community Center – Buffalo (Study) - Buffalo, NY

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC) commissioned Counsilman – Hunsaker to provide swimming pool concepts for the future expansion of the Benderson Family Building.  Offering both indoor and outdoor aquatics, the JCC has experienced overcrowding and the need to expand has become inevitable. The goal of the study was to assist in defining […]

Jewish Community Center – Greater Boston (Study) - Boston, MA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston in Newton, MA in September 2016 to review and analyze their existing aquatic center operations in order to identify areas where they could increase revenue, reduce expenses and enhance program offerings to their members.  The study evaluated the effectiveness of their swim lesson and […]

Jewish Community Center – Rockville, MD (Audit) - Rockville, MD

JCC of Greater Washington commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor competition pool, the outdoor main pool and outdoor wading pool.  The audit included a visual inspection of the current conditions of the pools (including pool finishes, deck areas, gutter and filtration systems, pool water heating equipment, chemical feed and control […]

Jewish Community Center Pool – Asheville, NC - Asheville, NC

The Asheville Jewish Community Center (JCC) is the heart of Asheville’s warm and welcoming Jewish community. At the JCC, all are welcome to share in Jewish traditions, values and culture. The JCC has been the home for Jewish life in Western North Carolina since 1940, and today continues to be a vibrant and diverse community […]

Jewish Community Center Pool – Atlanta, GA - Dunwoody, GA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with D.M. Bennett designed an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool with stepped entry.

Jewish Community Center Pool – Newton, MA - Newton, MA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Bruner-Cott & Associates designed an outdoor 6-lane, short-course pool with an attached leisure pool featuring a waterslide.

Jewish Community Center Pool – Pittsburg, PA - Pittsburg, PA

This facility features an indoor 25-yard pool with spa.

Jewish Community Center Pool – San Antonio, TX - San Antonio, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 25-meter by 25-yard outdoor pool.

Jewish Community Center Pool – Schenectady, NY - Schenectady, NY

This pool features an outdoor 25-yard pool.

Jewish Community Center Pool – St. Louis, MO - St. Louis, MO

This facility features an indoor 25-yard pool with spa.

Johnston Iowa Aquatics – Camp Dodge Swimming Pool (Audit) - Johnston, IA

In January 2004, Counsilman Hunsaker performed a facility audit on the Camp Dodge swimming pool and provided options for the future. The study included an option to repair the existing swimming pool, an option to renovate the existing swimming pool and an option to replace the existing swimming pool with a family aquatic center. The […]

Jonesboro Recreation Center (Study) - Jonesboro, AR

The City of Jonesboro, Arkansas, is a regional draw in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. The Jonesboro Parks and Recreation Department operates the only municipal pool in the area, consisting of an outdoor 25-meter L-shaped pool. While being a destination hub with a growing population, the well-maintained but aged facility is facing physical obsolescence with […]

Jonesboro Senior Center Pool - Jonesboro, GA

Hand Design sought the aquatic expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop and design a therapy pool for the Jonesboro Senior Center. The 1,500 sq. ft. salt-water therapy pool is equipped with saline chlorine generation system, and a hydraulic lift for disabled users, and handrails designed around the pool’s perimeter for ease of therapy and exercise sessions. […]

Jorgensen Family YMCA - Ft. Wayne, IN

  The Jorgensen Family YMCA is a 78,000 sq. ft. facility offering a variety of activities for the residents of Ft. Wayne. The facility features a natatorium, an aerobics studio, a dance studio, two gymnasiums, an indoor track, a fitness center, a child care section, a children’s activity room, meeting rooms, and a medical wing […]

Joule Hotel Terrace Pool - Dallas, TX

Boutique Hotel is a term used to describe intimate, luxurious hotel environments that differentiate themselves from the norm. Providing exceptional and personalized levels of accommodations and services (without the sense of sameness), boutique hotels offer unique architectural style, chic interior design, and often unusual pools. The Joule Urban Resort, a 1927 art deco building in […]

Jurupa Aquatic Center (Aquatic Business Plan) - Riverside, CA

Riverside County Regional Park and Open-Space District retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an Aquatic Business Plan to manage its aquatic resources for the new Jurupa Aquatic Center. The plan gave direction to successfully enable staff to prepare for the district’s aquatic operations, using best management practices and operational efficiencies. The Jurupa Aquatic Center is a new […]

Jury Memorial Pool - New Haven, IN

The new Haven Park & Recreation Department has provided quality aquatic facilities and programs for over 40 years. A committee was formed in November of 2005 to study the feasibility of replacing Jury Memorial Swimming Pool, which had pool structural issues, safety concerns, and a growing list of ongoing maintenance costs. Through the survey process, […]

Kali School and Nunamuit School Pools (Audit) - Barrow, AK

In March 2011, theNorth SlopeBoroughSchool Districtcommissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Burkhart Croft Architects to provide a facility audit for two swimming pools in the district: Kali School and Nunamuit School. The school district commissioned this audit to identify items that were substandard, not to currentAlaska’s Department of Education and Department of Environmental Health swimming pool requirements, or […]

Kansas City Aquatic Facilities (Audits and Study) - Kansas City, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired in association with Bucher, Willis & Ratliff Corporation to audit 11 outdoor aquatic facilities located in Kansas City, Missouri. After compiling information such as the market area demographics, national and international swimming trends and local construction costs, Counsilman-Hunsaker created an Aquatics Master Plan for the city. The existing pools were in need […]

Kansas State University – Ahern Pool (Master Plan) - Manhattan, KS

After a current-condition overview of the existing Ahern Pool was performed, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided recommendations to update the 1975 aquatic center, including benchmark facilities and a new programming of spaces.  

Katy ISD – Patricia E. Paetow High School Natatorium - Katy, TX

Photos courtesy of  Jamie Blanc Photography The eighth high school in the Katy Independent School District, celebrated its grand opening in September 2017. The 635,000 sq. ft campus is located on a 147-acre site and will serve over 3,000 students. The school has two 3-story academic wings with classrooms, a natatorium, science labs, collaboration spaces, […]

KCMO – The Springs Aquatic Center - Kansas City, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Bucher, Willis & Ratliff designed the new cutting-edge outdoor family waterpark at Tiffany Springs Park. The project was the culmination of three years of committed design and construction expertise with the ultimate goal of creating the most exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience the city could provide for its residents. The aquatic […]

Keller ISD Natatorium - Keller, TX

The City of Keller has been experiencing a strong, growing economy, and since 1996, the Keller Independent School District has opened 12 new schools. Among the explosive growth came the need for an aquatic complex that would complement the programming needs and objectives of the School District and community at large. In 2003, the 36,720 […]

Kelly Walsh High School Natatorium - Casper, WY

In 2015, Kelly Walsh High School commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an evaluation on the existing swimming pool and provide recommendations for future use. The existing 25-meter swimming pool was constructed in 1977 and was nearing the end of its useful life expectancy.  Ultimately, the school district was interested in determining the ideal approach for the […]

Kempsville Recreation Center - Kempsville, VA

Photo credit: Studio SMW In 2009, a facility assessment was conducted on the aging Kempsville Recreation Center, originally opened in 1977, rating the overall condition of the existing facility as “poor.” Improvements were needed for accessibility and ADA compliance, and the plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems were nearing the end of their lifecycles. The existing pool […]

Kendal at Oberlin Pools - Oberlin, OH

The Kendal at Oberlin indoor pools, built in 1995, were audited by Counsilman-Hunsaker in April 2009. The assessment evaluated the existing lap pool and therapy pool as well as their respective mechanical systems. The report explored new technologies and equipment to assist the pool staff with pool operations as well as enhance the natatorium and […]

Kenilworth Municipal Pool (Audit) - Petaluma, CA

The Kenilworth Municipal Pool Audit focused on the current state of the 1966 swimming pools and recommended improvements required in order to provide a safe and sanitary environment for swimmers that would meet the current state code regulations. Counsilman Hunsaker identified significant issues that needed to be addressed (most significantly, the separation of the wading […]

Kenilworth-Parkside Recreation Center - Washington, DC

Photo credit Stacy Goldberg The Department of General Services partnered with the Department of Parks and Recreation to design and build a recreation center for the community at the former Kenilworth Elementary School site. The project includes the addition of a competition-sized gymnasium, as well as an outdoor pool with a pool house and various […]

Kennett Family Aquatic Center (Study) - Kennett, MO

The city of Kennett, Missouri, retained Counsilman Hunsaker to evaluate the possibility of replacing their existing outdoor swimming pool.

Kent State University – Student State University - Kent, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker, selected as the lead aquatic consultant with Hastings & Chivetta, designed this first-class student recreation and wellness center at Kent State University. The existing facility was outdated, overcrowded, and unable to accommodate the university and community programming and activity needs. Responsible for the aquatic component of the new center, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed an aquatic facility […]

Kenyon College – James A. Steen Aquatic Center - Gambier, OH

The award-winning, $70-million James A. Steen Aquatic Center, designed by Gund Partnership in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker, offers a spacious, welcoming, and architecturally stunning 263,000 sq. ft. collegiate center. Open views and abundant natural light throughout promote friendly interaction while saving energy. To control noise and streamline the roof profile, mechanical systems were located and distributed […]

Ketchikan Aquatic Center - Ketchikan, AK

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Recreation Center has expanded with the addition of a new 21,000 sq. ft. aquatic center connecting to the existing recreation center. This new state‐of‐the‐art facility serves as host to regional swim meets and also meets the recreational needs of the community. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District plans to use the […]

Kettering Recreation Complex – Adventure Reef Water Park - Kettering, OH

The Kettering Recreation Complex, a hub of sports, fitness and aquatics activity for thousands of citizens in the City of Kettering and surrounding cities, began a major renovation in August 2010. Two of the most visible changes were the construction of an 8,000 sq. ft. fitness addition and a significant refurbishment of the renovated and […]

Kiel High School Natatorium (Audit) - Fond du Lac, WI

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the Kiel School District to provide a swimming pool audit for the competition pool at the Kiel High School natatorium which was originally constructed in 1970.  The structure of the pool exhibited significant and frequent structural cracks as well as water loss at nearly all penetrations.  Also, the pool chemistry was […]

Kihei Community Center - Kihei, HI

This community center features an outdoor 8-lane, 50-meter pool with bulkhead and a separate 25-meter by 25-yard training pool.

Killeen Family Aquatic Center - Killeen, TX

With a maximum capacity of 780 people, Lion’s Club Park Family Aquatic Center offers over 13,000 sq. ft. of water area including a multi-use recreation pool, a deep water plunge activity pool, and a six lane 25-yard competition pool with one-meter diving. For a public water recreation park, there are few facilities in Central Texas […]

King Abdullah Academy Natatorium - Herndon, VA

Photo courtesy of James Steinkamp Photography The Saudi Arabian government has built a new school named, King Abdullah Academy located Herndon, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C.  The school caters to children from Pre-school to Grade 12. The King Abdullah Academy replaced the existing Islamic Saudi Academy due to the facility’s age and ongoing maintenance needs. The […]

Kingsport Aquatic Center (Operational Audit) - Kingsport, TN

In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker acted as a third party to assist the City of Kingsport and the YMCA to form a partnership agreement to expand YMCA offerings. Counsilman-Hunsaker’s experience in nationwide research and engaging in conversations with third party consortiums on the city’s behalf proved effective in a mutual interest and common vision in the major capital asset between […]

Kino Junior High School Pool - Mesa, AZ

The Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities Department (PRCFD) of the City of Mesa in conjunction with Mesa Public Schools, identified the existing swimming pool at Kino Junior High School required a major renovation in order to meet current and future community aquatic needs. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Langdon Wilson Architects was selected to design […]

Kirksville Aquatic Center - Kirksville, MO

In 1997, the City of Kirksville, MO, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop design options for renovation of their existing community pool. After conducting a Feasibility Study, Counsilman-Hunsaker developed five options for the city’s consideration. These design scenarios included repair, renovation, and replacement of the existing aquatic center. It was recommended that a new facility would be […]

Kirkwood Aquatic Center (Audit) - Kirkwood, MO

Following the 2018 outdoor pool season, the City of Kirkwood commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a facility audit on the Kirkwood Aquatic Center. Constructed in 1999, the aquatic center has served the city and surrounding communities for nearly 20 years. When the facility opened to the public, it was one of the first modern outdoor family […]

Kirkwood High School Natatorium (Study) - Kirkwood, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker conducted a Feasibility Study in 1998 which offered three options for developing a new natatorium for the high school. The emphasis was on creating a facility capable of hosting competitive swimming for varsity athletics as while still providing community-oriented aquatic value for the City of Kirkwood.

Knights of Columbus Aquatic Center (Study) - Springfield, IL

The Knights of Columbus needed assistance in developing concepts for a new outdoor family aquatic center. Counsilman Hunsaker developed a number of options listing construction project costs of each. The report was used as a basis for design/build contract in developing a new family aquatic center.

Knolls Resort Condominiums Pool (Audit) - Osage Beach, MO

Knolls Resort Condominiums commissioned Counsilman – Hunsaker (CH) to perform an audit by evaluating the existing bodies of water including the mechanical system, and to provide an opinion of probable cost for deficient items needing repair or replacement. CH found the outdoor pool had several issues most of which were either the subsoil subsidence and/or an […]

Kodiak Island Community Swimming Pool - Kodiak, AK

In 2004, the Kodiak Island Borough retained the team of ECI/Hyer and Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a Feasibility Study for the information necessary to replace the existing Kodiak Island Borough High School’s aquatic facility. The design team facilitated partnership discussions between the city, the school district, and the Borough to develop a needs assessment for aquatic […]

Kodiak U.S.C.G. Pool - Kodiak, AK

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Architects Alaska, Inc. designed a new 25-yard T-shaped pool with training tower.

Kokomo Family YMCA - Kokomo, IN

Photos courtesy of Kyle Miron Photography The Kokomo YMCA celebrated the grand opening of its new $16 million facility in February 2016. The open-concept design of the new 83,000 sq. ft. facility allows staff to oversee operations across the facility quite easily. Features includes an aquatics center, a double gym that sits ten feet below […]

Korte Recreation Center - Highland, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker, in association with Korte Design, designed an indoor 5,000-square-foot leisure pool with a waterslide, participatory play features, water vortex, zero-beach entry, current river and three fitness lap lanes. The facility also includes a 137-square-foot whirlpool spa.

Kosciusko Pool and Recreation Center (Study) - Brooklyn, NY

The New York City Parks Department retained the team of Sage and Coombe Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate alternative ways to use the Kosciusko Pool and Recreation Center. Following a review of neighborhood recreational amenities, the team identified several creative and practical conceptual design and programmatic options that addresses the demand for year-round multiple-use recreational […]

Kroc Center – Chicago, IL - Chicago, IL

The 160,000 sq. ft. Kroc Center is a state-of-the-art ministry, community and social service facility in one of Chicago’s most underserved areas. It is the culmination of five years of planning and massive fundraising efforts.  The primary component of the Kroc Center is its sports training and recreation facilities. The Center features an indoor aquatic […]

Kroc Center – Kerrville, TX - Kerrville, TX

Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonald’s restaurants’ founder Ray Kroc, bequeathed $1.5 billion to the Salvation Army solely for the purpose of establishing centers of opportunity, education, recreation, and inspiration to be known as “Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers”. According to the trust, a Kroc Center is to be highly visible […]

Kroc Center – Omaha, NE - Omaha, NE

Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonald’s restaurants’ founder Ray Kroc, bequeathed $1.5 billion to the Salvation Army solely for the purpose of establishing centers of opportunity, education, recreation, and inspiration to be known as “Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers”. According to the trust, a Kroc Center is to be highly visible […]

La Alma Pool at Lincoln Park - Denver, CO

La Alma Pool located at Lincoln Park in central Denver was one of the city’s oldest recreational structures that had lasted for over 100 years. In 2008, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a Facility Audit at the La Alma Pool to assess various issues concerning the lifecycle of the pools and to make recommendations for repairs and/or renovation. […]

La Joya ISD Sports and Learning Complex - La Joya, TX

In 2015, the City of La Joya retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform an operational pro forma analysis for an aquatic center for La Joya. The audit included an opinion of operating expenses with calculations for staff labor, insurance, repairs/maintenance, commodities, and utilities. Pleased with the results from the study, the La Joya ISD Sports and Learning […]

La Mirada Regional Aquatic Center - LaMirada, CA

In September 2005, the City of La Mirada commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop cutting-edge aquatic options and to provide research that would assist the city in making decisions on how best to proceed with the design and construction of an outdoor aquatic center. The study’s objective was to identify and evaluate current aquatic programming and facilities, […]

Laguna Woods Village Pool - Laguna Woods, CA

Laguna Woods Village commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Club House #5 swimming pool and spa, both constructed in 1978.  Only minor improvements to address maintenance issues have been made to the pool’s mechanical system since the facility’s original opening. The pool and spa are currently being used by the residents […]

Lahaina Aquatic Center - Lahaina, HI

This facility features a 50-meter x 25-yard outdoor swimming complex.

Lake Front Park Swimming Pools (Audit) - Grosse Pointe, MI

Grosse Pointe Woods commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit of the Lake Front Park swimming pools. The Facility Audit evaluated the 30-year-old existing bodies of water, including the mechanical systems, while incorporating commentary regarding repair and renovations. Beyond normal maintenance, three past renovations to the facility included installation of the PVC liners, replacement […]

Lake Health Brunner Sanden Deitrick Wellness Campus Pool - Mentor, OH

Photos courtesy of Carrie Beth Garland Photography This two-story, 85,000 sq. ft. facility has redefined community health care and wellness by providing urgent care, access to medical care, and a health and wellness fitness center to a currently underserved portion of the community and surrounding area. Located adjacent to Mentor High School, the facility will […]

Lake of the Woods Association - Locust Grove, VA

Lake of the Woods Association, Inc. (LOWA) is a community association of 4,256 private home lots and over 8,000 residents. The community provides many amenities including a private lake around which home sites are located, a clubhouse, two pool complexes, a community center, golf course, and stables, most of which are close to 50 years […]

Lake Oswego District Aquatics Center (Study) - Lake Oswego, OR

On behalf of the local aquatics community, the Lake Oswego Swim Club commissioned a study by Counsilman-Hunsaker to help school and city planners form a vision for a new aquatics center to be funded by the Lake Oswego School District Facilities Bond. The study focused on form and function, budget and siting for an aquatic […]

Lake Park High School Pool (Study) - Roselle, IL

Wanting to place an aquatic facility adjacent to its East or West Campus dry-side fitness complex, Lake Park High School formed a consortium with four park districts within its boundaries: Bloomingdale, Itasca, Medinah, and Roselle. The consortium retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to complete a feasibility study in order to maximize the potential of providing fitness synergy to […]

Lakeview High School Natatorium - Battle Creek, MI

Lakeview High School wanted a swimming pool that not only met the competitive needs of the program, but also provided a great place to teach swimming. With the requirement of keeping water depth under starting blocks to 6’7”, this required a unique solution to provide deep water for competition and shallow water for lesson programming.  […]

Lakeview RecPlex - Pleasant Prairie, WI

The LakeView RecPlex, located inside Prairie Springs Park along the shores of scenic Lake Andrea, announced a second major expansion in 2008: a 13,000 sq. ft. 50-meter competition pool, the serious swimmer’s pool of choice. Made possible through a community focused partnership with ULINE, Inc., the 42,000 sq. ft. expansion to the existing center includes […]

Lakeway Aquatic Center (Study) - Lakeway, TX

In March 2000, Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman Hunsaker were retained to assist the City in developing options for consideration for a new aquatic facility to be located at one of four sites (World of Tennis, Barshop Tract, Lakeway Elementary School and City Park). Five concepts were developed at the direction of the Park Board. […]

Lamar (CISD) – Practice Pools - Rosenberg, TX

Photos courtesy of Judd Haggard Photography In 2013, the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) Board of Trustees approved a plan to build indoor 25-yard by 25-meter practice pool facilities at Foster High School, Fulshear High School, and George Ranch High School to supplement the district’s already exceptional aquatics program. The 15,700 sq. ft. natatoriums were […]

Lamar (CISD) Competition Pool - Rosenberg, TX

Photo credit: Jud Haggard Photography In 2013, the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) Board of Trustees approved a plan to build a competition swimming facility on the previous site of Lamar High School’s baseball field, as the baseball facilities were being redeveloped at a new location on the campus. The new natatorium will support […]

Lamar Family Aquatic Park - Lamar, MO

The City of Lamar retained Counsilman Hunsaker to develop a plan for replacing their existing 35-year-old pool with a Family Aquatic Center designed to provide aquatic amenities for a cross-section of the population. Based upon this information, the city council made a decision to proceed with construction documents. The new facility features three bodies of […]

Lancaster Community Center - Lancaster, TX

The City of Lancaster developed a new community center featuring a gymnasium and fitness area as well as a new natatorium. The natatorium features a 20-foot tall triple-spiral slide, a lazy river, a vortex, a zero-depth entry and four fitness lap lanes. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine in […]

Lasker Park Community Pool - Galveston, TX

In August 2017, the City of Galveston celebrated the grand opening of Galveston’s first community swimming pool. A historic moment for the city, the $4.1 million project provides its residents with a state-of-the-art facility, which includes a recreational pool with a kid-friendly play structure and a body slide, as well as an eight-lane short course […]

Laurel Lake Retirement Community Pool - Hudson, OH

Photo courtesy of Scott Pease Photography Laurel Lake Retirement Community, a Continuing Care Retirement Community with 488 residents, engaged the design team of Perspectus Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to design and implement a multi-phase Center for Healthy Living concept for the 25-year-old community. This recently completed phase includes the expansion of their existing wellness facilities to create […]

Laurel School Natatorium - Cleveland, OH

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Westlake Reed Leskosky designed an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard competition pool with capabilities for future 1-meter diving.

Lees Summit Aquatic Center (Study) - Lees Summit, MO

The City of Lee’s Summit retained Counsilman Hunsaker to work with the City’s Aquatics Visioning Task Force to research aquatic master planning resources and to provide information that will help Lee’s Summit determine the feasibility for developing new aquatic amenities in the community. The purpose of this Feasibility Study was to offer a preparatory, comprehensive […]

Lefrak City Residential Pool - Queens, NY

In 2017, Lefrak City completed a $70 million renovation which began in 2012 and includes substantial infrastructure and amenity upgrades to the mega-development. This signifies a new generation for LeFrak City as the community and surrounding area continue to thrive. LeFrak City consists of twenty 16-story residential buildings that house approximately 15,000 residents in 4,600 […]

Lehman College – City University of New York – Natatorium - New York City, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Rafael Vinoly designed an 8-lane, 50-meter pool with bulkhead and 1- and 3-meter diving boards.

Leitchfield Aquatic Center (Study) - Leitchfield, KY

The City of Leitchfield, Kentucky, was interested in developing a new aquatic facility by formulating a concept that was both efficient and exciting for the users. The team of Murphy Graves Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to assess the market and financial feasibility of potential aquatic options to help determine the best solution for the […]

Lenora Park Aquatic Center - Gwinnett County, GA

An aquatic center is the latest addition to Lenora Park, which is part of the City of Gwinnett County’s master plan to improve their park system. Lenora Park features a one-and-a-half mile paved multi-purpose trail, gymnasium, pavilion, playground, fishing lake, pastoral fields, and six baseball/softball fields. The unique, 18-hole disc golf course offers fun for […]

Lewis & Clark Community College Pool (Study) - Godfrey, IL

Lewis & Clark Community College Feasibility Study focused on several concepts to replace its 1963 indoor pool (renovated in 1989). The options not only provided competitive swimming but also added leisure swimming and dry fitness areas to enhance the aquatic center’s attraction to a broader market, representing a changing facet of the recreation scene at […]

Lewisville Aquatic Center (Study) - Lewisville, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Brinkley Sargent developed a Feasibility Study for the evaluation of two existing facilities, and provided planning for the future of aquatic programming in the city of Lewisville. This included the renovation of the existing facilities as well as the development of concepts for a new family aquatic center to be located in Lewisville.

Liberty Lagoon - Baton Rouge, LA

After conducting a facility audit on seven outdoor pools in East Baton Rouge Parish, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Parish to conduct a Feasibility Study to advise them on how to proceed with options that would stimulate activity, maintain a high profile for community amenities, and to recover costs. There were several public meetings that […]

Liberty Pool - Spokane, WA

In early 2007, the City of Spokane, Washington, retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and ALSC Architects to prepare construction documents for the replacement of obsolete aquatic centers at six municipal regional parks. Following an aggressive schedule of public meetings, the southeastern community (deeply involved throughout the process) had their say in the eventual outcome of […]

Lincoln University Natatorium - Jefferson City, MO

This small university founded at the end of the Civil War in Jefferson City, MO, desired an indoor competition pool adjacent to its existing athletic facility which includes a basketball court and weight room. Kennedy Associates in association with Counsilman Hunsaker designed a natatorium addition featuring an indoor 3,600 square foot 6-lane 25-yard pool with […]

Lincoln Way Central High School Natatorium - New Lenox, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 6-lane, 50-yard pool with bulkhead and diving boards.

Lindbergh School District Pool (Audit) - St. Louis, MO

This facility audit addressed the re-designing of the pool mechanical systems to meet current codes.

Lindsey Wilson College – Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center - Columbia, KY

The goal of the 73,000 sq. ft. Doris and Bob Holloway Health & Wellness Center (HWC) at Lindsey Wilson College is to promote social interaction, friendly competition, and a sense of team or personal accomplishment for participants of all skill levels and abilities. Components include cardiovascular equipment, indoor walking track, rock-climbing wall, three basketball courts, […]

Lion’s Junction Family Water Park - Temple, TX

Lions Junction is sparkling after its $2 million makeover thanks to a parks bond that passed in 2015. The upgrades included expanded, lighted parking, new restrooms, new -pool furniture, a 4,558 sq. ft., four lane, 25-yard pool with a diving board and climbing wall. The pool will expand the footprint of the waterpark as well […]

Lions Park Aquatic Center - Boonville, MO

Lions Park Aquatic Center is a new $3.5 million aquatic facility, which replaced the city’s outdated swimming pool. The new aquatic facility, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker and Peckham and Wright Architects, has over 9,300 sq. ft. of water. The Grand Opening of the new aquatic center was held in May 2011. The new facility includes an […]

Lions Pool (Audit) - Yakima, WA

Counsilman-Hunsaker completed a facility audit in April 2015 to the existing Lions Pool Indoor Aquatic Center in Yakima, Washington. The facility was originally constructed in 1972 and was an open air structure that was covered during the non-summer swim season with a temporary enclosure. During the summer months the cover was removed and the pool […]

Lions Spray Park - Cheyenne, WY

The City of Cheyenne, Wyoming, affectionately nicknamed“Magic City of the Plains” undoubtedly created magic in the new Lions Spray Park. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and architects Lyman Davidson Dooley designed this spectacular sprayground with interactive water play elements. Lions Spray Park’s guests are welcomed by jumping jets of shooting streams of water, directional jets sending […]

Lloyd Pool (Study) - Evansville, IN

The City of Evansville commissioned a study by Hafer and Counsilman-Hunsaker to help the city explore options for replacing the existing Lloyd Pool.  The study focused on form and function, budget, and location for an aquatics center. Initial findings were presented to members of the aquatic advisory committee. A 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool was […]

Lockport High School – East Campus Natatorium - Lockport, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Dahlquist & Lutzow designed an indoor 8-lane, 25-yard pool with diving boards and zero-beach entry.

Long Branch Public Schools Natatorium (Study) - Long Branch, NJ

The Long Branch Public Schools retained Counsilman Hunsaker to study an indoor competitive aquatic facility and to provide information that will help the School District make an educated decision on how best to proceed regarding the construction of the facility. The Long Branch Public Schools are interested in providing additional aquatic experiences in the form […]

Long Center Natatorium (Air Quality Audit) - Clearwater, FL

In June 2018, Counsilman‐Hunsaker and Long and Associates were retained by the City of Clearwater to provide a physical and operational audit to review the air quality in the natatorium at the Long Center Natatorium in Clearwater, Florida. The natatorium consists of one 50‐meter by 25‐yard competition pool and a three lane by 25‐yard teaching […]

Long Island University – Wellness, Recreation, and Athletic Center - Brooklyn, NY

Long Island University’s new 110,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Wellness, Recreation, and Athletic Center is home to the Long Island University Blackbirds basketball team. Moreover, the center is a premier recreation center for the entire student population. With a street level lobby overlooking the fitness center and natatorium, the building houses first-class health, recreation, and athletic […]

Louisiana State University – 50-Meter Pool Renovation – Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA

The Louisiana State University (LSU) natatorium is an NCAA swimming and diving facility serving as the home of the LSU Tigers and LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving teams. The natatorium features a 50-meter pool which can be converted into two 25-meter or 25-yard pools with the use of bulkheads. Also included is a championship […]

Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge – 50-Meter Pool (Audit) – Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA

In August 2004, Counsilman Hunsaker performed a facility audit to review and evaluate the 50-meter competition pool, diving pool, and the related systems including: pool structure, deck equipment, pool filter room, filtration and recirculation systems, chemical control, and treatment systems. The visit confirmed perceived deficiencies in the pool equipment systems and provided recommendations for complying […]

Louisiana State University – Outdoor Leisure Pool – Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LA

Designed to promote “healthy buildings for healthy bodies,” the renovation and expansion of the LSU Recreation Center increases student program offerings for fitness, leisure, wellness, aquatic and outdoor adventure in a sustainable, flexible environment. Completed in 2017, the new Student Recreation Center includes a lap pool, a one-of-a-kind lazy river, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts […]

Louisiana State University Natatorium – Eunice (Audit) - Eunice, LA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with MBSB Group, provided a facility audit of the swimming pool located in the Physical Education Building.  The audit of the indoor six lane 25-meter pool included a visual examination of the structural components of the swimming pool shell, evaluation of the pool mechanical, filtration and chemical treatment systems, and an assessment […]

Loveland High School Natatorium - Loveland, CO

The Thompson School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with DLR Group, for the replacement of the competition swimming pool at Loveland High School.  The existing pool had been empty for six years as the aluminum pool had major structural issues that concerned public officials about swimmer’s safety.  The pool also did not meet current Colorado […]

Lyons Pool (Audit) - Staten Island, NY

Urbahn Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Lyons Municipal Pool facility. The pool audit included two cost estimates to address the items identified in the report needing repair, replacement or renovation. The estimates addressed the physical obsolescence of a pool that was built in 1935 and renovated in 1993, as […]

Lyons Township High School Aquatic Center - LaGrange, IL

World-class improvements have occurred at the Lyons Township High School’s South campus. In 2006, the high school added a new aquatics center for student and community programming use. Dalquist & Lutzow Architects sought the aquatics expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to design the natatorium. State-of-the-art features of the 37,000 sq. ft. aquatic facility include: Six lane stretch […]

Mabee Health and Fitness Complex - Fort Smith, AR

This facility houses the Mabee Health and Fitness Complex and the Marvin Altman Fitness Center. The natatorium includes a barrel-vaulted skylight and a linear aluminum ceiling over the 25-yard indoor pool. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Architectural Showcase Magazine in 1989.

Macalester College – Leonard Center Athletic & Wellness Complex - St. Paul, MN

Combining the best of fitness, sports and recreation with a nod to leisure and social interaction, the new Leonard Center Athletic & Wellness Complex at Macalester College integrates a diverse audience and unique missions – education and health, competition and recreation. The Leonard Center appeals to all with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, fieldhouse, gymnasium, and a […]

Madison Aquatic Center (Study) - Madison, IN

The City of Madison currently owns a swimming pool (built in 1938) that was part of the WPA project. Counsilman Hunsaker, in association with Ratio Architects, was hired to complete a Feasibility Study that provides options exploring the future of aquatics in Madison. Four options were studied for construction and project cost, as well as revenue […]

Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences Complex - Chicago, IL

Malcolm X College and School of Health Sciences is the healthcare education hub of the City Colleges of Chicago system which focuses on the hands-on training of allied health professionals. It provides training opportunities for the estimated 84,000 new healthcare employees who are projected to work in Chicago over the next decade. The new 545,000 […]

Manchester Recreation Complex – Fred Deadman Park - Manchester, TN

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Hart Freeland Roberts Architects, was commissioned by the City of Manchester to design a new natatorium that would provide a host of swim activities for the community, including a venue to train and hold local swim meets. In addition, the pool would be a resource to other athletes and community members […]

Mansfield Activities Center (Study) - Mansfield, TX

The Mansfield Activities Center (MAC) is a 23,431 sq. ft. recreation center that opened in 2001 and provides social, educational, wellness, and athletic activities for all ages. The center offers a gymnasium, game room, arts and crafts room, multipurpose room, kitchen, and the home to the Mansfield Senior Citizens program. However, MAC has been determined […]

Mansfield Area Community YMCA - Mansfield, OH

Mansfield YMCA retained Counsilman Hunsaker to assist in programming and developing options for a new YMCA. Counsilman Hunsaker developed five options for consideration. The project was approved to move forward into the design phase; Counsilman Hunsaker in association with architect, Steve Bilestein was retained to develop the construction documents. The indoor leisure pool includes a […]

Mansfield City School District Aquatic Center (Study) - Mansfield, OH

The Mansfield City School District considered the development of a new aquatic center to support competitive swimming for the district and region. The initial concept being studied includes a 50-meter by 25-yard pool with two movable bulkheads and springboard diving.

MAPS 3 Senior Health and Wellness Center #1 - Oklahoma City, OK

Photo Credit Simonhurst Photography As the first of four Senior Wellness Centers funded by the third iteration of the incredibly successful MAPS initiatives in Oklahoma City, Counsilman-Hunsaker worked closely with project stakeholders, the city’s program consultant, and the facility operator to confirm a building program that would serve the target demographic needs for a wide […]

MAPS3 Senior Health & Wellness Center #2 – Pete White Health & Wellness - Oklahoma City, OK

The Pete White Health & Wellness Center is the second of four Senior Health & Wellness Centers funded by the third iteration of the MAPS initiatives promoting healthy, active lifestyles, social interaction and overall quality of life for Oklahoma City residents 50 years and older. To accomplish these objectives, the 39,000 sq. ft. facility includes […]

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Training Center - San Diego, CA

Marine Corps Base (MCB) at Camp Pendleton has the only Reconnaissance Marine Military Occupational Specialties Program in the United States. The Reconnaissance Training Company (RTC) was transferred in 2007 to MCB Camp Pendleton, while the Amphibious Reconnaissance Course was transferred to MCB Camp Pendleton in 2008. The RTC provides mandated training for recruits, including water […]

Marine Park Pool - Ft. Worth, TX

In July 2008, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a city-wide aquatic facilities master plan which included several public meetings to help determine priorities for the future of the city’s aquatic facilities. Implementation strategies included replacing the city’s aging and obsolete pools with new neighborhood aquatic centers. Economic modeling was also provided for each concept including projected costs, estimated […]

Marion Aquatic Center (Study) - Marion, IA

 The City of Marion, Iowa, along with five community partners including the local YMCA, two hospitals, and two school systems, retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with the Sports Facilities Advisors to develop a sports facility that can meet the current demand for youth programs.  Counsilman-Hunsaker provided project costs and operational data to the committee for various competitive, […]

Marion County Outdoor Aquatic Center (Study) - Marion, FL

In April 2018, Marion County commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a feasibility study analysis for a new outdoor aquatic center.  Through this process, Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to identify and assess the need for a new aquatic center, develop several options for consideration that meet the aquatic needs of Marion County residents, and develop construction and projects […]

Marion Recreation Center (Study) - Marion, IL

After the city determined the need to build a new recreation center, they retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to guide them in achieving success in operating the new recreation facility.  As part of the design team, Counsilman-Hunsaker was asked to complete a facility-specific business plan for the proposed recreation center.  The plan recommended fees and usage rates based […]

Marquette High School Natatorium - Chesterfield, MO

This facility features an 8-lane by 25-yard pool.

Marriott Grand Hotel Aquatic Facility (Audit) - Pt. Clear, AL

JESCO Construction commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Marriott Grand Hotel Aquatic Facility, which features two outdoor leisure pools, two outdoor hot tubs, an indoor lap/leisure pool, and men’s and women’s indoor spas.  The purpose of the aquatic facility audit was to identify items that were substandard in the pool, items […]

Marshall University – Student Health Recreation Wellness Center - Huntington, WV

Marshall University wanted to provide a center that would bring health and wellness programs together, while promoting a sense of community. Used as an attraction / retention tool, the new 121,000 sq. ft. Student Health Recreation Wellness Center provides a place where students can pursue exercise, leisure experiences, and recreation activities. The facility offers a […]

Martin Army Community Hospital Therapy Pool - Ft. Benning, GA

Fort Benning, a self-sustaining military community in Georgia, opened the new Martin Army Community Hospital in 2014. The $333 million hospital is an architectural icon that incorporates the latest technological advances in medical facilities and equipment and elevates the quality of life for soldiers, veterans, and their families. The 745,000 sq. ft. facility features an […]

Martin County Aquatic Center (Study) - Martin County, FL

Martin County Parks and Recreation retained Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with C3TS Architects, to study the sustainability of developing an outdoor aquatic center that would support the year-round competitive, recreation and fitness aquatic needs of its citizens. This Feasibility Study was based upon extensive research including meetings with representatives of Martin County, the aquatic steering committee, […]

Martin County Community Pool (Audit) - Stuart, FL

The City of Martin County, located in Stuart, Florida commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a Swimming Pool Audit in May 2006. The city of Martin County commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to assist with planning for the future in terms of aquatic offerings for their members. The Martin County Pool is 32 years old and is facing physical obsolescence. The […]

Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School – Steward Family Aquatic Center - St. Louis, MO

Photos courtesy of – Sam Fentress Photographer In 2005, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a swimming pool audit for the Louis D. Beaumont swimming pool which was in desperate need of an update. The audit identified items that were substandard, not operating as designed, and/or did not comply with applicable Health Department regulations. The existing body of water […]

Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School Pool (Audit) - St. Louis, MO

Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in December, 2005. The Louis D. Beaumont swimming pool at MICDS was constructed in 1967. Improvements have been made to the pools and mechanical systems over the years. MICDS commissioned the audit to assist in identifying items that […]

Maryland Heights Community Center - Maryland Heights, MO

Photos courtesy of Gayle Babcock Photography Located west of downtown St. Louis, the new 90,000 sq. ft. facility replaced the old community center which was past its useful life. With strong support from the community for a new and enhanced community center, city leaders moved forward with the plans for the facility. They included a greater […]

Maryville Aquatic Center (Audit) - Maryville, MO

The City of Maryville commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Maryville Aquatic Center, a 25-yard competitive lap pool with a zero-beach entry, diving well and two waterslides. The aquatic facility audit identified items that were substandard, items not to current industry design standards, or equipment not operating as designed. Counsilman-Hunsaker also […]

Mason Aquatic Center (Study) - Mason, OH

The City of Mason, OH, retained MSA architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to prepare a feasibility study for a 50-meter pool expansion. The indoor competition facility currently featured a 25-yard by 25-meter pool with 750 spectator seats. The current Manta Rays Swim Team, a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club, had 230-260 swimmers with a 100 person waiting […]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Al and Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center - Cambridge, MA

Founded in 1859, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is revered as one of the most advanced and prestigious academic and research institutions in the country. Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Sasaki Associates, was commissioned to design a state-of-the-art three-story natatorium, named the Al and Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center. The world-class aquatics complex features: Indoor […]

Maui (City-Wide Aquatics Master Plan Study and Audit) - Maui, HI

The County of Maui commissioned an Aquatics Master Plan Study in June 2017 as a follow up to the 2017 Recreation Needs and Preferences Survey and as a part of the Maui Department of Parks and Recreation System Plan. The Aquatics Master Plan was prepared by PRB Hawaii and Associates, Inc. and Counsilman-Hunsaker. Plan support […]

McCarren Pool - Brooklyn, NY

The famed McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn, New York, opened in 1936 (with a capacity of 6,800 patrons and the size of four Olympic-sized pools), and was the summertime social hub for Greenpoint and Williamsburg neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York. McCarren Pool ceased being a watery oasis in 1984, but was open to the public […]

McClure Pool - Tulsa, OK

In 2009, the City of Tulsa commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to audit their portfolio of five existing swimming pools, including indoor support spaces. The report assisted in identifying items that were substandard, including items that were not to current department of health requirements or not operating as designed. In addition, an opinion of probable cost for recommended […]

McDaniel College – Harlow Pool (Study) - Westminster, MD

The Counsilman-Hunsaker staff conducted a presentation to the school representatives describing three different scenarios for an eight lane 25-yard competition pool and a teaching pool. Along with each option, cost estimates and an expense analysis were provided.

McGaw YMCA Pools (Audit) - Evanston, IL

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, Illinois, to provide a swimming pool audit for the two indoor lap pools and warm water spa. The YMCA was originally constructed in 1928 which included the four lane lap pool and expanded in 1992 with the six lane lap pool and spa.  The main concern was […]

McMaster University Natatorium (Audit and Economic Impact Analysis) - Hamilton - Ontario, Canada

In 2016, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to prepare a workshop to reveal the examination of the condition of the pools at McMaster University. The condition of the facility and chronic overcrowding led to a discussion of renovation or replacement. Suggested new pools were outlined with costs and renderings. In another workshop, a masterplan discussed space allocation […]

McMinnville Recreation Center (Study) - McMinnville, TN

The City of McMinnville retained Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Lose & Associates to evaluate the existing swimming pool as well as develop options for additional aquatic and recreation programming. A number of concepts were studied including the development of a new recreation center/indoor aquatic center and renovation of the existing outdoor existing swimming pool. […]

Meadow Lake Senior Center Pool - Tyler, TX

Meadow Lake Senior Center is a $65 million senior living and retirement community that provides executive homes and apartments, assisted living, and skilled nursing care on a 92-acre site. Meadow Lake offers active retirement living that incorporates wellness and fitness amenities, including an aquatic and wellness center, a lakeside lodge, and a service center. Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

Meadowmere and John Anderson Pools (Study and Audit) - Grandview, MO

To meet the growing aquatic needs of the entire community, the City of Grandview retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic options regarding the physical obsolescence of the Meadowmere and John Anderson Pools. Counsilman-Hunsaker provided extensive research including meetings with members of the City of Grandview, the Study Committee, Grandview Parks and Recreation staff, the community, and […]

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center – Renovation - Charlotte, NC

The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center is a world-class natatorium featuring a 50-meter competition pool, a 25-yard therapeutic pool, and a spa. Originally constructed in 1991, with Counsilman-Hunsaker as the lead aquatic designer, the aquatic center needed major renovations and repairs. To address these issues, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an audit to evaluate the life expectancy of the […]

Medford Aquatic Center (Study) - Medford, OR

The City of Medford Feasibility Study focused on the future of aquatics with the community. Residents and stakeholders unanimously agreed that recreation, wellness activities, and teaching children to swim should remain a goal, and that a new facility would need to accommodate a larger competition program. The study developed a larger, more attractive aquatic facility for […]

Memorial Northwest Homeowners Association Pool (Audit) - Spring, TX

In April 2018, the Memorial Northeast Homeowners Association commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for their outdoor 50-meter swimming pool, which was built in the 1970s. The pool had structural issues in the past which have been addressed over the years. However, the pool was still experiencing loss of water, poor water quality, […]

Memorial Park Outdoor Pool (Study) - Chambersburg, PA

The Borough of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, offers plenty of recreation, including a section of the Appalachian Trail. However, the existing outdoor swimming pool was facing physical and functional obsolescence due to its age and was not operating according to current health, safety, and construction codes as well as industry standards. The Chambersburg feasibility study focused on […]

Memorial Park Swimming Pool - Jefferson City, MO

This inspection and analysis of an existing facility consisted of needs analysis for renovation and additions, estimate of construction, development and project cost, estimate of operating revenues and expenses, identification of operational issues and procedures. The facility concept included three schemes. The rehabilitation of an outdoor 50-meter pool was selected. The re-design focused on maximizing […]

Menlo Park Pool - Perkasie, PA

The Borough of Perkasie recognized that their existing 65-year-old pool at Menlo Park had reached physical and functional obsolescence. The borough commissioned the aquatic expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with MKSD to plan and design a new state-of-the-art aquatic complex to continue their long history of aquatic programming. The aquatic center includes three new pools: […]

Mentor Recreation Center (Study) - Mentor, OH

In 1998, Burgess & Niple Limited in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker completed a Feasibility Study for the development of a community center to including two bodies of water for competitive swimming and leisure swimming as well as a gymnasium and fitness area. In 2003, the Coiunsilman-Hunsaker updated the previous study from 1998 by reconfirming the program […]

Mercer University – Recreational Sports and Wellness Center - Macon, GA

While students at Mercer University gain a world-class legal education and a degree that commands respect, the university wanted students to have opportunities to participate in a variety of interests and activities. Recreational Sports and Wellness is located in the University Center comprised of five major program areas: aquatics, fitness/wellness, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, and […]

Mercy Hospital Therapy Pool - Edmond, OK

The new Mercy Hospital was scheduled to open July 2013, but was delayed due to extensive damage from an EF5 tornado that hit Oklahoma City on May 19, 2013. After assessing the damage, the estimated completion date was been pushed back to late summer of 2014. The building sustained structural damage including roof, windows and […]

Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center - Chandler, AZ

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Garbor Lorant Architects designed a multi-generational two-pool complex for the City of Chandler. The Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center (adjacent to Basha High School) is a joint-use facility with the Chandler Unified School District. In addition to offering year-round swim programs through the city’s aquatic program, the center also provides Basha […]

Metroplex Economic Development Corp. G.E.A.R. Building Pool - Dallas, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 6-lane, short-course pool with stepped entry and diving board as well as a spa.

MGM National Harbor Terrace Pool - National Harbor, MD

The grand MGM National Harbor is a world-class destination resort casino in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It is located at National Harbor, off the banks of the Potomac River, just south of Washington, DC. The MGM National Harbor is a breathtaking addition to the Washington, DC metropolitan area skyline incorporating a dynamic mixture of resort amenities and entertainment experiences that include: 1,700 […]

Miami University – Recreational Sports Center - Oxford, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Moody Nolan Ltd. was selected to design a first-class aquatic center for Miami University. The private university wanted a facility that would provide athletic and recreational programming spaces to meet the needs and objectives of their students and community. Counsilman-Hunsaker’s design included four bodies of water: competition pool, diving well, leisure […]

Michigan State University Pools (Audit) - Lansing, MI

Michigan State University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a facility assessment of three facilities: IM West, IM Circle and Jenision facilities. The IM West facility consists of two pools, an indoor stretch 25-yard competition and an outdoor 50-meter competition swimming pool built in 1958. The outdoor pool was originally built to host the 1959 Pan American […]

Midco Aquatic Center - Sioux Falls, SD

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Sioux Falls in 2000 and again in 2006 to assess their existing aquatic facilities. In 2013, Counsilman-Hunsaker was once again retained to provide a City-Wide Aquatic Facilities Master Plan. Pleased with the results of the master plan, the city decided to move forward with the design of the […]

Middleburg Heights Community Center - Middleburg Heights, OH

The 83,768 sq. ft. Middleburg Heights Community Center is a state-of-the-art recreation, fitness, and aquatic complex, providing residents with a family friendly environment for exercise and social activities. Counsilman-Hunsaker was selected to design the indoor and outdoor pools. Design components of the 6,147 sq. ft. indoor leisure pool include: ADA-accessible zero-depth entry Fitness lap lanes […]

Middlebury College – Peterson Family Athletic Center - Middlebury, VT

The Peterson Family Athletic Center is a comprehensive athletic facility, complete with an indoor 50-meter, 10 lane competition pool and natatorium which includes a bulkhead, one-meter and three-meter diving structures, gallery seating for 600 spectators, and a 2,300-seat hockey arena. The natatorium was designed by Counsilman Hunsaker & Associates in association with Moser Pilon Nelson […]

Midland Community Center (Audit and Study) - Midland, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a Facility Audit on the existing bodies of water and respective mechanical systems, offered recommendations for expected repairs in the next ten years, and provided an opinion of probable cost for items identified. In addition, new technologies and equipment currently available for swimming pools were provided to assist pool staff with the operations […]

Midtown Community Center Pool - Newport News, VA

This facility is a central municipal recreational, activities and gathering center. Within 80,000 square feet on one floor, it contains a number of small and large multi-unit purpose spaces which reflect the diverse activities the building supports. The natatorium contains an indoor 50-meter, 10-lane competition swimming pool with a floating movable bulkhead, one 2-meter diving […]

Midwest Health Aquatic Center - Topeka, KS

Photo courtesy of Aquatic Development Group Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with B.A. Green Construction Co., Inc., designed this unique, one-of-a-kind facility that is centered with a 9,000 sq. ft. “bow-tie” shaped wave pool. The pool has wide, zero-depth entries at both the north and south sides and generates four types of waves. The mechanics in the […]

Midwestern State University – Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center - Wichita Falls, TX

In collaboration with Brinkley Sargent Architects and Moody Nolan, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed the outdoor recreation pool for the new 51,000 sq. ft. Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center. Located on the edge of campus and bordering a main thoroughfare, the wellness center serves as a high-visibility facility for the university while aligning with the style, […]

Millard North High School Natatorium - Omaha, NE

The swimming pool at Millard North High School was constructed in 1980 was showing signs of age and physical obsolescence.  In order for the school to continue its long history of aquatic programming, the facility would require a reinvestment to keep current with industry programming and operational requirements. In October 2013, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an assessment […]

Millard Public Schools (Audit) - Millard, NE

As part of a long range maintenance plan, the Millard Public School District wanted to have a 10-year pool repair and maintenance schedule.  Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to develop a list of installed pool equipment and provide an estimated life expectancy and replacement cost for each item.  This information was further developed into an ongoing maintenance […]

Millard South High School Natatorium - Omaha, NE

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with RDG Schutte Wilscam Birge designed an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool with platform diving.

Millard West High School Natatorium - Omaha, NE

This facility features an 8-lane, 25-yard indoor pool with diving boards.

Millenia – Stylus Park Sprayground - San Diego, CA

Millenia is the first urban-mixed use center in Southern San Diego County. Sprawling over 210 acres of land in the heart of the Otay Ranch Master Plan area in Chula Vista, California, the multi-billion dollar development includes urban parks, recreational facilities, open space, plazas, and a trail system. Stylus Park is one of six themed neighborhood […]

Miller Activity Complex - Castle Rock, CO

The 64,500 sq. ft., two-story Miller Activity Complex (MAC) referred by the town as the “crowning jewel” of Philip S. Miller Park, features a natatorium complete with leisure amenities and fitness lap lanes, a 23-foot-tall indoor playground, a 3,500 sq. ft. indoor flex play area, indoor turf field batting cages, a golf simulator, locker rooms, […]

Mississippi State University – Joe Frank Sanderson Center - Starkville, MS

The Joe Frank Sanderson Center is located on the major campus entrance to the university and contains a full spectrum of state-of-the-art recreation spaces, including four-court and two-court gymnasiums, fitness center, jogging track, racquetball courts, multiuse studios, and a climbing wall. The natatorium was designed for both lap swimming and leisure activities. This 11-lane, 25-yard […]

Mississippi State University Pool (Audit) - Starksville, MS

The purpose of the Mississippi State University pool audit was to analyze the physical plant from top to bottom with a major focus on the various systems and structures. Needed repairs were identified with a summary report on what changes would bring the overall system into code industry standards, along with an opinion of probable […]

Mississippi University for Women – Emma Ody Pohl Physical Education Building - Columbus, MS

Established in 1884 as the first pubic college for women in the United States, Mississippi University for Women (MUW) is one of the most architecturally distinguished campuses in the nation, including 23 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Destroyed by a tornado in 2002, the Emma Ody Pohl Physical Education Building was replaced […]

Mississippi Valley State University Pool – R. W. Harrison Health, Physical Education and Recreation (Audit) - Leflore, MS

Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a visual on-site evaluation of the indoor 25-yard lap pool located in the R. W. Harrison Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) Building on the main campus. The audit assessed all of the operational systems and included life expectancies and recommended short-term and long-term repairs or replacements. The 36-year-old pool had items that […]

Missouri State University – Hutchens Family Aquatic Center – Springfield - Springfield, MO

Missouri State University (MSU) wanted to give students a hub for recreational and social activities while attracting new students. In 2008, the university commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cannon Design, to design the 100,000 sq. ft. Foster Recreation Center. Completed in September 2012, the center contains an indoor jogging track, multipurpose rooms, locker rooms, saunas, […]

Missouri Veterans Home Therapy Pool - St. Louis, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Kennedy Associates designed an indoor 25-foot by 20-foot therapy pool designed for physical therapy and rehabilitation services.

Mitchell Aquatic Center - Mitchell, SD

In 2015, the City of Mitchell voters approved the construction of an $8 million-dollar indoor aquatic center. The new Recreation Center completed in July 2018 includes an indoor aquatic center, basketball courts, weight room, cardio room, locker room, racquetball courts, fitness on request, adult classes, and free consultation with fitness coordinator and towel service. Aquatic […]

Mitchell Aquatic Center (Pre-Opening Services) - MItchell, SD

In November of 2016, Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted by the City of Mitchell to provide pre-opening services for the new Mitchell Aquatic Center.  Services included developing a Standard Operating Procedures Manual, Pre-Opening Startup Tools, and a facility-specific Business Plan, as well as providing an assessment of operational needs. The SOP Manual consisted of: Aquatic staff policies […]

Mitchell Pool - Deerfield, IL

In May 2014, the Deerfield Park District retained the services of FGM Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a facility evaluation of Mitchell Pool and assist in the renovation and construction plans. Originally built in 1964, the 50-year-old pool, as well as filter system, underground piping, and concrete deck, needed replacing. Bathhouse renovations and upgrades were […]

MLK Jr. Recreation and Aquatic Center - Atlanta, GA

In October 2017, the City of Atlanta celebrated the grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Dr. Bernice King (daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King) for the new $23.5 million Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation and Aquatic Center. The 64,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility offers recreational programming to residents of all ages and abilities, […]

Mobile County Waterpark (Study) - Mobile, AL

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by The Sports Facilities Advisory to conduct a waterpark feasibility study for Mobile County, Alabama, as part of a larger park master plan that would include a destination multi-field, tournament-level soccer complex.  A conceptual plan for a 15-acre waterpark was developed, as well as a model of attendance and financial performance.  

Monroe County YMCA Pool (Audit) - Bloomington, IN

In May 2005, The Monroe County YMCA in Bloomington, Indiana retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate their existing pools and spa and develop options for the future. Included with the evaluation of the existing pools and their respective mechanical systems, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided cost estimates for the items identified in the evaluation.

Monroe County YMCAs - Bloomington, IN

The Southeast branch YMCA originally opened its door in 1981. After several renovations and additions, including a new multi-purpose pool in 2013, the Southeast branch now offers 162,000 sq. ft. of exercise areas, childcare rooms, and community gathering space. The new natatorium features: 3,500 sq. ft. Multi-Purpose Pool Two 25-yard lap lanes Zero depth entry and stair entry Family […]

Monterey Sports Center Pool (Audit) - Monterey, CA

The City of Monterey Sports Center is the largest family fitness facility on the Monterey Peninsula. The Monterey Sports Center offers many fitness and recreational programs for the community. Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted by the construction management company, Harris and Associates representing the City of Monterey to conduct a Facility Audit on the two existing swimming […]

Montgomery County Municipal Pool - Montgomery County, MD

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 50-meter pool, two therapy pools, a 10-meter diving tower and a leisure pool with waterslide. This facility won the 1991 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business magazine.

Moore Park Sprayground - Geneva, IL

In 2004, the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Thompson Dyke & Associates was selected by the Geneva Park District to design a new water sprayground and playground for the 14-acre Moore Park. The neighborhood park’s new sprayground has become a popular attraction among children and families. The colorful, whimsical sprayground consists of ten durable interactive water […]

Morehead State University – Academic-Athletic Complex - Morehead, KY

Morehead State University‘s new $24 million recreation center consists of 100,000 sq. ft. of floor space and includes three basketball courts, swimming pool with sun deck, walking track, two racquetball courts, two multi-purpose rooms, and a fitness center. The new pool, located in the Academic-Athletic Complex, is a multi-purpose aquatic facility offering a variety of aquatic […]

Morning Star Academy Spraypad - Bonham, TX

Morning Star Academy, a private Christian school in Bonham, Texas, serves toddlers through early elementary age students. The facility not only offers traditional classrooms but also a beautiful outdoor play area with multi-age playgrounds, splash pad, sensory garden, and vegetable garden components.  To reduce environmental impact, the site design utilized Low Impact Development principles by […]

Morse Park and Glennon Heights Pools (Audits) - Glennon Heights, CO

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Lakewood to perform an aquatic audit on the 35-year-old outdoor pools at Morse Park and Glennon Heights. Each site has two swimming pools, a rectangular shaped lap pool and a rectangular tot pool. The audit identified items that were substandard, obsolete, not meeting current state code, or not […]

Mount Edgecumbe High School Natatorium - Sitka, AK

Mount Edgecumbe High School is a public boarding school founded in 1947 which serves 400 students from over 100 communities across Alaska. State funding through the education bond package provided for design and construction of the aquatic center on the Mount Edgecumbe campus. Recreational opportunities complement a rigorous academic curriculum and improve the quality of […]

Mount Royal University Pool (Audit and Study) - Calgary, Alberta

The Mount Royal Recreation Center allows students and the community to focus on healthy, active lifestyles through its facilities, services and programs. The Recreation Center was expanded in 2002 and features five volleyball/basketball courts, a five-lane running track, fitness centre, pool, climbing and bouldering walls, multi-purpose studios and six squash courts. In February, 2014, Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

Mountain Park Pool (Study) - Gwinnett County, GA

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained to help develop the feasibility of creating a new aquatic center for the Mountain Park project. The concept presented for master planning included an indoor 25-yard by 25-meter pool with the potential for 750 spectator seats and an outdoor leisure pool. A senior center was also included in the plans.

Mountain Park Pool Homeowners Association - Lake Oswego, OR

Created in 1968 by visionary Carl Halvorson, Mountain Park is a nationally recognized planned community for 8,500 people on 700 acres of ancient volcanic hillside above Lake Oswego, Oregon. Amenities include a staffed clubhouse, aquatic center, tennis courts, parks, 175 acres of common property, and eight miles of trails. The HOA’s club house is home […]

Mt. Lebanon Aquatic Center (Study) - Mt. Lebanon, PA

Due to the existing 30-year old pool located in Mt. Lebanon Park facing physical obsolescence, the City of Mt. Lebanon commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study for a new aquatic center. Since Mt. Lebanon is an active community, a swimming facility is an important hub to their social, recreational, and athletic needs and activities. […]

Multi-Disciplinary Research, Sports Medicine Center Pool - Syracuse, NY

25-yard therapy pool with separate whirlpool spa.

Murano Condominiums and Residence Condos Pool (Audit) - Philadelphia, PA

“Where Art and Life Unite,” the motto at Murano Condominiums, showcases an elegantly curved 42-story residential glass tower in Center City of Philadelphia. Recreation amenities for the 302 condos include a private gym and indoor swimming pool. The 60 ft. pool, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, is the jewel of the building’s crown of amenities. Soft white […]

Murray State University – Susan E. Bauernfeind Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Murray, KY

Murray State University is among many higher education institutions to capitalize on an aquatic design trend—providing maximum aquatic enjoyment to its entire student population. Counsilman-Hunsaker designed the new state-of-the-art Susan E. Bauernfeind Student Recreation and Wellness Center pools, which combine a variety of aquatic venues for athletic and recreation use. The natatorium consists of a […]

Mustang Aquatic Center - Mustang, OK

Located approximately 15 minutes from downtown Oklahoma City, the City of Mustang, in connection with an overall city center, developed a new outdoor family aquatic center. Upon arriving at the new facility, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, guests are greeted with exciting aquatic features for all-day fun in the sun. The 7,800 sq. ft. outdoor leisure pool […]

Mustang Pool – Osan Air Base – Songtan Station (Audit) - Pyeongtaek, South Korea

Trane commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment of the indoor 25-meter lap pool and a small tot pool at the Mustang Pool at the Osan Air Base. Construction drawings are dated 2004. The pool shells were constructed of reinforced concrete supported by structural fill, lean concrete and a waterproofing membrane. Additional support for […]

Nacogdoches Community Pool (Study) - Nacogdoches, TX

The City of Nacogdoches, Texas, retained Kimley-Horn and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic facility options for a new outdoor community pool. The Nacogdoches public aquatic system included one eight lane outdoor swimming pool, which was facing physical and functional obsolescence. The consultants developed three concepts for the city to consider by combining creative water play areas […]

Naval Training Center Aquatic Center (Study) - San Diego, CA

The former Naval Training Center has been transformed into a new urban village called Liberty Station. Following several years of planning, including extensive public involvement, the San Diego City Council adopted a final Reuse Plan in October 1998, charting a new course for NTC. The area is now a gathering place where San Diegans and […]

Nazareth Area School Natatorium - Nazareth, PA

The new 229,000 sq. ft. Nazareth Area Middle School’s massing and design makes strong reference to the historic buildings constructed by the original Moravian settlers in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in the mid-17th century. The Board of School Directors requested the project be designed to achieve a LEED Gold rating under guidelines of the U.S. Green Building […]

New Caney ISD Aquatic Center - New Caney, TX

Photo courtesy of Thomas McDonald Photography To keep up with the growing population, in 2015 a $173 million bond passed for New Caney Independent School District to construct a district natatorium, new campuses, more classrooms for current campuses, renovate existing buildings and infrastructure, and purchase land for future growth and expansion. In support of Stantec, […]

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) – Wellness and Events Center - Newark, NJ

The three-story, 220,000 sq. ft. NJIT Wellness and Events Center provides flexible program spaces that promotes the health and well-being of students, as well as supporting their academic pursuits, connecting the campus to the professional community, and providing training facilities that will enhance the development of Division I student-athletes. Arguably the most unique design feature […]

New Saline High School Natatorium - Saline, MI

New Saline High School commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with TMP Associates to design a world-class natatorium for their students and community. The new two-story athletic wing includes: 7,000 sq. ft. Competition Pool 25-yard by 25-meter stretch pool Eight lane competition pool with flexibility for up to ten practice lanes Diving well with two 1-meter boards […]

New York Police Academy Training Center - Queens, NY

Photograph courtesy of Eric-Laignel Photography The New York City Police Academy (NYPA) incorporated many of the Police Department’s existing training facilities that were dispersed throughout the City of New York into one consolidated campus. The inherent design of the NYPA is meant to promote opportunities for occupant movement, as it offers simple and engaging ways […]

New York University – Palladium Athletics Facility Natatorium - New York City, NY

New York University called on the team of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a world-class natatorium for hosting university aquatic athletic events and aquatic fitness programming for students. The Bobcats new natatorium, located in the Palladium Athletics Facility, is the main venue for NYU’s swim athletes to train and host […]

New York University – Palladium Natatorium (Audit) - New York, NY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by New York University to provide a swimming pool audit for the existing competition pool at the Palladium. The facility was originally designed in the late 1990s by Counsilman-Hunsaker and has recently experienced some challenges with the indoor air quality and heavy concentrations of chloramines off-gassed from the pool due in largepart […]

Newton North High School Natatorium - Newton Township, PA

The new Newton North High School, designed by Dore & Whittier Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker features an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor stadium, state-of-the-art education wings, and a glass-walled cafeteria. The architecturally trendy zigzag shape virtually reconfigures the entire site, moving around playing fields, buildings, parking lots, and other outdated features of the high school. The […]

Newtown Aquatic Center (Study) - Newtown, CT

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Newtown to give a presentation on 50-meter pool designs for the Newtown Aquatic Center. The presentation included benchmark facilities, support spaces, and an opinion of project cost for the design.

Niagara Falls High School Natatorium - Niagara Falls, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hillier Group designed a 6-lane, stretch-25 pool with a bulkhead and 1-meter diving.

Nike World Campus Pool - Washington County, OR

Emphasizing innovative architecture design for a natatorium, this venue includes an indoor 25-yard by 25-meter pool and a separate children’s pool with stepped entry.

North County Recreation Complex - St. Louis County, MO

St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation and St. Louis County Port Authority closed the pool at the North County Recreation Center due to the pool’s age and obsolescence. The old flat-water pool was shifting with crumbling concrete and broken pipes, presenting a number of safety concerns to swimmers. The project required the demolition […]

North Haven Community Center - North Haven, CT

This facility consists of an indoor 8-lane 25-meter pool equipped with two 1-meter diving boards, an automatic chemical feed system, competition timing system and underwater speakers. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Architectural Showcase Magazine in 1989.

North Kansas City Community Health & Activity Center - North Kansas City, MO

The North Kansas City Health & Community Activity Center was designed to offer total fitness and recreational facilities to the city’s residents as well as to the people who work in and around downtown Kansas City. This facility houses a fitness center, three-court gymnasium, and a climbing wall. The natatorium includes a leisure pool with […]

North Port Aquatic Center (Study) - North Port, FL

The Aquatic Facilities Master Plan for the City of North Port assessed current conditions and needs of the community to guide future programming, site selection, renovations, and new construction of aquatic facilities. The design team of Kimley-Horn and Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker collected data, gathered community input through stakeholder meetings and a public forum in January […]

North Slope Borough School District Pools - North Slope, AK

In March 2011, the North Slope Borough School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Burkhart Croft Architects to provide a facility audit for two swimming pools in the district, Kali School and Nunamuit School. The school district commissioned this audit to identify items that were substandard, not to current Alaska’s Department of Education and Department of Environmental […]

North Spokane YMCA - Spokane, WA

The north side of town is one of the fastest growing areas in the City of Spokane, Washington. To service this rapidly growing population, the Spokane YMCA provided a new multi-use 52,000 sq. ft. facility located at 10727 N. Newport Highway. The YMCA’s mission is building “a healthy spirit, mind and body for all,” and […]

North Texas Aquatics Association (Certified Pool and Spa Operator® Training) - Dallas, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to provide a Certified Pool and Spa Operator Course through the National Swimming Pool Foundation for the management staff.  This was a two-day course affording a five-year certification to participants which focused on maintenance training, water quality, daily operations, and maintenance planning.

North Tonawanda High School Pool (Audit) - Buffalo, NY

The North Tonawanda High School swimming pool, built in 2001, supports high school competitive and fitness swimming via an indoor short course 25-yard swimming pool and 1-meter diving. Kideney Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained to identify items related to the swimming pool’s lengthy crack running diagonally from the deep end to the shallow water transition. […]

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) - Rootstown, OH

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) continues to grow its physical footprint and extend its influence in the wellness arena with the opening of the NEOMED Education and Wellness (NEW) Center. The 177,000 sq. ft. facility has quickly become the nucleus of the campus and its student life and has created interaction with Rootstown Township and […]

Northeast YMCA - Louisville, KY

The Northeast YMCA of Greater Louisville now offers an outdoor waterpark on four acres adjacent to the existing YMCA, which will provide a fun, rewarding experience for every YMCA member and guest. Tropical-themed Calypso Cove Waterpark features over 7,000 sq. ft. of water and showcases exciting amenities for all ages and swimming skills. Upon entering […]

Northeastern State University – Motor Pool (Audit) - Tahlequah, OK

GH2 Architects and Northeastern State University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Motor Pool which features an eight lane, 25-yard lap pool. The aquatic facility audit focused on items that were substandard and assisted in defining a course of action regarding the future of the facility.  Items observed were the existing […]

Northern Arizona University – Aquatic and Tennis Complex - Flagstaff, AZ

Photo Credit: Luz Architectural Photography, LLC The new 120,000 sq. ft. Aquatic and Tennis Complex (ATC) is a state-of-the-art facility capable of hosting NCAA swimming and diving competitions as well as recreational activities. This facility offers the university and the Flagstaff community one of the finest high-altitude swimming facilities in the world. The new 64,500 […]

Northern Kentucky University - Highland Heights, KY

Photo credit Frank Doring Photography Constructed in 1984, the 137,000 sq. ft. Albright Health Center became obsolete in its ability to serve the Northern Kentucky University campus community. The university opted to renovate and expand the facility with an additional 110,000 sq. ft. featuring a new indoor recreational pool, performance gymnasium, weight-fitness space, group exercise […]

Northview High School Natatorium - Grand Rapids, MI

Northview Public School District was faced with deciding  whether to invest $30 million in major renovations or to build a new high school estimated at $80 million. Deciding to renovate the existing facility, about two-thirds of the school now features new construction with major technology improvements. The three-year project also included improvements to mechanical and […]

Northwestern University – Aquatic Center - Evanston, IL

The Aquatics Center is built around a 50-meter by 25-yard pool with two bulkheads, springboards and platform diving boards. There is bleacher seating for 800 spectators and an underwater observation gallery. This facility won the 1989 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business Magazine.

Norwegian Cruise Line (Lifeguard Training) - Miami, FL

Norwegian Cruise Line contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct ten American Red Cross Lifeguarding training classes in international waters from April 2017 through December 2017 onboard five of the largest vessels in their fleet, including a ship that completed construction in April 2017 intended for the Chinese market. Additionally, Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to develop Standard Operating Procedures […]

NRH Centre - North Richland Hills, TX

In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent Architects conducted a feasibility study which included gathering public surveys, holding numerous public input meetings as well as exploring opportunities to join forces with an adjacent private development. This encompassing approach was critical to the success of the project. The information gathered enabled the city and design team to […]

NRH2O Family Water Park - North Richland Hills, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to design a unique and exciting 17-acre outdoor waterpark for North Richland Hills. The city’s objective was to provide a fun, rewarding experience for every waterpark guest. With that in mind, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed a variety of water attractions to appeal to many age groups. Amenities of the grand water park include: Six […]

NRH2O Family Water Park (Study) - North Richland Hills, TX

Aquatic Marketing Development Plan 1993 In 1993, the City of North Richland Hills wanted to create a destination water park in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. Counsilman-Hunsaker was part of the professional team that evaluated the market, developed conceptual planning, and projected an opinion of market performance, including revenue and expenses. Architect: Brinkley Sargent Architects. Aquatic […]

O’Fallon Recreation Center - O'Fallon, MO

As one of the fastest growing communities in the St. Louis area, the city of O’Fallon developed an ambitious master plan to create indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities for its residents. A portion of the $17 million bond as earmarked for the construction of a new indoor community recreation center called the Renaud Sprit Center. […]

Oak Marr Recreation Center - Fairfax County , VA

This recreation center offers a fitness center with the latest exercise equipment, fitness classes, meeting rooms, and courts for handball and racquetball. The natatorium includes a 50-meter x 25-yard pool with a bulkhead, a 5-meter diving tower, a leisure pool with zero-depth entry, and a spa.

Oak Point Center - Plano, TX

The City of Plano selected the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent to design a high-quality recreation center for the entire community to enjoy. The project was the culmination of four years of committed design and construction expertise with the ultimate goal of creating the most exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience the city could provide […]

Oak Ridge Outdoor Swimming Pool (Audit) - Oak Ridge, TN

Kimley-Horn and Associates commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Oak Ridge Outdoor Swimming Pool.  One of the largest pools in country, the 58,800 sq. ft. two-million-gallon spring-fed swimming pool was originally constructed in 1944 and underwent a major renovation in 1993. Although repairs had been made on an as-needed basis, the […]

Oakland Community College Pool (Audit) - Farmington Hills, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with IDS Architects completed an onsite review of the facility on November 17, 2004. The purpose of this facility audit was to review and evaluate the existing stretch-25 competition pool and its related systems including pool structure, pool deck, pool mechanical and filtration room, filtration, recirculation systems, and chemical systems. Recommendations and […]

Oberlin College – Carr Natatorium - Oberlin, OH

Photo courtesy of Sam Fentress Photography When Oberlin College made the decision to expand and renovate its existing Health and Wellness Center, the college took a unique approach to the standard conventions of athletics while keeping the college’s core values of liberal arts at the center. Through new design and programming, Oberlin College ventured forward […]

Ocean City Waterpark (Study) - Ocean City, MD

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with William L. Haralson was retained to develop feasibility study for the development of a new indoor family water park.

Oklahoma City Community College Aquatic Center (Audit) - Oklahoma City, OK

The Aquatic Center at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) was constructed for the 1989 Olympic Festival.  After the Olympic Festival, the swimming pools were enclosed with a steel superstructure and have had a long history of providing aquatic programming for the local area and region.  The facility currently hosts eight high school varsity swim teams, […]

Oklahoma State University – Colvin Center - Stillwater, OK

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, Allen Brown Architects, and Moody Nolan designed the new resort-like outdoor aquatic facility to meet Oklahoma State University’s student body’s fitness and leisure programming needs. The state-of-the-art facility embodies the school’s goals and objectives as a popular gathering place for students. The pool is made up of one large body of […]

Old Dominion University Pool (Audit) - Norfolk, VA

Moseley Architects, authorized by Old Dominion University, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in July, 2006. The swimming pool at the University, located in the H & PE building, was constructed in 1967. As with other pools built in the 1960’s, it is facing physical obsolescence. Equipment needs to be replaced or repaired. The pool and mechanical […]

Old Town Hot Springs - Steamboat Springs, CO

Natural steam rising from the hot mineral pools at Old Town Hot Springs has been providing the public with a year-round bathing experience since the early part of the 20th Century. Centered on natural hot springs that flow into the pools, the water originates from the Heart Spring, which pumps approximately 150 gallons per minute […]

Omni Hotel Condo Terrace Pool - Ft. Worth, TX

Omni Hotels recently built a new hotel and condo tower in downtown Fort Worth across from the Fort Worth Convention Center. The 34-story building features 604 hotel rooms and 86 condos. Towering at 547 ft. height, it is the second-tallest building in Fort Worth with sweeping views of the city. In the exciting Omni Hotel […]

Omni Hotel Terrace Pool – Ft. Worth - Ft. Worth, TX

Sculpted from native stone, enhanced with rich hardwoods, and wrapped in glass, the Omni Fort Worth Hotel is the newest star in the Fort Worth skyline. A dramatic entrance, both visually and acoustically, shows off a series of illuminated jets outlining the hotel signage in the motor court. Drawing guests inside, the interior lobby fountains […]

Omni Hotel Terrace Pool – Nashville - Nashville, TN

The Omni Nashville Hotel is a 21-story, 800-room hotel specially designed to be an authentic expression of the City of Nashville. Located across from the new Music City Center, this luxury hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience and is seamlessly integrated on three levels with the expanded Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The hotel […]

Oneida Indian Tribe Aquatic Center (Study) - Lake Oneida, NY

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained by Oneida Indian Tribe to assist in developing program alternatives for the development of a new aquatic center.

Onesty Family Aquatic Center - Charlottesville, VA

A 2005 Parks and Needs Assessment determined that the 1975 Onesty Pool in Meade Park was beyond the point of cost-effective repair and in need of replacement. In order to ensure the best use of funding and park land, a planning process began in 2006. In the summer of 2009, the new Meade Park Onesty […]

Orangeburg County – Town of Santee Recreation Complex - Orangeburg, SC

To define the vision for the Master Plan of the Santee Water Park and Recreation Center, Counsilman-Hunsaker attended the 2013 Advanced Planning Charrette for the proposed Santee Waterpark along with representatives from Orangeburg County, the Town of Santee, LS3P Associates, and ADC Engineering. The town’s master plan consisted of an outdoor waterpark, recreation fields and […]

Orangeburg County Aquatic Center - Orangeburg, SC

The Orangeburg County Aquatic Center consists of an indoor recreational facility and outdoor water park and will be operated in collaboration with the Columbia YMCA and Orangeburg County. The 45,000 sq. ft. indoor facilities includes a full size 4,000 sq. ft. six lane 25-meter competition swimming pool, 330 sq. ft. therapeutic spa, full court basketball […]

Oregon State University – Dixon Recreation Family Aquatic Center - Corvallis, OR

In 1992 the Oregon State University built an addition on to the Dixon Recreation Family Aquatic Center to include a dotted “I”, indoor 25-yard lap pool, diving pool, leisure pool and spa. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Architectural Showcase Magazine in 1992.

Owasso, OK YMCA - Tulsa, OK

Founded in 1909 in a booming oil town, the Tulsa YMCA has expanded to include the surrounding counties of Creek, Tulsa, Wagoner, Rogers, and Osage. Six branches and several public school sites later, the new 30,000 sq. ft. Owasso Family YMCA, located just south of a major entry into Tulsa, Oklahoma, is designed to celebrate […]

Oxford Aquatic Centers (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Oxford, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to conduct an Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment and two unannounced site-visits through the CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staff, and the facility’s communication system and emergency […]

Oxford High School Natatorium - Oxford, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with TMP Associates, was commissioned to design a world-class aquatic facility for Oxford High School. State-of-the-art features of the stretch 25-yard pool include: Eight competition lanes outlined in black tile markers from the deep end parapet to bulkhead Six-foot-wide moveable fiberglass bulkhead Practice lanes, from the bulkhead to shallow end, allowing diving […]

O’Fallon Alligator Creek Aquatic Center - O'Fallon, MO

The O’Fallon Alligator Creek Aquatic Center expansion began when a community advocacy team comprised of eight O’Fallon residents raised awareness on the positive impacts that aquatics and recreation opportunities can have on their community.  This group came to be known as the O’Fallon Parks and Action Team (OPAT) and met bi-weekly for nearly six months […]

PA Adult Services Natatorium - Devereux, PA

The Devereux Foundation is a non-profit organization, which offers health-care assistance, currently in 12 states across the country, to children, adults, and families with special needs. Located on 35 beautiful, wooded acres near the historic Berwyn’s Main Line, PA Adult Services specializes in services primarily for adults with mental retardation, mental disabilities, and mental health […]

Paine Aquatic Center - Grand Rapids, MI

The City of Manistee and Manistee Area Public Schools entered into an Interlocal Services Agreement for the operation and maintenance of the new community swimming pool. Counsilman-Hunsaker and Integrated Architecture designed the natatorium with an eight lane 25-yard competition pool, which can also accommodate water polo. Pool gutters are constructed of concrete and tile in […]

Pampa H2O Aquatic Center - Pampa, TX

After residents voted in favor of a $4 million referendum to bring a new aquatic facility to the City of Pampa, children and families near and far are enjoying the new Pampa H2O Aquatic Center, located in Inez Carter Park.  The aquatic facility features over 11,000 sq. ft. of water surface and showcases exciting amenities […]

Pan Am and Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House, 2015 - Toronto, Canada

Photos courtesy of Ken Jones – University of Toronto Scarborough The Pan American Games are one of the world’s largest international multi-sport events, held every four years for athletes of the 42 member nations of the Pan American Sport Organization. Infrastructure Ontario, on behalf of TO2015, the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto and […]

Paradise Bay Water Park - Lombard, IL

After residents voted on a $5.9 million referendum to bring a new pool to the site of their old pool, the Lombard Park District is enjoying Paradise Bay Water Park. The new park has aquatic experiences for young swimmers, senior swimmers, and everyone in between. Turtle Cove has been designed for parents and children younger […]

Parish of East Baton Rouge (Audit and Study) - Baton Rouge, LA

In April 2005, Counsilman – Hunsaker completed facility audits on seven outdoor pools for the Parish of East Baton Rouge. The audits determined the current lifecycle of the facilities and provided options for extending its use. Areas of study included pool finishes, recirculating system, piping, fittings, valves, filtration system, overflow recovery system, water chemistry treatment […]

Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Lisle, IL

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted by Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) to conduct lifeguard operational audits to its members who utilize American Red Cross-trained lifeguards.  CHAMP™ Examiners provided unannounced site-visits to each member where they evaluated the performance of the lifeguards and lifeguard operations.  The knowledge and skills evaluated during on-site evaluations were based on the […]

Park Forest Pool - State College, PA

To meet the growing aquatic needs of the entire community, including populations requiring accessibility, the Centre Regional Recreation Authority commissioned the team of HP Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an Aquatic Master Plan to provide options for the renovation of the Park Forest Community Swimming Pool. Based on the Aquatic Master Plan, an option was […]

Parker Hannifin YMCA - Cleveland, OH

Photograph courtesy of Scott Pease Photography In March 2016, the Greater YMCA of Cleveland celebrated the grand opening of the new 40,000 sq. ft Parker Hannifin YMCA located in renovated retail space in the downtown section of Cleveland. The facility will cater to the downtown business community, considering it’s a five-minute walk for 43,000 business […]

Parkview Health YMCA - Warsaw, IN

Parkview Health, northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio’s largest healthcare provider, partnered with the Kosciusko Community YMCA for this new and exciting facility. As part of their partnership, Parkview Health and the YMCA will share space within the facility. Parkview Health will provide and offer health and wellness services and programs for area residents. By combining […]

Parkwood Sports Complex (Study) - Great Neck, NY

The outdoor swimming pool at the Parkwood Complex is facing physical and functional obsolescence after 35 years. The Great Neck Park District retained Counsilman Hunsaker to conduct a study to examine the potential costs and resulting projected financial performance of a new aquatic center. Options included a larger outdoor leisure pool with attractive amenities and/or […]

Parma Aquatic Center (Study) - Parma, OH

The City of Parma retained Richard L. Bowen and Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic facility options that would help the city make an educated decision before proceeding with the construction and operation of additional aquatic facilities. With a lack of aquatic providers in the area, Parma stands ready to provide an aquatic recreation facility […]

Parrot Island Waterpark (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Fort Smith, AR

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to conduct an Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment through our CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staffing, and the facility’s communication system and emergency procedures.  Counsilman-Hunsaker also evaluated […]

Patriot Park Pool - Homewood, AL

In May 2019, Homewood residents celebrated the grand opening of the new Patriot Park Pool. The new pool is part of a $30 million project to renovate and expand Patriot Park and West Homewood Park. Patriot Park received a new pool with a concession building and West Homewood Park’s received upgrades, including ballfields and an […]

Pattonville High School Aquatic Complex - Maryland Heights, MO

In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Pattonville School District to determine a campus-wide athletic master plan. The plan included the addition of a competition pool for the Pattonville swimming and diving team. Several options were explored to determine the best opportunity for the team to train and compete. January 2013 marked the Grand Opening […]

Paul Blazer High School Swimming Pool (Audit) - Ashland, KY

Murphy Graves Trimble Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for Paul Blazer High School, located in Ashland, Kentucky in August, 2015.  The swimming pool audit identified items that were substandard among the pool and mechanical equipment; items not meeting current health code requirements or industry standards; and equipment that was not operating […]

Paulus Park Pool - Lake Zurich, IL

In January, 2006, Governor Blagojevich (Illinois) announced nearly $20 million for park improvements across the state of Illinois. Paulus Park was among the many parks to receive over $400,000 toward park improvements and upgrades. Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Thompson Dyke & Associates, was retained by the City of Lake Zurich to design and engineer a […]

Pavilion and Fountain Square Park Pools (Audit) - Elk Grove, IL

In January 2005, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the Elk Grove Park District to complete a Facility Audit for the Pavilion and Fountain Square Park Pools. The audit provided the Elk Grove Park District a physical assessment with the associated costs for aquatic planning improvements to achieve improved performance and enjoyment for the facilities. The Facility […]

Pavo Real Recreation Center - El Paso, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with IDEA, were retained by the City of El Paso to extend the existing 50-meter x 25-yard pool 4 ft. and install a bulkhead for greater competitive flexibility. Also included in the renovation was the replacement of the existing gutter, installing underwater lights, and replacing all of the mechanical equipment. Along with […]

Peddie School – Clinton I. Sprout Pool - Highstown, NJ

At 35 meters long and 25 yards wide with a bulkhead, the new pool at Clinton Sprout Natatorium can accommodate 15 lanes while utilizing an eco-friendly filtering system that will save thousands of gallons of water. The structure, designed by the architectural firm Hillier Group, and the pool, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, uses many materials and […]

Pelican Bay Aquatic Center - Edmond, OK

The City of Edmond selected Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a variety of aquatic services, including a Facility Audit of the 40-year-old pool for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The report suggested the most economical solution was to construct a new pool rather than upgrade the existing facility. Counsilman-Hunsaker then developed a Feasibility Study to analyze […]

Penn State – Recreation and Aquatics Center - Harrisburg, PA

Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker designed Penn State’s world-class natatorium, located inside the Capitol Union Building. The natatorium provides the backdrop for Penn State’s swim athletes and various local schools to use for meets and training. The aquatic center was planned by a group of committed citizens, elected officials, administrators from five local municipalities, […]

Penn State University Pool (Audit) - Harrisburg, PA

Penn State University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the lap pool at the Harrisburg campus in July, 2015. The audit identified items that were substandard among the pool and mechanical equipment, items not meeting current health code requirements or industry standards, and equipment that was not operating as designed.  The audit […]

Penn/Harris/Madison School Natatorium - Mishawaka, IN

This facility features an indoor stretch-25 pool with bulkhead.

Pennsylvania State University – Mildred and Louis Lasch Building – Spas - State College, PA

The Mildred and Louis Lasch Building originally opened in 2000 and was one of the finest football training facilities in the country. Since that time, it has seen few upgrades, but remained functional and continued to serve the majority of needs for intercollegiate athletics and Penn State football, but there were a number of functional […]

Perry High School Natatorium - Perry Township & Village, OH

The 200 seat natatorium is used extensively by the high school swim team, as well as by recreational swimmers. It includes a stretch-25 with bulkhead and movable floor. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Athletic Business Magazine in 1994.

Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany - New Albany, OH

The Philip Heit Center for Healthy New Albany is an innovative project created around medical, fitness, social and educational services with the ‘best-of-the-best’ health professionals collaborating to provide guidance and support to reach personal health and wellness goals. The center’s integrative approach to wellness and design inspires a healthier lifestyle with a personalized approach. It is the […]

Phillips 66 Aquatic Center (Audit and Study) - Bartlesville, OK

In August 2015, a site visit conducted to the existing pool at the Phillips 66 Facility in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.  Conditions were evaluated and discussions took place with personnel who were familiar with the construction and operation of the facility.  Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary recommendations, and opinions to […]

Piedmont Aquatic Center (Study) - Piedmont, CA

Harley Ellis Devereux and Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the City of Piedmont to evaluate the future of the city’s existing aquatic center. Three public workshops were held to determine a consensus on pool types and sizes that should be include in the new complex.

Piedmont Park Pool - Atlanta, GA

Located in the heart of Atlanta, Piedmont Park is one of the city’s most beloved historic treasures.  Swimming has been part of the culture at Piedmont Park since it’s creation in the early 1900’s.  Swimming in the lake was replaced by a lakeside swimming pool in 1973.  Both were supported by an adjacent “Bathhouse” building. As […]

Pine Bluff Aquatic Center (Business Plan) - Pine Bluff, AR

The City of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and Crafton Tull retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an Operational Business Plan for the proposed Pine Bluff Aquatic Center. The purpose of this operational study was to develop an expense budget, identify revenue opportunities, and provide knowledge and insight on aquatic operations to assist the Pine Bluff aquatic center recapture […]

Pioneer High School Natatorium - Ann Arbor, MI

This facility features an indoor 14-lane, 25-yard pool with diving boards.

Pirate’s Bay Expansion (Study) - Baytown, TX

The Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn team was the original design team retained for the new waterpark at the Wayne Gray Sports Complex. Pirates’ Bay Waterpark, built in 2010, is a 350,000 sq. ft. waterpark showcasing exciting amenities for all ages. In 2012, the city was looking to expand the aquatic center to continue the remarkable success […]

Pirate’s Cove Aquatic Center - Englewood, CO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Lyman Davidson Dooley, designed the cutting-edge Pirate’s Cove Aquatic Center in Englewood, Colorado. The outdoor waterpark was designed for a variety of age groups and provides attractions that everyone can enjoy. The facility features an array of amenities including: 35-foot tower where three waterslides emerge, ranging in length and speed to […]

Pirates Bay Family Aquatic Center - Baytown, TX

As identified in the 2007 Baytown Marketing Development Plan, the city residents pointed to a need for a large family aquatic center to draw from inside and outside their community. The Wayne Gray Sports Complex, located near a major highway ad an ample footprint to add attractions and accomplished this goal. From this Marketing Development […]

Plano Aquatic Center - Plano, TX

In 2010, the City of Plano commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent Architects to provide a swimming pool audit for the aging indoor pool and outdoor sprayground at the Plano Aquatic Center.  The audit included a visual inspection of the current conditions of the pool and all mechanical systems, and also identified design and/or equipment deficiencies. […]

Pleasant Dale Park District (Planning Workshop) - Burr Ridge, IL

In order to become better Recreation Experience Facilitators, The Pleasant Dale Park District retained Counsilman Hunsaker to complete a Recreation Experience Planning Workshop to assist the Recreation Staff who plan recreation experiences for the community. The workshop process was designed to encourage consistency when staff members engage in experience planning. The two-day workshop was designed […]

Plymouth Community Center - Plymouth, MN

The natatorium in this community center includes two leisure pools featuring a waterslide, wave generation system, zero-beach entry, current channel, rain drop and fitness lap lanes.

Pocono Mountain West High School Natatorium - Monroe County, PA

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects designed a world-class natatorium for Pocono Mountain West High School. This venue is capable of hosting various levels of swimming competitions at the municipal, high school, and state levels. Features of the 3,456 sq. ft. aquatic facility include: 25-yard lap pool with six lap lanes 1-meter springboard […]

Point State Park Fountain - Pittsburgh, PA

The Point State Park Fountain, dedicated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1974, is an iconic landmark of Pittsburgh and is located right at the tip of downtown, at the “point” where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers meet to form the Ohio River. It is located in Point State Park, a national historic landmark hosting […]

Pontiac Aquatic Center (Study) - Pontiac, IL

The City of Pontiac commissioned the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and FGM Architects to provide an Aquatic Facility Feasibility Study that would identify the aquatic needs for the city. After comprehensive research, the consultant developed four facility options where everyone could benefit from aquatic activities. The concepts offered various amenities including basic features to advanced “destination” type features […]

Powell Community Center - Mission, KS

The Powell Community Center was created to serve the citizens of Mission, Kansas as a comprehensive and affordable community recreation center. The new two-level center includes a lounge, game room, meeting rooms, aerobic and weight training rooms, gymnasium, and natatorium. The natatorium includes an indoor leisure pool with three 25-yard lanes, water play features, a corkscrew […]

Prairie Township Community Center - Prairie Township, OH

  Photo credit Cory Klein Photography In 2012, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Moody Nolan, completed a feasibility study which included site analysis and selection based on a 40,000 sq. ft. community center for Prairie Township. The study process analyzed similar regional public and non-profit community recreation centers in Central Ohio as a benchmark for the […]

Prairie Township Community Center (Study) - Prairie Township, OH

The feasibility study focused on site analysis and selection based on a 40,000 sq. ft. community center. The study process analyzed similar regional public and non-profit community recreation centers in Central Ohio as a benchmark for the tax funded facility. As part of the information gathering and public process, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided an aquatic programming session […]

Prairie View A&M University – Student Recreation Center Pool (Audit) - Prairie View, TX

As part of the design for a new Student Recreation Center, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to provide an on-site facility evaluation of the existing pool.  The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the best approach for updating the pool that was originally built in 1963.  Based on the final report, the university decided to do […]

Prince George Indoor Aquatic Center (Study) - Prince George, BC

Counsilman-Hunsaker and Dialog prepared an Aquatic Needs Assessment Report for the City of Prince George, BC, Canada, for its two indoor aquatic centers. The purpose of the study was to understand how these two facilities were performing and how aquatic programming should be delivered to meet the current and future demand of the Prince George […]

Prince Georges County Sportsplex - Landover, MD

The Prince Georges County Sportsplex & Learning Center serves as a regional mixed-use facility, with a field house, an aquatic center, a gymnastics facility, and a fitness center. The project was part of a mix of publicly and privately owned and operated facilities on site. The aquatics program includes an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool […]

Princeton University – Dillon Gymnasium Swimming Pool (Audit) - Princeton, NJ

The Princeton University Audit focused on the 1940’s Dillon Gymnasium Swimming Pool, which was rehabilitated in 1997. The pool is one of two on Princeton’s campus and used for lap swimming, lessons, and summer camps. The audit reported a number of issues to be addressed to bring the pool into code compliance. Plans for the […]

Princeton University Natatorium - Princeton, NJ

In 1990, Counsilman Hunsaker serviced as program consultant for a natatorium that includes a 50-meter pool with a 10-meter tower.

Principia College Hay Field House Pool (Audit) - Elsah, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained to complete a facility audit of The Principia College Hay Field House Pool. Counsilman Hunsaker completed an onsite observation of the facility in October 2003. The purpose of this facility audit was to review and evaluate the existing 25-yard competition pool and its related systems including pool structure, pool deck, pool […]

Proesel Park Pool (Audit) - Lincolnwood, IL

In November 2015, FGM Architects, authorized by the Village of Lincolnwood, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an assessment of the existing pool and pool related equipment at Proesel Park Pool.  The focus of this visit was to review the existing facility and identify the park district’s future vision and goals for the facility.  Recommendations were offered […]

Prosser Aquatic Center - Prosser, WA

In the summer of 2011, the residents of Prosser became the proud owners of a brand new aquatic center. The existing pool, constructed in 1957, provided 53 years of service and memories for the residents of Prosser. The aging facility had deteriorated to such a degree that daily operations were difficult and expensive due to […]

Punahou School Pool (Audit) - Honolulu, HI

This survey/audit of the existing 25-yard by 50-meter swimming pool assessed the necessary restoration, repair and/or replacement of the mechanical systems and structural finish.

Purcell Pool (Audit and Study) - Purcell, OK

Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley- Horn & Associates developed a presentation for Purcell’s City Council and presented three options with various leisure amenities, explored the potential operational expenses and revenues for each concept, and the potential use by various community groups. The team also reviewed aquatic trends across the country, as well as researched the local demographics […]

Purdue University – France A. Córdova Recreational Center - West Lafayette, IN

In October 2012, Purdue University dedicated the five-level France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, named for the university’s president who served from 2007 to 2012. The newly renovated 338,000 sq. ft. recreation center was designed with three glass additions which open up the existing building creating a light-filled atrium. The expanded facility effectively re-uses existing […]

Purdue University – Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center - West Lafayette, IN

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Scholer Corporation formed a joint venture to provide architectural and engineering services to design and construct a new natatorium for the Boilermakers aquatic programs. The $23 million project is a cooperative venture among Intercollegiate Athletics, the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Leisure Studies, and the Division of Recreational Sports. The new […]

Queens College – Fitzgerald Gymnasium Pool (Audit) - Queens, NY

The Fitzgerald Gymnasium at Queens College is a three-story 175,500 sq. ft. structure built in 1957. This facility is used for physical education, exercise science education, recreation and NCAA Division II competitive sports. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to audit the existing pool and respective mechanical systems. The team provided an opinion of probable cost not only […]

Rainier Beach Community Center - Seattle, WA

In 2009, the City of Seattle was looking to replace their outdated community center with a new facility featuring an aquatics component.  Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to develop a business plan which enabled the city to make an educated decision on how best to proceed with the design and operation of a new aquatic center. Working […]

Raleigh Aquatic Center - Raleigh, NC

Counsilman Hunsaker designed the natatorium and swimming pool that includes a 50-meter x 25-yard main pool, a diving well and a wading pool.

Raleigh Swimming Pools (Audit) - Raleigh, NC

The City of Raleigh commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in association Szostak Design to provide swimming pool audits for the following pools: Millbrook, Optimist, Ridge Road, Biltmore, Longview, Chavis, Lake Johnson and Pullen.   The audits identified items that were substandard for each pool and their mechanical equipment, items not meeting current health code requirements or industry standards, and […]

Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa - Palm Springs, CA

Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California, is a good example of referencing imaginative features with the rustic beauty of nature. The waterscape is in tune with its desert appeal of breathtaking mountain views, botanical cactus gardens, and warm Mediterranean Colonial architecture. Tranquil and adventurous aquatic amenities amidst waterslides and waterfalls are […]

Randol Mill Pool - Arlington, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, along with the team of Kimley-Horn & Associates and Davis and Davis, were commissioned to renovate and upgrade Randol Mill Pool for the City of Arlington. The extensive renovation consisted of replacing the 40-year-old traditional L-shaped pool with a new aquatic design constructed on top of the existing pool shell. The design decision helped […]

Randolph-Macon College Brock Center - Ashland, VA

The Brock Center includes a gymnasium, elevated running track, weight/ fitness room, racquetball courts and two saunas. The natatorium houses an indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool with stepped entry. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine in June of 1999.

Raton Recreation Center - Raton, NM

The 42,000 sq. ft. Raton Recreation Center was designed to provide fitness to the community that included swimming pools, basketball courts, weights, indoor running track, community meeting room and a daycare in a state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly building. The building is designed to be energy-efficient and resource conserving. The use of passive solar heating, cooling and daylighting […]

Red Creek Aquatic Center (Study) - Southampton, NY

The Southampton Town Aquatics and Recreation, Inc. (STAR) retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to complete an analysis of the existing feasibility study performed for the proposed Red Creek Aquatic Center. The purpose of this aquatic study was to review the existing study and proposed conceptual plan, expense and revenue budgets, and provide commentary, knowledge and insight on aquatic […]

Reed Road Water Park - Upper Arlington, OH

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Burgess & Niple Architects, was commissioned to provide a total renovation to the Hastings Pool in Upper Arlington, Ohio.  The $4 million pool features all modern upgrades designed with state-of-the-art engineering equipment to help maintain durability and a long life span. Amenities of the community outdoor leisure pool include: 7,665 sq. […]

Reedley College Pool (Audit) - Reedley, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted by the Construction Services Manager at the State Center Community College District to conduct a Facility Audit on the two existing competition swimming pools on the Reedley College Campus at 995 North Reed Avenue, Reedley, California. The purpose of the audit was to observe the current physical state of the swimming pools […]

Regis Jesuit High School Pool (Study) - Aurora, CO

Regis Jesuit High School, the alma mater of Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin, was ready to replace their aging lap pool.  As conversation began, Regis High School retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a feasibility study that would evaluate potential pool concepts.  The team at Counsilman-Hunsaker met with representatives from Regis, including teachers, coaches, and administration, to understand […]

Remington YMCA – Quarry Park Recreation Facility - Calgary AB, Canada

Photos courtesy of  Destroyer Photography After completing programming exercises for four recreation facilities in the City of Calgary, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to provide design and engineering services for two new recreation centers for Quarry Park and Rocky Ridge. The facilities were designed to serve the needs of both residents and employees from the surrounding communities. […]

Rend Lake Community College Natatorium - Ina, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a natatorium that houses a 6-lane, 25-yard pool with stepped entry, separate hydrotherapy pool and a spa of 10-foot in diameter.

Rhodes Jordan Aquatic Center - Lawrenceville, GA

Built in 2002, the $1.5 million Rhodes Jordan Aquatic Center is located inside the 124-acre Rhodes Jordan Park in historic downtown Lawrenceville, Georgia. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Gwinnett County to design this new 8,000 sq. ft. outdoor family-friendly leisure park that includes: Participatory play features Climbable frog Human-sized lily pad walk 21 ft. waterslide Sunshades […]

Rice University – David & Barbara Gibbs Recreation Center - Houston, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker and SmithGroup/F&S designed Rice University’s new recreation facilities as a key part of the university’s vision for the 21st century, which is to cultivate vibrancy on campus and foster a sense of community. The two-story 103,000 sq. ft. David & Barbara Gibbs Recreation Center includes two indoor basketball courts; two outdoor basketball courts; four […]

Richardson City-Wide Master Plan (Study) - Richardson, TX

In 2009, the City of Richardson retained MHS Planning & Design LLC, and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic facility options and citywide master planning strategies that would help the city implement an aquatic facilities system to meet the needs of their citizens for the next 50 years. The scope of the project included:  Meeting with city […]

Richardson Swimming Pool – Schofield Barracks - Oahu, HI

The Richardson Swimming Pool, located at Schofield Barracks, is 100 meters long by 25 meters wide and was constructed in 1944. The pool is used for soldier training, scuba training, competitive swimming, and rehabilitation/therapy.  In the 1970’s, changes were made to the pool finish, filtration and recirculation system and chemical feed system.  Improvements have been […]

Richmond Heights Pool (Audit) - Richmond Heights, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to analyze the condition of the Richmond Heights indoor leisure pool and whirlpool and make recommendations on the best course of action in terms of repairing, renovating, or replacing the pool for City of Richmond Heights, Missouri. The pool was built in 2000 and needs major repairs and upgrades. The audit identifies […]

Richmond University Pool (Audit) - Richmond, VA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Marcellus, Wright, Cox & Smith Architects conducted a facility audit of Richmond University’s existing 25-yard pool. The work included reviewing the existing pool structure, the natatorium space and the pool mechanical room to determine the condition of existing facility and to what degree any changes, modifications or additions should occur […]

Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex Pool (Audit) - Oak Park, IL

Thompson Dyke & Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker were authorized by the Park District of Oak Park to provide a swimming pool audit in April 2007 for the swimming pools at the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex. Originally constructed in 1961, the pools are facing the physical and functional obsolescence. Improvements have been made to the pools and […]

Rittenhouse Hotel Pool (Audit) - Philadelphia, PA

An audit of the swimming pool at the Rittenhouse Hotel was performed to investigate the potential sources of leaks coming from the natatorium area to the floors below.  The general condition of the swimming pool and mechanical equipment was also evaluated.  Multiple locations were identified as potential sources of the pool leak including areas within […]

River Center – Riverside Park Complex - Benton, AR

n November 2014, Benton residents passed a “quality of life” tax to fund a new park and community center to be located on land previously utilized as the Benton Airport. April 2017 celebrated the grand opening of the 117,500 sq. ft. River Center complete with a 14,000 sq. ft. aquatic center, 18,000 sq. ft. Senior […]

RiverChase - Fenton, MO

In 1998, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a Feasibility Study to evaluate options for developing a new outdoor aquatic center for the City of Fenton, a suburb located near St. Louis, Missouri. Each approach was analyzed for the required scope of work, programming benefits, and project costs. Based on the analysis of the Feasibility Study, the community voted […]

Riverdale Country School Pool (Audit) - Bronx, NY

Riverdale Country School is an independent day school that provides a continuous coeducational program for boys and girls from pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. The school is located on two wooded campuses in the northwest corner of New York City. In June 2010, Riverdale Country School commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for their […]

Riverdale Yacht Club Pool (Audit) - Bronx, NY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the Riverdale Yacht Club to provide a swimming pool audit for their aging outdoor pool. The audit report identified items that were substandard, not to current Health Department code requirements, or not operating as designed.  In addition, an opinion of probable construction cost was provided for recommended repairs which will bring the […]

Riverside Beach Family Aquatic Center (Facility Audit) - Independence, KS

Counsilman – Hunsaker was a part of the original design team that completed the new Riverside Beach Family Aquatic Center that opened in 2004. The Riverside facility is operated by a third party. Based upon Counsilman – Hunsaker in depth historical knowledge of the goals and objective for the Riverside project, the firm was retained […]

Riverside Beach Family Center - Independence, KS

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Kimley-Horn & Associates, was hired by the City of Independence to replace their outdated 1962 pool. The city desired a centerpiece facility to serve the aquatic needs of the entire community. The concept was to create a municipal family aquatic center with play features for tots, families, and teens. The resulting […]

River’s Edge Splash Pad - Farmington, MO

Established more than 200 years ago, Farmington, Missouri, has become a prospering community in the Midwest region.  Located in scenic Southeast Missouri, at the edge of the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Farmington prides itself on a rich and very valued heritage, while at the same time experiencing continuous growth, both residentially and economically. In July 2015, the […]

Roanoke Pools (Audit and Study) - Roanoke, VA

The City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation Department vision is: To be positioned as a premier “best in class” parks and recreation system that provides high quality, maintained parks, recreation facilities and programs that are accessible and cost effective. The existing aquatic portfolio for the City of Roanoke includes two outdoor swimming pools: Fallon Park Pool […]

Robert W. Browne Aquatic Center - Coldwater, MI

The new Robert W. Browne Aquatic Center celebrated its grand opening in March 2015. The facility includes a competition pool along with a smaller warm water exercise pool, spectator seating, locker rooms and community rooms. The facility was designed with the latest in energy-saving and sustainable technology. Coldwater High School and Middle School students will […]

Rochester Institute of Technology – Gordon Field House and Activities Center - Rochester, NY

The new Gordon Field House and Activities Center, designed by the team of Cannon Design and Counsilman-Hunsaker, created a plan to seamlessly blend two bodies of water together to make the space as functional as possible. The end result is a diverse design that encompasses a variety of student interests. Named in honor of the […]

Rock ’N River Family Aquatic Center - Round Rock, TX

In 2003, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed a feasibility study to evaluate options for developing a new outdoor aquatic center in Old Settler’s Park. Each approach was analyzed for the required scope of work, programming benefits, and project costs. Based on the analysis of the study, the community voted to build a new outdoor aquatic center, which completed […]

Rockaways YMCA at Arverne by the Sea - New York, NY

In March 2014, the YMCA of Greater New York celebrated the grand opening of the 44,000 sq. ft. Rockaways YMCA at Arverne by the Sea in the Rockaways, a 117-acre developing oceanfront community. This new facility features the largest aquatic center of any of the Y’s 24 citywide branches. The facility includes two indoor pools, […]

Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center Pool - Orangeburg, NY

In August 2006, ground was broken on the new Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center (RCPC), a 56-bed treatment facility designed by Urbahn Architects for the Dormitory Authority, State of New York and New York State Office of Mental Health. The $36 million, 104,000 sq. ft. facility was built on a six-acre site on the Rockland Psychiatric […]

Rockwood Summit High School Natatorium - Fenton, MO

This facility was completed in the fall of 1993. It consists of an academic tower, fine arts room, physical education classrooms and a stadium for football and track. The natatorium has a 12,000-square-foot performance stage and an 8-lane, 25-yard pool. This facility was the recipient of a Facility of Merit Award in Athletic Business magazine […]

Rodale Aquatic Center (Study) - Allentown, PA

Counsilman-Hunsaker completed a Feasibility Study studying various options for the development of a new aquatic center. One option included a new 50-meter pool with a separate therapy pool.

Roger Scott Pool - Pensacola, FL

In 2009, the need for renovation/expansion became apparent for the Roger Scott Pool in Pensacola, Florida. City officials retained Counsilman-Hunsaker and the architectural firm, PBS&J, to transform the existing municipal swimming pool into a more family-focused aquatic center that would give guests a reason to visit time and time again. The concept was to create […]

Rogers Aquatic Center - Rogers, AR

*Photo courtesy of Clifton Eoff Photography In 2011, residents voted in favor of a $26 million bond referendum for a new aquatic facility and sports park for the City of Rogers, Arkansas. That dream became a reality in 2013 with the opening of the Rogers Aquatic Center. The aquatic facility features over 18,000 sq. ft. […]

Rolla Health & Recreation Center - Rolla, MO

The City of Rolla made a commitment in 1999 to upgrade their community aquatic and recreation programming and selected Counsilman-Hunsaker as the lead aquatic consultant. In 2000, the outdoor swimming pool was renovated into a new leisure pool. In 2001, in conjunction with this project, a new recreation center was developed. The aquatic complex embodies […]

Rollins Congressional Club - Rockville, MD

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Mushinsky Voelzke Associates, was commissioned to extensively renovate the Rollins Congressional Club’s aquatics facility and provide modern upgrades and amenities for their community to use and enjoy. The renovated facility showcases: Waterpark with three swimming pools Fully equipped Health Club 2,100 sq. ft. multi-purpose room A new 8,886 sq. ft. outdoor […]

Roosevelt Park Indoor Pool Complex - Rapid City, SD

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Roosevelt Park to build a world-class aquatic facility to meet the programming needs and objectives of the community. The Roosevelt Park Indoor Pool Complex features three bodies of water. Aquatic amenities include: Eight-lane, 25-yard competitive pool Two 1-meter diving boards Separate leisure pool Zero-beach entry Waterslide Interactive play water toys Current […]

Roosevelt Swim Center – Outdoor Pool - Rapid City, SD

In 2012, the team of Fennell Design and Counsilman-Hunsaker provided options to the City of Rapid City, South Dakota, for the development of an outdoor pool at Roosevelt Park located on the south side of the Roosevelt Aquatic Center. In addition to the development of pool design concepts, financial analysis was also prepared which included […]

Rosemary Pool (Study) - Needham, MA

Counsilman-Hunsaker developed a presentation for Needham’s Parks and Recreation Board to present the value of an indoor/outdoor aquatics facility, aquatic trends across the country, as well as researching the local demographics of the Needham community. Counsilman-Hunsaker reviewed the previous feasibility study performed for the Rosemary Pool site and designed an alternative concept that showed both […]

Rosewood Hotel Terrace Pool – Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Completed in 2013 for the Mubadala Development Company, the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Handel Architects designed the extensive water amenities for the Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, which accentuates the elegance and grace of this five-star hotel and residence. Guests are welcomed by a spectacular rain curtain in the porte cochere, while an outdoor fountain leads […]

Rosseau/Red Leaves Resort Pool - Minett, Ontario, Canada

Counsilman Hunsaker was hired by the Red Leaves Resort to develop concepts for this new Marriot Property located in Ontario, Canada. Design included an indoor/outdoor year-round pool, an outdoor spa as well as an outdoor seasonal leisure pool.

Round Rock YMCA Expansion (Study) - Round Rock, TX

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County, in conjunction with the City of Round Rock, Texas, and Round Rock ISD, contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a feasibility study for the purpose of expanding the aquatics facility at the . Components of this study included: 1) the development of a state-of-the-art competitive aquatic venue for Round Rock ISD […]

Russel & Evelyn Fahl Aquatics Center - Columbia City, IN

Photos courtesy of Veteran Strategies, Inc. In 2014, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a conceptual design and feasibility analysis for replacement of the 50-year-old Bunworth Memorial Pool.  Since the pool was in poor condition and showed signs of aging, a new facility would offer recreational, therapy, instructional, fitness, and competitive programs in the community. The feasibility study provided […]

Russia – World Class Zhukovka -

In January 2014, the World Class Zhukovka celebrated the grand opening of their new wellness center designed to create a resort-like getaway for its members. The club offers a full range of fitness and wellness programs, group and personal training, beauty spa, fashion boutique, solarium, and a fitness center featuring a premium line of equipment […]

Rutgers State University – Werblin Recreation Center (Operational Audit) - Piscataway, NJ

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Rutgers University to provide an operational audit and a water chemistry workshop at the Werblin Recreation Center.

Saanich Commonwealth Place - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The Saanich Commonwealth Place was designed as both a community center for the City of Saanich and an aquatic venue for the 1994 Commonwealth Games, commissioned by the Victoria Commonwealth Games Society. It has now become one of the city’s main attractions. When completed, the 132,000 sq. ft. facility was the world’s most advanced aquatic […]

Saginaw Family Aquatic Center - Saginaw, TX

The team of Kimley-Horn & Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker created a plan to make the new Saginaw Family Aquatic Center as functional as possible. The concept was to create a compact, highly themed municipal family aquatic center with play features for tots, families, and teens. The $2.2 million aquatic complex embodies the community’s needs and objectives […]

Salem Family Aquatic Center - Salem, IL

Located in Bryan Memorial Park near the site of the recently demolished 75-year-old pool, the new $3.4 million Salem Family Aquatic Center includes a 9,000 sq. ft. main pool, a 720 sq. ft. toddler pool, large bathhouse and concessions area, mechanical building, and improved access drives, utilities, landscaping and parking lot. Through the efforts of […]

Salem Health Therapy Pool - Salem, OR

Salem Health is a 35,000 sq. ft. outpatient rehabilitation center supporting the rehabilitation needs of the community. The building comfortably allows for 45 different providers to see approximately 240 patients per day. It is meant to serve those who need pediatric therapy, neuromuscular therapy, neuropsychology, orthopedic therapy, work injury management, and aquatic therapy.  The Aquatic […]

Salinas Municipal Aquatic Center - Salinas, CA

After years of planning and a little more than a year of construction, the 17,000 sq. ft. Salinas Municipal Aquatic Center has replaced its 1949 counterpart.  The Salinas Aquatic Center has incorporated many “green” materials and processes, thus earning a Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The facility has a retractable overhead roof, […]

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community -Way of Life Facility (WOLF) - Scottsdale, AZ

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is a sovereign tribe located in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Bounded by the cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, and Fountain Hills, the community encompasses 52,600 acres, with 19,000 held as a natural preserve. With two distinct backgrounds and cultures, the community is comprised of two Native American tribes: the […]

Sammons Park Aquatic Center - Temple, TX

One of the flagship projects on the 2007 Temple Parks Bond, the Sammons Park Indoor Aquatic Center opened within two years of the bond’s approval – on schedule and within the approved project budget. The facility was designed to accommodate a variety of aquatic programs in an intimate indoor setting. The 2,200 sq. ft. heated four […]

San Bruno Recreation Center and Aquatics Center (Study) - San Bruno, CA

In the aftermath of the devastating 2010 Pacific, Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) gas pipeline explosion which destroyed 38 homes, damaged over 70 and killed 8 people in San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood, the City negotiated a restitution settlement with PG&E in the total amount of $70 million. The City Council determined that the funds should […]

San Diego Olympic Training Center Pool - San Diego, CA

This facility features a 50-meter by 22.86-meter by 3-meter pool for water polo, synchronized swimming as well as speed swimming with a 25-meter by 25-yard diving pool.

San Francisco Intercontinental Hotel Pool - San Francisco, CA

With an emphasis on providing for both the mind and the soul, the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco offers a perfect balance between work and leisure. It’s a place where business happens alongside pleasure with ease and sophistication. This impressive, high-rise hotel, with its modern look and surprisingly intimate feel, showcases large glass facades, inviting the […]

San Francisco State University Pool - San Francisco, CA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with HOK Architects designed a dotted “I”, 8-lane, 25-yard pool with a diving pool.

San Francisco State University Pool (Audit) - San Francisco, CA

In January 2003, Counsilman Hunsaker performed a facility audit on the existing swimming pool for the San Francisco State University and provided renovation options for the existing indoor 25-yard pool. The study included options for: basic system upgrades; a new basic swimming pool filtration system, pumps and related face piping; substantial mechanical upgrades, refinishing of […]

San Jose City-Wide Master Plan (Study) - San Jose, CA

As the third largest city in California and the tenth largest city in America, San Jose’s goal is to provide high quality public facilities to meet the growing needs of the community. In light of the city’s aging aquatic infrastructure, a growing disparity between service need and capacity as well as the opening of new […]

San Jose District Two (Study) - San Jose, CA

The City of San Jose contracted Callander Associates, Landscape Architects and Counsilman Hunsaker to assemble information obtained during the previously completed Aquatic Facilities Master Plan project that was relevant to the District Two Site Selection Study project. Additional scope included visit and review of 17 preliminary candidate sites identified by the city, preparation of a […]

San Jose High School Aquatic Center (Study) - San Jose, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker provided the San Jose Unified School District with a variety of conceptual plans and cost estimates on several sites for a new high school aquatic center.  The options explored were a 25-yard pool, a stretch 25-yard pool, and a 50-meter Olympic-sized pool.  

San Jose Unified School District – Gunderson HS and Leland HS Renovations - San Jose, CA

Gunderson High School In May 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a facility audit of the existing outdoor 50-meter competition pool and dive well. The audit identified conditions of the pool that were substandard, items not to current industry swimming pool design standards or codes, equipment that was not functional or not operating as designed and assisted in […]

San Juan Municipal Pool (Audit) - San Juan, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker prepared an audit report after a site visit conducted in June 2015 to the existing municipal pool in San Juan, Texas. Goals of the audit included a review of the aquatic center for deficiencies with regard to current local and state health codes, federal law, and industry standards; a general commentary on support spaces, […]

San Mateo Union High School District Pools - San Mateo, CA

San Mateo Union High School District commissioned the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Quattrocchi Kwok Architects to provide aquatic facility audits for four district high school swimming pools: Aragon High School, Capuchino High School, Hillsdale High School, and Mills High School. The audits were performed primarily to assist in defining a clear scope of work for […]

Sanchez Center - New Orleans, LA

Photo Credit: Greg Miles In June 2013, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) broke ground on the new $17 million Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center and the new $4.1 million New Orleans Fire Department Engine 22 and 39 Fire Station which are both located at the intersection of North Claiborne Avenue and Caffin Street in the […]

Sandy Hook-Elliot County Pool (Audit) - Sandy Hook, KY

Counsilman Hunsaker performed a Facility Audit on the Sandy Hook-Elliot County Pool in Sandy Hook, KY. This review and evaluation of the existing 25-meter pool and its related systems identified deficiencies and made recommendations. Also, preliminary cost estimates for the recommended changes to the pool, support spaces and equipment were specified.

Santa Fe Genoveva Chavez Community Center - Santa Fe, NM

The natatorium includes seating for 250 spectators, a 50-meter indoor pool with a movable bulkhead and diving boards, a separate 8,000-square foot leisure pool with zero-beach entry, vortex, play features, current channel and waterslide, 12-person spa, and a hydrotherapy pool with ramp entry. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine […]

Schertz Aquatic Center - Schertz, TX

The Schertz Aquatic Center is a 27,000 sq. ft. facility that is located on a 4-acre site and connects to the Schertz YMCA (who will operate the facility). This facility houses a competition pool, leisure pool, community spaces, locker rooms, spectator seating and amenity areas. Members can participate in activities such as swimming and water […]

Scott County Parks & Recreation Athletics Building - Georgetown, KY

The team of PB Booker Associates and Counsilman-Hunsaker created a plan to seamlessly blend two bodies of water at the new Scott County Parks and Recreation Athletics Building, making the space as functional as possible. The end result is a diverse design that encompasses a variety of community interests. The aquatic complex embodies the community’s […]

Seaholm High School Natatorium - Birmingham, MI

Birmingham Public Schools commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with TMP Associates, to upgrade Seaholm High School’s indoor physical education and athletic facilities. The pool was in dire need of major renovation for several reasons: the functional condition was obsolete, appealing amenities were not in place, and the design limited program opportunities. Renovation included building a new three-court […]

Shadle Pool - Spokane, WA

In early 2007, the City of Spokane, Washington, retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and ALSC Architects to prepare construction documents for new and replacement aquatic centers at six municipal regional parks. After numerous public meetings with the northwest community and various neighborhood groups, city staff determined that the Shadle Park site (between the municipal library […]

Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge - Calgary AB, Canada

Photos courtesy of dsTroyer Photography After completing programming exercises for four recreation facilities in the City of Calgary, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to provide design and engineering services for two new recreation centers for Quarry Park and Rocky Ridge. The facilities were designed to serve the needs of both residents and employees from the surrounding communities. […]

Sharpstown Pool - Houston, TX

Photo courtesy of Hester and Hardaway Photographers As a rapidly expanding city, the demand for aquatic facilities has increased exponentially along with the continued population growth within the Houston city limits. The city not only provides citizens with the access to public pools, but also venues for the Houston Parks and Recreation Department to teach Water […]

Shelbyville High School Natatorium - Shelbyville, IN

– photo credit Susan Fleck In 2012, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Ratio Architects, was retained by the Shelbyville Central Schools to conduct a swimming pool audit for the Shelbyville Middle School natatorium and the Shelbyville High School natatorium. The audit evaluated the existing conditions of each pool, its equipment and amenities, including life expectancies and […]

Shelbyville Middle School and High School Pool (Audits) - Shelbyville, IN

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Ratio Architects, was retained by the Shelbyville Central Schools to conduct a swimming pool audit for the Shelbyville Middle School natatorium and the Shelbyville High School natatorium. The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the existing conditions of each pool, its equipment and amenities including life expectancies and recommended short-term […]

Sheridan County YMCA Pool (Audit) - Sheridan, WY

Sheridan County YMCA commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool evaluation in January 2015.  The two swimming pools at the Sheridan County YMCA were constructed in 1965 and 1985.  The aquatic facility audit identified items that were substandard in the pools, pinpointed items that did not meet industry swimming pool design standards, and inspected the […]

Sheridan High School Pool (Audit) - Sheridan, CO

The former swimming pool at the Sheridan High School is idle and empty. The city of Sheridan retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct an assessment of the pool to assist in the redevelopment of the vacant indoor pool facility, which is owned by the school district and leased to the recreation district. The City of Sheridan and […]

Sheridan Jr. High School – Early Building Pool - Sheridan, WY

Sheridan County School District #2 is a public school district which serves 3,500 students in grades K-12 and has 10 schools in the district. The Early Building Pool, located at the Sheridan Junior High School, is the only school in the district that provides a swimming pool used to host swim meets, lessons, activities, and […]

Sherwood & Woodson Pools - Odessa, TX

The City of Odessa owns four outdoor seasonal aquatic facilities, each built before 1950. The city recognized the pools reached their physical and functional obsolescence and commissioned the aquatics expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to plan and design new swimming facilities that would continue their community’s long history of aquatic programming. For consideration, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed several concepts […]

Shrewsbury Public Pool - Shrewsbury, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker’s long-standing relationship with the City of Shrewsbury dates back to 1972 when they participated in the design process of the original Shrewsbury Municipal Pool. In 1997, Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to develop a variety of design options for renovating and replacing the 25-year-old facility. In 1999, the need for expansion became apparent. City officials retained […]

Sigrid and Harry Spath Aquatic Center - Fort Bragg, CA

Through local drives and generous private donations by Harry and Sigrid Spath and the Starr Foundation, the Fort Bragg community raised the necessary funds to successfully build their new community center. The C.V. Starr Community Center/Sigrid and Harry Spath Aquatic Facility offers a 40,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art recreation, fitness and aquatic complex. Residents and […]

Simpkins Family Swim Center - Santa Cruz, CA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Elbasani & Logan Architects designed a community center that includes four outdoor swimming pools.  The 50-meter, 18-lane lap pool is the largest in Santa Cruz County, holding nearly 600k gallons of water. The pool is used for lap swimming, water polo and water aerobics; has a 43k gallon warm water pool […]

Sinai Detroit Public Schools -Renaissance/Special Education HS Pool - Detroit, MI

The Detroit Public School District possesses a strong commitment to the special needs population in their community. They commissioned the aquatic expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a swimming venue to meet the school’s various programming needs. With the development of the Sinai Educational Campus, a teaching pool was designed for those with special needs. Features […]

Sioux Falls City-Wide Aquatics Master Plan (Study) - Sioux Falls, SD

In 2000, the City of Sioux Falls retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to assess their existing aquatic facilities and to provide options for renovation and/or replacement. Each concept was analyzed and estimates were provided for construction costs, attendance, and operating revenue. In April 2006, the city commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to update the original study and integrate the previous study […]

Skyline High School Natatorium - Ann Arbor, MI

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with TMP Associates, was retained by Ann Arbor Public Schools to design an aquatic facility for the new Skyline High School. The goal was to create a comprehensive high school pool, both in terms of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities for students. With that in mind, Counsilman-Hunsaker designed a fast competition pool which […]

Slippery Rock University – Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center - Slippery Rock, PA

The Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center includes an elevated jogging track, locker rooms, a fitness and weight room, an aerobics room, a student lounge, a climbing wall and an auxiliary gym for in-line skating. The natatorium includes a 6-lane, 25-meter pool with stepped entry. This facility won the 2000 Facility of Merit Award for […]

Smith College – Dalton Pool (Audit) - Northampton, MA

To determine what it would need in order to continue service for another 10 years, Smith College retained Gund Partnership and Counsilman-Hunsaker to assess the physical condition of the existing Dalton Pool located in the Ainsworth Gym. The study looked at 1) the pool, including all its mechanical and electrical systems; 2) the mechanical and […]

Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel - Mt. Pleasant, MI

-Photo Credit Marcella Hadden The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan formed the Migizi Economic Development Company to explore non-gaming revenue opportunities to secure the tribe’s financial well-being. The Mt. Pleasant-based company has since developed several properties including the new Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel, which opened in May 2012. The property includes 243 guest […]

Socorro ISD Regional Education Recreation Facility Pool (Audit) - El Paso, TX

The pools at the Socorro ISD Regional Education Recreation Facility, located in El Paso, Texas are owned and operated by the Socorro Independent School District. Heery International commissioned Counsilman – Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in December, 2006 for the existing four bodies of water. The audit identified items that were not operating as […]

Solaris Residence Pool - Vail, CO

Solaris Residence is a new luxury condominium development in the heart of Vail Village with unsurpassed Vail Ski Mountain views. Solaris has five-star services and amenities such as public plaza, private swimming pool and hot tub, ice rink, 10 lane bowling alley, private spa and fitness facility, heated underground garage, valet parking and bell service, […]

Solon Community Center - Solon, OH

After performing a Feasibility Study in 1996 to determine the type of aquatic center the City of Solon should build, they again retained City Architecture, in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker, to move forward with designs of indoor and outdoor leisure pools for the Solon community. With more than 16,000 sq. ft. of aquatic recreation, both pools […]

Somerset Hills YMCA – 1998 (Study) - Somerset Hills, NJ

Counsilman Hunsaker was retained by Somerset Hills YMCA to develop a plan for renovating and expanding the existing YMCA campus. The scope of work included developing a needs analysis for all YMCA uses including fitness, wellness, daycare programming, education and swimming. The Feasibility Study developed three options for consideration including new construction, renovating the existing […]

Somerset Hills YMCA – 2010 (Study) - Somerset Hills, NJ

The Somerset Hills YMCA commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to assist the YMCA in defining short-term and long-term operational strategies and to identify the means to achieve them. The purpose of this plan was to provide a balanced incorporation of existing resources create strategies that would encourage efficiency in operations, offer sound and effective financial practices, and develop […]

Sooner Park Pool (Study) - Bartlesville, OK

The Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce and the City of Bartlesville contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a feasibility study for planning an aquatic center on the site of the Sooner Park Pool. Originally, three separate options were developed to give the City of Bartlesville a variety of aquatic facility options, including indoor and outdoor, competitive and leisure […]

Souderton High School Natatorium - Souderton, PA

The Souderton Area School District (SASD) is situated midway between the cities of Allentown and Philadelphia. The Souderton Area with farmlands becoming home sites at a steady pace is considered suburban Philadelphia. To meet the needs of this growing community, SASD was facing a dilemma of over-crowding at its schools. To accommodate growth, the School […]

South Branch YMCA - Wichita, KS

In 2006, the Greater Wichita YMCA commissioned the aquatic expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey to renovate and expand their existing outdoor swimming facility. The new state-of-the-art family friendly recreation pool features: 9,017 sq. ft. Leisure Pool Winding lazy river Raft slide and drop slide Water climbing wall Interactive play feature […]

South Dade Park – Helen Sands Pool - Homestead, FL

In 2018, Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces celebrated the long-awaited grand opening of their new $5.4 million aquatic complex at Homestead’s South Dade Park.  The resilient project was more than 10 years in the making, surviving a long hiatus due to the financial recession and Hurricane Irma in 2017. The new 5,900 sq. […]

South Franklin Circle Pool - Chagrin Valley, OH

South Franklin Circle – A Judson Partnership for Smarter Living is a cutting-edge, active adult community which combines the best of Northeast Ohio living: the New England charm of Chagrin Falls coupled with the hotbed of culture and technology of University Circle. In 2005, the Judson Partnership allocated funds to support a new retirement community […]

South High School Natatorium - Cheyenne, WY

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, DLR Group, and Tobin & Associates designed the new $63 million Cheyenne South High School for Laramie County School District #1, which opened in August 2010. Counsilman-Hunsaker provided aquatic design for the eight lane 25-yard competition pool with two 1-meter springboards, water surface agitators, air bubbling system for dive training, and […]

South Lyon East High School Natatorium - South Lyon, MI

In 2007, the students of South Lyon East High School were welcomed to a new state-of-the-art facility, serving as a marvel of design for the students and the community. Counsilman-Hunsaker and Integrated Design Solutions designed the natatorium that houses a 25-yard by 25-meter competition pool with eleven 25-yard lanes. The pool configuration is popular in […]

South Park Splash Pad - Billings, MT

South Park is an iconic park that is over 100 years old, located in a residential area just south of downtown Billings. During the summer of 2010, the wading pool at South Park was removed due to mounting repair and new regulation compliance costs.  Years later, funding was authorized to provide for a splash pad […]

South Penn Square Pool - Philadelphia, PA

Counsilman – Hunsaker designed an indoor lap and recreation pool with Handel Architects that will be located on the 2nd floor of a new high-rise condominium. Also included in the project will be a waterwall fountain feature in the adjacent garden court.

South Plains College Swimming Pool (Audit) - Levelland, TX

In February 2014, Treanor Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a swimming pool audit at South Plains College to identify items that were substandard among the pool and mechanical equipment, as well as, items not meeting current health code requirements or industry standards.  After 43 years of operation, the pool was found to be in need […]

South Run Recreation Center - Fairfax County Park Authority, VA

This facility features a 25-meter by 25-yard pool, spa and leisure pool with zero- depth entry.

South Suburban Parks and Recreation District (Audit and Study) - South Suburban, CO

The South Suburban Park District (SSPRD) hired Counsilman-Hunsaker in September 2017 to complete an audit of Harlow (1963), Franklin (1964), and Holly (1977) pools with the goal of determining budgets and prioritizing necessary repairs and renovations.  Upon the completion of this audit, it was identified that the potential costs to complete repairs and renovations to […]

Southeast High School Natatorium - Fenton, MO

This facility features 8-lane, 25-yard pool with diving boards.

Southeast Missouri HealthPoint Fitness Pool - Cape Girardeau, MO

Turning a former grocery store into the Southeast Missouri Hospital Health Point Plaza is not only good for supporting a healthy community but also environmentally intelligent. Through the guidance of Integrated Architecture and Counsilman-Hunsaker, Southeast Missouri Hospital transformed the former Albertson’s building into adaptive reuse. Thus, redeveloping older buildings where utility infrastructure and ingress/egress already […]

Southeast Missouri State University – Student Aquatic Center - Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects to design a new Student Aquatic Center next to the existing Student Recreation Center. The center boasts unique aquatic amenities that no other campus recreation aquatic center has to offer. The aquatic complex embodies the school and community’s needs and objectives by […]

Southeast Polk High School Natatorium - Des Moines, IA

  Southeast Polk School District was experiencing tremendous growth and development, putting a strain on the current facilities and causing overcrowding in every classroom. To meet the growing needs of the community, the school district built a new high school and elementary school. Frevert Ramsey-Kobes Architects provided architectural and engineering services for the new Southeast […]

Southeast Polk Middle School Pool (Audit) - Des Moines, IA

Southeast Polk School District commissioned Frevert-Ramsey-Kobes Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in December 2008. This audit was performed on the 1968 five lane 25-yard swimming pool located in the old high school, (will be renamed the middle school when the new high school opens in fall 2009). The audit identified items related […]

Southern Illinois University – University Hall Pool (Audit) - Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the outdoor pool located at the University Hall student residence. The outdoor pool was constructed in the courtyard of University Hall in 1967. The University Hall property was privately held until Southern Illinois University bought the property several years ago. The […]

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Pool (Audit) - Carbondale, IL

Southern Illinois University Carbondale commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an aquatic audit for their 35-year-old indoor 50-meter pool (located in the Student Recreation Center) and their 57-year-old indoor short course lap pool and therapy pool (located in Pulliam Hall). In addition to recommendations for the pools’ mechanical systems, the audit included recommendations for new pool technology […]

Southern Methodist University – Robson Lindley Aquatics Center and the Barr-McMillion Natatorium - Dallas, TX

Photos courtesy of Steve Hinds Photography Southern Methodist University (SMU) broke ground in February 2016 on the Robson Lindley Aquatics Center and the Barr-McMillion Natatorium. The new aquatics center will replace the historic Perkins Natatorium. The new 43,500 sq. ft. collegiate Georgian-style center will be home to SMU’s internationally recognized men’s and women’s swimming and […]

Southern Utah University – Physical Education Building - Cedar City, UT

Completed in 2000, the Physical Education Building at Southern Utah University is both an educational and a recreational facility. The functions of the building are separated into individual components connected by the circulation space to reduce the impact of a massive 130,000 sq. ft. building. The building is comprised of two large volume spaces: a […]

Southwest Pool (Study) - Largo, FL

Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn were retained by the City of Largo, Florida, to prepare a Southwest Pool Analysis Study. The consultants met with the staff and performed a visual inspection of the existing outdoor pool, bathhouse, and site to document and discuss issues related to the existing pool and bathhouse. In addition, the consultants utilized Weller […]

Southwest Waterfront Hotels at The Wharf Canopy by Hilton Terrace Pool - Washington, DC

The Wharf is a $2 billion, world-class, mixed-use waterfront community in the District of Columbia’s Southwest Waterfront. One of the most exciting urban waterfront environments in the world, The Wharf features 3.2 million sq. ft. of new residential, office, hotel, and retail space as well as cultural, marina, and public use spaces, such as waterfront […]

Speedway Village Aquatic Center (Business Plan) - Lincoln, NE

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Kidwell, Inc. to prepare a business plan for a new aquatic center and determine the overall viability of the aquatic center.  Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a review of staffing levels, revenue and expense models and performed two market analysis in an attempt to determine the most suitable site for the aquatic center.

SPJST Lodge 88 (Study) - Houston, TX

SPJST Lodge 88 sponsors a wide range of family-oriented activities and community service projects. Family activities include musical and dance groups, dances, picnics, games, contests, tournaments, summer camps, and youth activities. Lodge members also participate in community service projects and food drives, contribute lodge funds, and assist hospitals, nursing homes, police and fire departments.

Splash City - Collinsville, IL

City of Collinsville commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide aquatic expertise in the development of a new community aquatic center. This aquatic center has been a highlight to the community of Collinsville and has had two separate additions since 1998. The aquatic complex embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining leisure areas and fitness/competitive swimming program […]

Splash in the ‘Boro Family Aquatic Center (Study) - Statesboro, GA

Statesboro–Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department retained the Kimley Horn and Counsilman-Hunsaker team in March 2006 to develop a five-year aquatic plan for Splash in the ‘Boro Family Aquatic Center and the effect that may resonate on attendance if a substantial waterpark or other neighboring aquatic centers were to open in the region. Operated since […]

Splash Island Aquatic Center - Plainfield, IN

In 2004, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Sebree Architects, provided aquatic design expertise for the Town of Plainfield with a new recreation and aquatic facility. The facility includes an indoor leisure pool as well as an outdoor waterpark know as Splash Island Aquatic Center. The concept was to create a highly-themed municipal family aquatic center with […]

Splash Landing Indoor Aquatic Center (Audit) - Glenview, IL

The Glenview Park District, IL, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker and McClure Engineering to provide an assessment of the 2001 Splash Landing Indoor Aquatic Center. Four bodies of water at the site included a warm water therapy pool, a six lane lap pool, a play pool, and a whirlpool. The assessment evaluated the existing pools and respective support […]

Splash Station - Cleburne, TX

In 2003, the City of Cleburne, Texas, engaged consultants Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent Architects to undertake an Aquatic Feasibility Study to assess the current aquatic leisure facility’s needs for both now and into the future. The study considered the demographics of the community, extensive community consultations, and the existing aquatic facilities in Cleburne and the […]

Splash Valley Aquatic Park (Audit) - Kankakee, IL

Kankakee Valley Park District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool operational audit in June, 2009 for the Splash Valley Aquatic Park located in Kankakee, Illinois. The purpose of the operations audit was to review current aquatic operations at the aquatic park and the related pool equipment, and attempt to identify potential causes and solutions […]

Splashdown and Waterworks Waterparks (Study) - Prince William County, VA

The Prince William County Park Authority retained Counsilman-Hunsaker along with Kimley-Horn and Associates to develop a strategic plan for future additions and expansions for Splashdown and Waterworks water parks.  Over the past several years, a change in demographics and a lack of investment has diminished the attendance and revenue for each of these facilities.  The […]

Spokane Splashpads - Spokane, WA

In 2007, Counsilman-Hunsaker completed an Aquatic Master Plan for the City of Spokane in association with a local Architect, ALSC. The master plan identified community swimming pools that had reached physical and functional obsolescence, and highlighted a need to provide aquatic experiences to newly developed and underserved neighborhoods. Pleased with the results from the Master […]

Spokane, WA, Master Plan - Spokane, WA

The City of Spokane, Washington, retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and ALSC Architects to prepare an Aquatic Master Plan to focus on the need for improved or new aquatic facilities. The plan identified current outdoor swimming pools facing physical and functional obsolescence. Consequently, the City of Spokane passed a bond measure in November 2007 to […]

Sports Center Pool - Northbrook, IL

In 2015, Northbrook Park District secured funds to upgrade the existing aging infrastructure at the Sports Center Pool. The tank at the popular community pool was almost 50 years old and needed to be replaced, along with the mechanical systems, underground piping and concrete deck. The goal was to demolish and rebuild within the existing […]

Sports Stable Aquatic Sport Training Facility Pool (Study) - Superior, CO

The Sports Stable, located in Superior, CO, saw a need to expand their offerings by adding aquatic sport training to their facility.  Limited space was available for an expansion, so the Sports Stable hired Counsilman-Hunsaker to complete a feasibility study that would create a concept to maximize the available space.  Counsilman-Hunsaker was able to create […]

SportsCom Recreation and Aquatics Center - Murfreesboro, TN

The City of Murfreesboro considered its aquatic options for the next 25 years at the SportsCom Recreation and Aquatics Center. In 2004, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a Facility Audit which evaluated three bodies of water and their respective mechanical systems. Pleased with the results from the audit, the project went into design in 2009 and was completed […]

Sportscom Recreation and Aquatics Center (Audit) - Murfreesboro, TN

The City of Murfreesboro is considering its options for the future of aquatics at the Sportscom Recreation and Aquatics Center facility. Counsilman Hunsaker performed a Facility Audit in November 2004 at the Sportscom Recreation and Aquatic Center. The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the existing three bodies of water with an evaluation of […]

Spring Lake Park Pool (Audit) - Texarkana, TX

The City of Texarkana, Texas, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in April 2006. Constructed in 1953, the outdoor swimming pool located in Spring Lake Park is owned and operated by the City of Texarkana. Repairs had been made to the pool and mechanical systems over the years with a major renovation in 1981. The bathhouse […]

Springbrook Pool (Audit) - Alcoa, TN

Original pool construction started in 1930. A large number of unemployed residents within the City of Alcoa were liable under then-existing tax laws to pay a $5.00 road tax or five days’ labor on the city streets. A major portion of the labor used in the construction of the Springbrook Pool was that of individuals […]

St. Catherines School -Sports and Fitness Center - Richmond, VA

The new 70,000 square foot Sports and Fitness Center opened in the summer of 2003. This facility was designed to serve every girl at St. Catherines, from the junior kindergartener to the high school senior, from the artist to the athlete. The facility includes workout areas with weights and cardio- vascular machines in addition to […]

St. Charles City-Wide Aquatics Master Plan (Study) - St. Charles, MO

The City of St. Charles Parks & Recreation Department (SCPRD) retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates to provide services for the assessment of existing facilities and to develop a long-range Citywide Aquatic Facilities Master Plan for facility improvements. Analysis included inspection, evaluation, and recommendation for renovation, redevelopment and/or replacement with new facilities […]

St. Charles, MO – Wapelhorst Pool and Blanchette Pool - St. Charles, MO

In 2015 Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn & Associates conducted an Aquatic Facilities Strategic Master Plan for the City of St. Charles.  The scope of work included evaluation of the City’s existing aquatic facilities, demographic research (population, age, income, user groups), community focus groups and public forums, detailed cost estimates (capital, operational, revenue, business plan), and an […]

St. Cloud Aquatic Center (Study) - St. Cloud, FL

The City of St. Cloud retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop aquatic options for their current and future aquatics programming. The research provided assisted the City in making decisions on future expansion of their current aquatic center, and to meet the growing aquatic needs of the entire community. Counsilman-Hunsaker developed four options for review that provided aquatic competition/training […]

St. James Tower Pool - St. James, PA

In 2002, Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor swimming pool located on the 10th floor in the residential St. James tower. The  pool includes two (2) fitness lap lanes, bench seating area and step entry.  The perimeter overflow of pool utilizes a deck level gutter.

St. Louis Country Club Pool - St. Louis, MO

In 2010, St. Louis Country Club commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a facility audit for two swimming pools.  The lap pool has served the club well for the last 83 years while the wading pool was constructed in 2007.  The audit identified items that were substandard, obsolete, or not operating as designed.  An opinion of probable construction […]

St. Marys Aquatic Center (Study) - St. Marys, PA

In 1992, the Borough of St. Marys absorbed the surrounding township of Benzinger and incorporated into a city.  The existing aquatic portfolio for the City of St. Marys offers an outdoor T-shaped pool with a waterslide and small children’s wading pool, all facing physical and functional obsolescence. The consultant team of hP Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker […]

St. Marys College – Somerset Complex - St. Marys, MD

St. Mary’s College commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Cochran, Stephenson & Donkervoet, to design the new 122,000 sq. ft. Somerset Complex, which features a world-class competition pool including: 50-meter competition pool with eight lap lanes Two moveable bulkheads where instructional, recreational, team practices, and collegiate meets can occur simultaneously Specially designed gutters to minimize waves […]

St. Mary’s Recreation Center Pool (Audit) - Bronx, NY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and Sage & Coombe Architects to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor pool at the St. Mary’s Recreation Center in February 2016. Since the facility was originally constructed in 1949, and renovated in 1988, several elements within the facility were […]

St. Norbert College – Mulva Family Fitness & Sports Center - De Pere, WI

The Mulva Family Fitness & Sports Center (formerly the Schuldes Sports Center) has undergone a $26 million expansion and renovation.  Home of St. Norbert’s basketball and volleyball teams, the expanded Mulva Family Fitness & Sports Center is also home to the new swim and dive teams, which were added as official varsity sports with the […]

St. Peters Rec-Plex - St. Peters, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects, was commissioned by the City of St. Peters to plan and design a world-class aquatic complex for its nationally recognized aquatics program and to host special aquatic events. In 1994, the Rec-Plex hosted the Olympic Festival and in 2004, hosted the Olympic Diving Trials. The state-of-the-art natatorium […]

St. Regis Museum Tower Pool - San Francisco, CA

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a single lap pool on the 5th floor of the upscale residential high rise called St. Regis Museum Tower located in San Francisco.

St. Simeon’s Episcopal Home Therapy Pool - Tulsa, OK

Residents of St. Simeon’s Episcopal not-for-profit retirement community, where men and women of all faiths live independently, are thoroughly enjoying the new indoor aquatic amenities in a beautiful, light-filled natatorium. St. Simeon’s mission is: To be the preferred home for those who wish to live their later years in an environment with the highest attainable […]

Stanford University – Avery Aquatic Center - Stanford, CA

As one of the most prestigious universities in the nation, Stanford University is not only recognized for academic excellence but also outstanding programs in athletics and aquatics. Since 1920, Stanford University has collected countless national awards and trophies, turning out some of history’s finest Olympic aquatic athletes, winning numerous gold medals. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained for […]

Starmount Forest Country Club - Greensboro, NC

In 2014, Starmount Forest Country Club retained the services of Counsilman-Hunsaker and J. Hyatt Hammond Associates to make improvements and upgrades to the aquatic facilities at the country club. Renovations were made to the existing pool club house including the restrooms, kitchen and lounge areas, addition of a laundry facility and a new open air […]

State College High School Natatorium - State College, PA

State College Area High School is the only public secondary school in the State College Area School District. Located within walking distance of Penn State University, the school is known for its academic, athletic, and musical prominence. In 1988, the team of Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained to design the natatorium with […]

State University of New York Natatorium - Buffalo, NY

Site of 1993 World University Games Diving Competition. This natatorium includes a 50-meter by 25-yard pool, plus a diving pool with a 10-meter tower. This facility won the 1986 Bronze Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business Magazine.

Ste. Genevieve Aquatic Center - Ste. Genevieve, MO

In 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Ste. Genevieve County to develop conceptual options and scenarios being considered by the county.  The Outdoor Aquatic Facility Feasibility Study identified the aquatic needs for the county and presented potential facility spaces that may meet those needs. Meetings were held with several stakeholder groups, as well as the Aquatic […]

Ste. Genevieve County Community Center - Ste. Genevieve, MO

Ste. Genevieve County Community Center is a 55,000- square-foot facility that includes an aquatic center, a gymnasium, fitness area, meeting rooms, game room and the Ozark Regional Library. The aquatic center consists of an indoor leisure pool with three 25-yard lap lanes, zero-beach entry, vortex and waterslide.

Stephen F. Austin State University – Student Recreation Center - Nacogdoches, TX

In a 2004 campus referendum, Stephen F. Austin University students approved a fee to construct a recreation center. Leaders at the university subsequently built a center to house the Campus Recreation Department, aquatics, safety camps, fitness/wellness, intramural sports, and member services The resulting design takes advantage of the site’s sloping terrain and sweeping views of […]

Stephens Family YMCA - Champaign, IL

The new 75,000 sq. ft. Stephens Family YMCA not only houses traditional YMCA services such as a gymnasium, weight/fitness area, aquatic area, a group fitness room, and multi-purpose rooms; but also incorporates the concepts of Larkin’s Place throughout the facility.  Not really a place, it is a focused effort that places an emphasis on removing […]

Stone Mountain Park Big Rock Waterpark - Atlanta, GA

The Big Rock Waterpark is a 15 acre outdoor waterpark set in the scenic and historic Stone Mountain Park on the outskirts of Atlanta, GA. This waterpark under development by Herschend Family Entertainment replaces a swimming beach and four old waterslides that previously occupied the site. The site is situated adjacent to a lake and […]

Sue Haswell Pool (Audit) - Bryan, TX

The City of Bryan commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Sue Haswell Pool, a 60-year old outdoor swimming pool. The purpose of the aquatic facility audit was to identify items that are substandard in the pool, identify items not to current industry swimming pool design standards, or equipment not operating as […]

Suffoletta Pool (Audit) - Georgetown, KY

Counsilman Hunsaker evaluated the existing outdoor Suffoletta Pool to review the possible options for upgrading the current facility as well as constructing a new outdoor family aquatic center. This report provided the community with a starting point in determining what possibilities are available in modern day outdoor aquatic facilities. Counsilman Hunsaker developed a repair plan […]

Suffolk Community College – Eastern Campus Health and Wellness Center - Riverhead, NY

February 2019 celebrated the grand opening of the Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus Health and Wellness Center. The $21 million, 40,000-sq. ft. building features an eight-lane, 25-yard pool built for sanctioned competitive swimming and diving and includes bleachers, a sound system and an interactive scoreboard. Features include: 4,500 sq. ft. Competition Pool Eight 25-yard […]

Suffolk Community College Natatorium - Brentwood, NY

This aquatic facility was renovated into an outdoor, 8-lane, stretch-25 with bulkhead and diving boards for competition, a 50-meter recreation pool, a 10-lane, 50-meter training pool with bulkhead, a separate 25-meter dive pool with boards and a 3-centerline, 10-meter tower.

Sugar Land Recreation Center (Study) - Sugar Land, TX

The City of Sugar Land, located 20 miles southwest of Houston, is one of Texas’ premier cities with a plethora of new businesses, communities and master-planned neighborhoods. A strong commitment to a family-oriented atmosphere, Sugar Land Parks and Recreation encompasses a wide range of recreational features: 20 city parks, an amphitheater, a skate park, BMX […]

Summit Family YMCA - Newnan, GA

Summit Family YMCA was founded in 2001 through a unique partnership with Summit Healthplex, a newly opened state-of-the-art health care center that includes medical practices such as orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, rehabilitation, internal medicine, and occupational medicine. The Summit Healthplex is committed to an integrative approach to medical care, which heavily emphasizes wellness, prevention, and […]

Summit Hall Park Pool - Gaithersburg, MD

Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 10,000 square foot outdoor leisure pool complex with two water flumes, a separate 1,000-square foot childrens pool with activity area and play features. This facility won the 1990 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business Magazine.

Summit Middle School Natatorium - Johnston, IA

The Johnston Community School District had experienced a tremendous amount of growth with its student population and needed more space to accommodate enrollment. A new 160,000 sq. ft. middle school for students in grades six and seven, designed by Frevert-Ramsey-Kobes, accomplished their growth objectives. Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to design the natatorium component of the school, which […]

Sun Valley Aquatic Center - Lewisville, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Kimley-Horn & Associates, was commissioned to provide creative design concepts for the renovation of the city’s 30-year-old, outdated pool. The growing community wanted a modern aquatic facility to serve and meet its leisure and fitness needs. The city’s goal was to design an exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience for its residents. […]

Sunriver Owners Association Aquatic Center (Study) - Sunriver, OR

With new resorts being proposed for the Pacific Northwest, Sunriver members are concerned about the effects of such developments on their property values and equity growth. As a result, the Sunriver community recently completed a strategic plan that identified swimming pools as a critical amenity, but are outdated and in short supply at the resort. […]

Sunset Country Club Pool - Sunset Hills, MO

Sunset Country Club is one of St. Louis’s most historic and prestigious private clubs with majestic views of the Meramec River Valley. The club provides golf, tennis, swimming, dining and banquet facilities, plus a full social calendar of recreation and social amenities. In June 2010, the members overwhelmingly approved a $3.15 million capital improvement project […]

Sweetwater Union High School District – Mar Vista High School Pool (Study) - Chula Vista, CA

In 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the Sweetwater Union High School District to develop conceptual options and scenarios for a new competition swim venue. The high school district’s existing facility is over 50 years old and no longer adequately served the school and the local community.  An audit was conducted by Counsilman-Hunsaker which determined that […]

Swim Winchester Pool (Study) - Winchester, MA

Swim Winchester, a volunteer not-for-profit organization created to design, build, and maintain an all-season community swimming pool in Winchester, Massachusetts, contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a needs assessment with the following objectives: Analyze demographics and requirements for an aquatics facility in Winchester Develop conceptual designs for the facility to meet community needs Provide estimates of construction […]

Swope Park - Kansas City, MO

In 2001, Counsilman-Hunsaker was hired to audit 11 outdoor aquatic facilities located in Kansas City, Missouri. The existing pools were in need of major renovation or replacement for several reasons: the functional conditions were obsolete, appealing amenities were not in place, the designs limited program opportunities and the annual attendance was steadily declining. Based on […]

Swope Park Renovation - Kansas City, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker with Shaughnessy Fickel and Scott performed design services for the renovation of historical Swope Park Pool in Kansas City, Missouri area, which was constructed in 1941. Services included design drawings for renovation of three separate bodies of water: 50-meter pool, diving pool, tot pool; pool mechanical equipment and support spaces.

Sycamore Park Sprayground - Ft. Worth, TX

The City of Fort Worth Parks and Communities Services’ Neighborhood Development Program presents communities with an opportunity to leverage private resources with city funds for park improvements. The goal is to instill a sense of neighborhood involvement and ownership in the development / replacement of facilities. Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Hector Gomez designed a spraying, […]

Sykesville Public Safety Training Pool - Sykesville, MD

The State of Maryland Police & Safety Workers had Cochran, Stephenson & Donkervoet, Inc. join with Counsilman Hunsaker to design a 50-foot by 25-foot training pool for the teaching of life saving, scuba diving, and underwater accident rescue in Sykesville, Maryland.

Takoma Aquatic and Community Center - Washington, DC

Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker, was commissioned to design the state-of-the-art Takoma Community Center for the citizens of Washington, D.C. The 38,000 sq. ft. addition houses a natatorium, weight room, aerobic studio, meeting rooms, concession area, locker rooms, and other programming spaces. The aquatic venue is the only facility in Washington, D.C. equipped […]

Talbot County YMCA - Easton, MD

This facility features a 25-meter by 25-yard indoor pool.

Tandy YMCA - Tulsa, OK

Photos of Ralph Cole Photography The YMCA of Greater Tulsa and The University of Oklahoma Schusterman Health Center developed a partnership to create the new Tandy Family YMCA, designed to help transform the health of the community. The makeover is a combination of the renovation of the existing Thornton Family YMCA and a new 48,200 […]

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Texas A&M University – Natatorium Renovation & Expansion - College Station, TX

Photo credit Larry Field Photography In 2017, Texas A & M University’s Student Recreation Center underwent a $54 million renovation and expansion to accommodate its growing student body, which now totals more than 50,000 students. The design for the 100,000 sq. ft. expansion and renovation consists of several new recreation spaces aimed to enhance the […]

Texas A&M University – Rec Sports Aquatics – College Station - College Station, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Marmon Mok Architects, was commissioned to design a world-class natatorium for Texas A & M University. Recognized for their excellent collegiate athletics program, the university’s goal was to design a state-of-the-art aquatics facility for their athletes. The natatorium is comprised of four bodies of water: Competition Pool 50-meter by 25-yard competition […]

Texas A&M University Outdoor Pool- Commerce - Commerce, TX

F & S Partners in association with Counsilman Hunsaker converted the existing indoor 25-meter pool into a 48,000-square-foot outdoor activities space that includes 25-meter pool, a new 500-square foot spa, two basketball courts and two sand volleyball courts. The kinesiology building occupied the site prior to construction, so the new leisure pool was positioned over […]

Texas Baptist Encampment Aquatic Center (Study) - Palacios, TX

In February 2018, the Texas Baptist Encampment (TBE) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a feasibility study analysis for a new outdoor aquatic center. Through this process, Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to identify and assess the need for a new aquatic center, develop several options for consideration that meet the aquatic needs of TBE, and develop construction and […]

Texas State University – Student Recreation Center - San Marcos, TX

The Texas State University Student Recreation Center addition and renovation was overwhelmingly approved by a 2005 student referendum giving the students access to over 100,000 sq. ft. of recreational leisure activities. Designed by Marmon Mok Architects of San Antonio, the two-level expansion includes a natatorium, rock climbing wall, computer labs, multi-purpose exercise and weight rooms, […]

Texas Tech University – Aquatic Center - Lubbock, TX

The Texas Tech University new outdoor aquatic facility features an exciting array of refreshing aquatic recreation activities for both students and faculty in the arid west Texas town of Lubbock. The aquatic center welcomes guests into its Spanish Renaissance style complex with plenty of leisure and adventure. Counsilman-Hunsaker exceeded the school’s goals and objectives, and […]

The Bay Club at The Lakes - Menifee, CA

The Bay Club features a 37-acre gated waterfront community with three glistening lakes: Lake Newport, Southshore Lake, and Waterford Lake. The community offers fishing, strolling and biking trails, green shore areas for relaxing and napping in the sun, and a community clubhouse complete with a full kitchen and gathering area for parties and group meetings. […]

The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges - Tulsa, OK

In May 2019, the Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges celebrated the grand opening of the Hardesty Family Adaptive Sports Complex addition. This 28,000 sq. ft., two-story expansion more than doubled the size of the Center, which provides a wide variety of services for persons with physical challenges in three major program areas: rehabilitative services, adaptive […]

The Center for the Intrepid National Armed Forces Rehabilitation Center - Fort Sam Houston, TX

The Center for the Intrepid National Armed Forces Rehabilitation Center at the Brooke Army Medical Center, in Fort Sam Houston, provides military patients and veterans with severe extremity injuries, amputations, and burns the best opportunity to regain their pre-injury abilities in a supportive, healing environment. The center is said to be the most advanced rehabilitation […]

The Center of Clayton - Clayton, MO

Clayton School District and the City of Clayton agreed to develop a new joint-use facility for the Clayton residents and students. This multi-purpose facility, located next to Clayton High School features a community center and an aquatics center featuring an indoor eight lane, 25-yard competition pool and an indoor leisure pool, which features a spa, […]

The Colony at the Grand Aquatic Facility (Audit) - Pt. Clear, AL

JESCO Construction commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for The Colony at the Grand Aquatic Facility, which features an outdoor leisure pool, lap pool, hot tub and spraypad in Point Clear, Alabama. An opinion of probable construction cost was provided for recommended repairs and/or updates that would serve to improve the operation of […]

The Colony Pool (Audit) - Dallas, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Brinkley Sargent Architects completed an evaluation of the existing indoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool and the outdoor leisure pool. Evaluations and recommendations included repair, renovation and development of the new family aquatic center.

The Core - Lemont, IL

Proudly standing as a pinnacle in the heart of Lemont Park District’s Centennial Campus is the Lemont Park District CORE Fitness & Aquatic Complex (The CORE). This all-inclusive sport and fitness facility provides incredible opportunities for citizens and visitors to celebrate health and community. Beyond serving community functions, the 8,000 sq. ft. center also serves […]

The Harvey and Bernice Jones Center for Families - Springdale, AR

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 25-yard by 25-meter pool and a 4,500-square-foot leisure pool, which includes zero-beach entry and a waterslide.

The Hub at Central Park Community Recreation Center (Study) - New York, NY

The Hub at Central Park is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of youth in the Albany community. The Hub at Central Park is being developed by the Colonie Youth Center and retained the services of Greg Seleman Architects and Counsilman Hunsaker to assist in the programming of a new community recreation center. The […]

The Hub Recreation Center - Marion, IL

The Hub Recreation Center is a 64,000 sq. ft. indoor recreation facility providing aquatic health, fitness, and sports activities for youth, adults, and seniors. The facility includes three pools, lounge area, snack bar, gymnasium, first aid, party rooms, conference room, youth center, locker rooms, pool viewing area, and childcare for guests. The main attraction is […]

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies - Gulfport, MS

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) is a non-profit organization established for the purposes of public education, conservation, and research on marine mammals in the wild and under human care. IMMS is the premier stranding organization in the Mississippi-Louisiana-Alabama region of the Gulf Coast with the capability and expertise to care for sick and […]

The Keller Pointe - Keller, TX

In 2001, the City of Keller retained the team of Brinkley Sargent Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study for the development of a new recreation center to support the city’s competitive, recreational, and fitness needs and objectives. Four design concepts were developed, each with varying degrees of emphasis on aquatic and recreational program […]

The Lodge Des Peres - Des Peres, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects designed a new resort-like aquatic center for the City of Des Peres. To effectively utilize the indoor space, Counsilman-Hunsaker seamlessly blended fitness and leisure programming areas. Components of the indoor aquatic facility include: 5,129 sq. ft. Indoor Pool 212 sq. ft. whirlpool spa 5,121 sq. ft. wave […]

The National Trail Park - Springfield, OH

In 2004, the National Trail Parks and Recreation District, (NTPRD), retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study, which included developing aquatic recreation options and providing cost and operational analysis on how best to proceed with the design and construction of a new outdoor aquatic center. The study included gathering data, research, demographic analysis, extensive discussions […]

The North Beach Pool - San Francisco, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Paulett Taggart Architects, was commissioned to completely renovate and modernize North Beach’s outdated swimming pool and replace the piping, mechanical, and filtration systems that no longer met code requirements. The extensive renovation called for a complete replacement of the existing swimming pool with a two- pool complex, including new piping, filtration, […]

The Ohio State University – Bill and Mae McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion - Columbus, OH

Moody Nolan, under the guidance of internationally acclaimed architect Antoine Predock, had a vision for the design of a one-of-a-kind student recreation complex for The Ohio State University campus. That vision became a reality, and today the campus features a 600,000 sq. ft. award-winning recreation center, designed with innovative form and state-of-the-art amenities for the […]

The Pavilion at Lemay - St. Louis County, MO

  St.Louis County Parks’ new recreation center, located in the historical Jefferson Barracks Park, opened in June 2015. The Pavilion at Lemay includes a new outdoor aquatic center that features a lap pool, lazy river, cascading terraces with sprays, a plunge pool and a play structure for toddlers. The outdoor aquatic center, a focal point […]

The Pentagon Athletic Center - Arlington, VA

The new world-class Pentagon Athletic Center (PAC) replaces the outdated 55-year-old athletic facility with a larger, modern facility. The building includes enhanced programming spaces necessary to meet the fitness and readiness needs of its current military and civilian membership, as well as projected membership growth for upcoming years. PAC, designed by HNTB and Counsilman-Hunsaker, incorporated […]

The Pointe at Ballwin Commons - Ballwin, MO

The natatorium, with its large expanse of glass for viewing of indoor activities, is adjacent to the City of Ballwin residential area. This indoor leisure pool has a waterslide, zero-beach entry, water vortex, current channel, bubble couch with water jets, three lap lanes and an open area that can be used for water aerobics. The […]

The Splash House at Junction Park - Marion, IN

Recreation-driven aquatic centers are morphing into innovative water playlands by merging the best features of public pools and commercial waterparks. These contemporary aquatic centers invite residents to partake in physical action and adventure with an impact on return visits to experience the thrill over and over again. With that in mind, the City of Marion, […]

The Summit at Central Park - Grand Prairie, TX

In June 2010, the Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Department officially opened its doors to an amazing addition to the city, The Summit. The $23 million dollar, 60,000 sq. ft. facility located in Central Park is designed specifically for active adults ages 50 and older. It features state-of-the-art fitness areas, indoor infinity edge pool with […]

The Timbers of Eureka - Eureka, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects, designed the new community recreation center for the City of Eureka, a suburban community near St. Louis, Missouri. The Timbers of Eureka is a 30,000 sq. ft. community recreation featuring an outdoor aquatics center, a fitness center, meeting rooms, an aerobics studio for group fitness classes, a […]

The Wet Zone - Rowlett, TX

The City of Rowlett commissioned the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent Architects to design a new community pool, which debuts the latest cutting-edge attractions and is a social magnet for the community. In this one facility, the City of Rowlett is able to meet the aquatic needs of people of all ages, swimming abilities, […]

Thornton Park - Shaker Heights, OH

In May 2006, Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Braun & Steidl Architects performed a Feasibility Study for the City of Shaker Heights to evaluate options for repairing, renovating, or replacing the facility with a new family aquatic center. Each approach was analyzed for the required scope of work, programming benefits, and project costs. Based on the […]

Thornton Recreation Center - Thornton, CO

The City of Thornton commissioned the expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a state-of-the-art aquatic facility to be included in their new 79,000 sq. ft. recreation center. Completed in 1994, this facility showcases two bodies of water with the latest trend in innovation and technology when combining leisure and lap pools, waterslides, and water toys all […]

Thurston High School Pool (Audit) - Detroit, MI

In September 2005, Thurston High School retained TMP Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate their existing 25-yard competition pool and develop options for the future. Included with the evaluation of the existing pool and respective mechanical systems, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided cost estimates for the items identified in the evaluation. Counsilman Hunsaker was hired in 2007 to complete […]

Tigua/Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo Pool - El Paso, TX

Counsilman Hunsaker along with HKS Architects designed an indoor 50-meter pool including springboard diving, as well as a small zero-beach entry, children’s pool and separate boy’s and girl’s spas for the Tigua Indian Tribe.

Tom Landry Fitness Center - Dallas, TX

The Tom Landry Fitness Center is located on the Baylor University Medical Center campus, and is recognized as one of the nation’s premier wellness and fitness facilities. The highly advanced complex combines sports medicine and science, human performance research, physical and cardiac rehabilitation, and comprehensive health and fitness programs all under one roof. The fitness […]

Tom Muehlenbeck Center - Plano, TX

Fluid architecture of native limestone and heavy timbers, a soaring ceiling with a suspended glass sculpture evoking the region’s topography, and flowing indoor and outdoor leisure pools define Tom Muehlenbeck Center. Designed by Brinkley Sargent Architects, Mesa Design Group, Moody Nolan, and Counsilman-Hunsaker, the natatorium complements the center’s flowing architecture with sweeping views inspired from […]

Tonawanda Aquatic Center - Tonawanda, NY

This facility hosted the 1993 World University Games. The natatorium component of the facility includes a 50-meter by 24-meter pool with two bulkheads, spa and a wading pool with water mushroom. This facility received the Facility of Merit Award in Architectural Showcase Magazine in 1992.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center Pools (Audit) - New York, NY

In 2014, Counsilman-Hunsaker and Urbahn Architects were commissioned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to provide a swimming pool audit for the indoor and outdoor pools at the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center.  With the pools nearly 80 and 100 years old, and almost 30 years since any significant repairs or renovation […]

Topeka Public Schools – Capitol Federal Natatorium (Audit) - Topeka, KS

Topeka Public Schools commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment for the Capitol Federal Natatorium. The natatorium is home to the Topeka Public Schools swimming and diving programs, as well as the Topeka Swim Association. The facility includes a 50-meter competition pool, built in 2003, and a separate four lane, 25-yard lap pool, built […]

Town of Cary Aquatic Center (Study) - Cary, NC

In the spring of 2000, Cherry Huffman Architects in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker were retained to develop the information necessary for the Town Council of the Town of Cary to make a knowledgeable decision regarding how to go forward with the future of aquatic programming in the Cary community. The Consultants met with many different groups […]

Town of Glastonbury Aquatic Center (Study) - Glastonbury, CT

The Town of Glastonbury retained Counsilman-Hunsaker and Moser Pilon Nelson Architects to evaluate alternatives and develop concepts for construction of a municipal indoor aquatic facility. The team developed multiple building concepts with varying project scope, identified site requirements for the building options, developed a market analysis and target market to determine financial viability, developed model […]

Tres Lagos Community Pool - McAllen, TX

Photos courtesy of Chris Caperson Photography Located in northern McAllen, Texas, Tres Lagos is a new 2,571-acre master-planned community consisting of 5,000 single-family homes, 1,000 townhomes, 2,000 multi-family homes, and over 1.5 million square feet of commercial and retail space. It offers three neighborhoods with spectacular affordable homes for a variety of budgets ranging from […]

Trillium Park Water Feature - Conroe, TX

In 2013, Johnson Development Corporation purchased 2,046 acres of historical property, featuring pristine wilderness, from the Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America. The property was developed into Grand Central Park, a master-planned community where residents could live, shop and dine in a beautiful wooded environment. Today, Grand Central Park is a growing, thriving […]

Trinity University – Hixon Natatorium - San Antonio, TX

Trinity University commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the university’s two aquatic facilities, an indoor 25-yard “stretch” pool with a diving well, and the outdoor 50-meter L-shaped pool. The aquatic facility audit identified items that were substandard in the pool, items not up to current industry swimming pool design standards, and equipment […]

Truman Middle School Pool (Audit) - Sunset Hills, MO

The City of Sunset Hills and the Lindbergh School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit at Truman Middle School. Built in 1962, the pool ceased operations after 44 years. Recommendations with a cost analysis were made for both the pool and natatorium to bring them up to code to once again be […]

Truman State University Natatorium (Audit) - Kirksville, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker conducted a facility audit and designed a 25-meter by 25-yard pool with 1- & 3-meter diving boards.

Tulane University – Reily Center Natatorium (Audit & Operational Services) - New Orleans, LA

HOK commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment for the Reily Center at Tulane University.   The natatorium facility program includes an indoor stretch 50-meter competition pool with a single movable bulkhead, one 1-meter and one 3-meter springboard dive stands.  The pool is utilized by multiple users including the Women’s Swim and Dive team, Club […]

Tuloso-Midway High School Natatorium - Corpus Christi, TX

In 2012, Counsilman-Hunsaker examined the conditions of the Tuloso-Midway High School natatorium and identified items that were substandard among the pool and mechanical equipment, as well as items not meeting current health code requirements or industry standards. The aging eight lane, 25-meter pool was found to be in need of repairs and upgrades in many areas.  […]

Tulsa Pools (Audits) - Tulsa, OK

The City of Tulsa commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to audit their portfolio of five existing swimming pools, including indoor support spaces. The report assisted in identifying items that were substandard, not to current department of health requirements, or not operating as designed. In addition, an opinion of probable cost for recommended repairs and replacements was provided in […]

Tupelo Aquatic Center - Tupelo, MS

The Tupelo Aquatic Center celebrated its grand opening in December 2013; a benchmark of community effort and city government backing. The sprawling 43,000 sq. ft. indoor aquatic complex features a state-of-the-art 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool as well as a separate recreation pool. The natatorium has the capacity for seating 900 spectators and includes a competition […]

Twin Lakes Park Pool (Study) - Columbia, MO

The City of Columbia, Missouri, retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research seasonal aquatic recreation expansion options to complement the existing Twin Lakes Park. The purpose of this study was to identify trends in community aquatic programming and develop a plan for the future of aquatics in the park. Three outdoor leisure pool options were developed for […]

U Mass Dartmouth – Tripp Athletic Center Pool (Audit) - Dartmouth, MA

In September 2005, the University of Massachusetts – Darthmouth retained Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Nault Architects to evaluate the existing 27-year-old pools in the Tripp Athletic Center. The university commissioned this audit to identify items that are substandard or not operating as designed. Areas of study included the pool finishes, starting blocks, safety equipment, re-circulating […]

U.S. Army – Ft. Wainwright – Melaven Gym - Jper, AK

In 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a swimming pool assessment of the pool and mechanical systems for the Melaven Pool located at the Ft. Wainwright Army Base. The purpose of the audit was to identify items that are substandard, items not current with industry swimming pool design standards, equipment not operating as designed, and to assist in […]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Training Facility – Ft. Bliss - Ft. Bliss, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker provided aquatic design and engineering services for the new 50,000 sq. ft. indoor aquatics center for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Ft. Bliss, Texas. The new $15.1 million facility will serve as soldier training space for water-based maneuvers and double as recreation space for soldiers and their families. Features of the aquatics […]

U.S. Naval Academy – Lejeune Pool - Annapolis, MD

In December 2008, the United States Naval Academy retained Woods Peacock and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform an aquatic assessment for the 50-meter pool and dive pool located in the USNA LeJeune Hall.  The purpose of the aquatic audit was to evaluate the pools and to identify repairs and/or renovations necessary for the swimming pools and the pool mechanical system. The final report detailed the existing condition […]

U.S. Naval Academy – MacDonough and Scott Pools - Annapolis, MD

In October 2009, the United States Naval Academy retained Counsilman-Hunsaker and Culpeper Veterans Associates to perform an aquatic assessment of two additional pools: MacDonough Pool, a seven lane, 4,750 sq. ft. lap pool; and Scott Pool, an eight lane, 50-yard pool. The purpose of the aquatic facility audits was to identify items that are substandard in the […]

UNC Wellness Center at Northwest Cary - Cary, NC

Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Perkins Eastman, teamed together for the design of a world-class wellness center for the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospital System. The UNC Wellness Center is a premier medical fitness facility dedicated to helping people achieve optimal health in a safe and supportive environment by integrating professional resources, innovative programming and […]

Union School District – 6th and 7th Grade Swimming Pool (Audits) - Tulsa, OK

The Union Independent School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Union 6th and 7th grade swimming pool. The pool is an eight lane, 25-meter competitive lap pool with water depth for 1-meter diving and a shallow area for lessons. The aquatic facility audit identified items that were substandard in the […]

Unity School of Christianity Fountain - Unity Village, MO

For more than 50 years, guests and employees at Unity Village enjoyed the cool, refreshing beauty of the long reflecting pool and its spectacular fountains at the heart of Unity School of Christianity near Kansas City, Missouri. In 2003, a portion of the central fountains collapsed. The waters were still and the reflecting pool remained […]

Universal City Recreation Center (Study) - Universal City, TX

In 2010, the team of Pivot Recreation, a division of Counsilman-Hunsaker, and Marmon Mok were retained to provide expert assistance in the development of a 68,000 sq. ft. recreational center and outdoor sports complex. The goal was to provide data to guide the city with the most beneficial athletic markets to target. The city’s goal […]

University Nevada, Las Vegas- Buchanan Natatorium – McDermott Pool - Las Vegas, NV

The University Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) unveiled the newly renovated Buchanan Natatorium, the host of several major meets since 1974, and new home to the multiple championship conference teams. UNLV’s Rebel Swimming & Dive Team now has one of the premier ”all deep water” training facilities  in the Mountain West Conference.  With new overhead natatorium […]

University of Akron – Student Recreation Center and Field House - Akron, OH

The new 233,000 sq. ft. Student Recreation Center and Field House complex was designed by Moody Nolan, Counsilman-Hunsaker, TC Architects, and The Sports Management Group. The recreation center includes a leisure pool, three-court gymnasium, two-court multi-sport area, climbing wall, cardiovascular training room, aerobics/dance studio, running track, and free weights and strength training space. Counsilman-Hunsaker designed […]

University of Alabama – Student Recreation Center – Birmingham - Birmingham, AL

The University of Alabama at Birmingham commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with Cannon Design to design a world-class leisure/fitness lap pool for their Campus Recreation Center. Established in 1969, the university is a top-ranked school and centrally located in Birmingham, Alabama, a city of nearly one million people. The 5,093 sq. ft. award-winning free-form pool located […]

University of Alabama – Student Recreation Center – Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa, AL

To respond to the increasing demand for recreation programs on campus, the expansion and renovation of the existing recreation center at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa nearly doubles the square footage of the complex. The university commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to design the aquatic facility that would provide a social gathering place for students, faculty, and […]

University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa – Football Locker Room Spas - Tuscaloosa, AL

College football coaches at major universities are increasingly creative when pursuing a top-tier recruit. At the University of Alabama, where the accomplished football program and championships speak for themselves, the football team has newly renovated facilities that provide exceptional accommodations for the team. In August 2013, the Alabama Crimson Tide’s $9 million renovation of the […]

University of Arizona – Hillenbrand Aquatic Center - Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885, and is considered the flagship of Arizona’s three public universities. To remain competitive, the team of TMP/Breckenridge Group Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the university to design a new outdoor aquatic venue known as the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center. […]

University of Arkansas – HPER Pool (Audit) - Fayettevile, AR

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to complete a facility audit of the University of Arkansas HPER Pool. Counsilman Hunsaker completed an onsite observation of the facility on January 30, 2004. The purpose of this facility audit was to review and evaluate the existing 50-meter competition pool and its related systems including pool structure, pool deck, pool mechanical […]

University of Arkansas – UREC Natatorium (Audit) - Fayetteville,, AR

The University of Arkansas commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool assessment for their competition pool at the UREC natatorium located in the HPER Building. Constructed in 1986, the natatorium includes an indoor eight lane, 50-meter competition pool which features a diving well, a 4 ft. – 5 ft. shallow section, and accommodates 25-meter and […]

University of Arkansas Natatorium - Fayetteville, AR

Site of U.S.Russian Dual Meet, Womens NCAA Championships.  Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 50-meter by 21-meter pool with a 10-meter tower and two movable bulkheads.

University of California – Davis Natatorium (Study) - Davis, CA

Counsilman-Hunsaker prepared a Feasibility Study for the natatorium which includes a 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool and 50-meter by 20-yard diving pool.

University of California – Student Recreation Center – Riverside - Riverside, CA

The Student Recreation Center expansion consists of a 9,000 sq. ft. renovation and 80,000 square feet of new construction within a two-story building. The expansion provides additional fitness and activity spaces integrating with the existing building and site, thus creating a unified recreation complex. The new amenities include an outdoor swimming pool and spa, indoor […]

University of Central Arkansas (HPER) - Conway, AR

Photo Credit: Ken West The University of Central Arkansas’ Health Physical Education and Recreation Center (HPER) originally opened in 2000 as a 72,000 sq. ft. recreation center. In 2012, the process began for an extensive expansion and renovation. In addition to the three existing full-sized basketball courts, the expansion and renovation included a natatorium featuring […]

University of Central Oklahoma – Hamilton Field House Pool (Audit) - Edmond, OK

The University of Central Oklahoma operates a 45-year-old indoor swimming pool, which is located on campus in the Hamilton Field House. Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an aquatic audit of the pool’s mechanical system with repair recommendations to help extend the life of the pool. Until further planning of a new aquatic facility can begin, an opinion of […]

University of Chicago – Myers-McLoraine Natatorium - Chicago, IL

From its inception in 1892, the University of Chicago has grown to operate two major national laboratories, an internationally renowned hospital, a pre-K-12 private school, a charter school with three distinct campuses, a professional theatre, museums, and the nation’s largest academic press. The university also has a strong global presence with facilities in London, Paris, […]

University of Cincinnati – Campus Recreation Center - Cincinnati, OH

The new cutting-edge 250,000 sq. ft. Campus Recreation Center at the University of Cincinnati is a magnificent and uniquely shaped building consisting of five separate entities: athletic core, six electronic classrooms, student housing, restaurants and dining, and stadium grandstands. This world-class swimming pool, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with KZF, Inc., includes: 12,641 sq. ft. […]

University of Colorado – Anschutz Health and Wellness Center - Aurora, CO

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is anchored by an extraordinary 95,000 sq. ft. building which opened in April 2012. The facility is a five-floor “green” complex designed to be a hub of activity at the heart of the Anschutz Medical Campus and the City of Denver. It sets a new, global standard for integrated, […]

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs – Campus Recreation Center - Colorado Springs, CO

Green pools “LEED” the way and the Campus Recreation Center at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, is the first public building in Southern Colorado to earn Gold certification status from the U.S. Green Building Council. The center includes innovative features such as solar thermal panels, insulated concrete form walls, and low-maintenance landscaping. With panoramic […]

University of Dayton – RecPlex - Dayton, OH

The new 125,000 sq. ft. three-level student recreation center called the RecPlex was part of the University’s master plan to revitalize student facilities on campus. The RecPlex houses multiple recreation and fitness spaces, including a state-of-the-art swimming pool and spa, which was designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker. Features of the natatorium include: 6,000 sq. ft. Multi-Purpose Pool […]

University of Denver – Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness - Denver, CO

The 440,000 sq. ft. Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness is a multi-venue sports facility for varsity athletics. In addition to fitness, it houses major arenas and gymnasiums where students gather to cheer the Pioneers. Magness Arena features 6,200 seats for hockey and 7,200 seats for basketball. Hamilton Gymnasium is home to Denver’s […]

University of District of Columbia – Natatorium - Washington, DC

The 1974 “Building 47” of the University of the District of Columbia serves as an athletics and sporting center, provides educational space for the student body, and offers recreation to neighboring communities. To create implementation guidelines for renovations and enhancements, a facility audit was conducted by Bowie Gridley Architects, and a pool audit was conducted by […]

University of Florida Pool (Audit) - Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida audit identified items not current with Florida public swimming pool health and NCAA competitive requirements for the university’s indoor and outdoor 50-meter swimming pools, indoor spa, and two outdoor spas. Moreover, the audit identified items not operating as designed, to assist in defining a course of action regarding the future of […]

University of Georgia – Gabrielsen Natatorium - Athens, GA

The history of the University of Georgia’s aquatics program runs as deep as the waters in which their athletes swim. To maintain the school’s strong legacy and continue to recruit top athletes, the university commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a world-class venue that would live up to and fulfill the Bulldogs’ excellent reputation. The state-of-the-art natatorium […]

University of Georgia Pools (Audit) - Athens, GA

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to provide swimming pool audits for three aquatic centers: Legion Pool, the Gabrielsen Natatorium Pools; and the outdoor pool at the Health and Science Campus.  The purpose of the site visits were to evaluate the existing conditions of each pool, its equipment and amenities including life expectancies and recommended short-term and long-term […]

University of Houston – Natatorium - Houston, TX

As a part of the university’s strategic goals and capital planning, in 2013 the university retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform an Operations Assessment on their existing aquatic system.  The goal of the study was to evaluate the functionality, operational utilization, financial and strategic elements of the aquatic program and aquatic facilities, and benchmark against best practices.  […]

University of Illinois – Student Recreation Center – Chicago - Chicago, IL

The University of Illinois at Chicago opened the doors to this state-of-the-art student recreation facility in May 2006. The design team of Counsilman-Hunsaker, PSA-Dewberry, and Moody Nolan designed the new aquatic facility with leisure and fitness programming objectives to fulfill the university’s goal in providing their collegiate community with a complete aquatic package. The award-winning […]

University of Iowa – Campus Recreation and Wellness Center - Iowa City, IA

The University of Iowa, the UI Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, and the UI Recreational Services joined together to develop a 215,000 sq. ft. Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, among other essential uses, serves as the prestigious Hawkeye swimming and diving home. The state-of-the-art facility, located in the heart of the campus, includes the following amenities: […]

University of Iowa – Football Operations Spas - Iowa City, IA

In the fall of 2014, the University of Iowa celebrated the grand opening of the new Richard O. Jacobson Football Operations Building. Because of his continued support for the Hawkeyes and generous donations of millions of dollars to a number of university programs, the facility was dedicated to Mr. Jacobson. The new 76,000 sq. ft. […]

University of Kansas – Natatorium – (Study) - Kansas City, KS

The University of Kansas retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a program to include concepts and the additional costs if a natatorium were to be built adjacent to the existing Student Recreation Fitness Center.   The purpose of the study was to assist student leaders and university staff in developing a series of “good, better, and best” options […]

University of Kansas – Robinson Natatorium (Audit) - Lawrence, KS

The Jayhawks host events at Robinson Natatorium, which has served as the home for Kansas swimming and diving for more than 40 years. The facility has gone through numerous upgrades throughout the years. The current structure features the East Pool, a six lane, 25-yard competition pool with adjacent diving well, and the West Pool, an […]

University of Limerick – University Sports Area - Limerick, Ireland

The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focused university with over 11,600 students. It is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research. Its mission is to promote and advance learning and knowledge through teaching, research and scholarship in an environment which encourages innovation […]

University of Maine – Student Recreation and Fitness Center - Orono, ME

The largest project ever undertaken by the University of Maine, the new 88,000 sq. ft. Student Recreation and Fitness Center, designed by Cannon Design, is centrally located on the University of Maine’s campus. While the center strikes a harmonious balance with its natural outdoor surroundings, Counsilman-Hunsaker, the lead aquatic designer, designed an indoor leisure pool […]

University of Maryland – URecFit -Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

TheUniversityofMaryland,Baltimore, commissioned WTW Architects in association with Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a state-of-the-art swim complex located on the 4th floor that would provide both fitness and recreation programming activities. The objective was to create a vibrant new campus center that would serve as a catalyst for student programs, public events and a new sense of community […]

University of Memphis Student Recreation and Fitness Center (Study) - Memphis, TN

After receiving a proposal to renovate the indoor pool located at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center, the University of Memphis was concerned with the operational cost associated with running an indoor competition pool.  Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to provide an operational analysis that would compare the current cost of operation to that of the proposed […]

University of Michigan (Audit) - Ann Arbor, MI

In August 2016, the University of Michigan commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an assessment of the Donald B. Canham Natatorium. The natatorium has two pools, a warm-water dive pool with 10-meter tower and a 50-meter by 25-yard competition swimming pool, a small warm-water diving spa, and an endless pool training feature. During the site visit, the […]

University of Minnesota – Aquatic Center - Minneapolis, MN

Site of 1990 Olympic Sports Festival, Big Ten Championships, NCAA Championships The Freeman Athletic Center was constructed in 1990. The natatorium includes a dotted “I”, 50-meter competition pool and diving pool with tower. The bulkhead provides for a 25-yard by 25-meter space as well as the 50-meter competition area, while the separate diving well has […]

University of Missouri – Competition Pool – Columbia - Columbia, MO

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Hastings & Chivetta Architects was commissioned to design an aquatic facility for the University of Missouri-Columbia. The university’s objective was to design a state-of-the-art natatorium for the Tigers swimming and diving teams, as well as a number of campus and community swim clubs. Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to design a world-class […]

University of Missouri – Leisure Pools – Columbia - Columbia, MO

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Hastings & Chivetta Architects was commissioned to design an innovative aquatic facility for the University of Missouri – Columbia. The design objective was to create a resort-like “escape” for students – away from classes, studying, and exams. Counsilman-Hunsaker heeded the school’s goals and objectives and designed an inviting complex, which […]

University of Missouri – Recreation and Wellness Center -St. Louis - St. Louis, MO

In 2012, the student body at the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) passed a referendum in support of a new student recreation center. In addition to a high-quality recreational facility, UMSL envisioned a transformational building that would unify campus buildings, green space, and pedestrian pathways at the heart of its campus. Major components of […]

University of Missouri – St. Louis (Study) - St. Louis, MO

Counsilman Hunsaker completed a Feasibility Study and Design Program Analysis for the University of Missouri – St. Louis to develop an aquatic facility venue to host the 1994 Olympic Festival.

University of Missouri – Student Recreation Center – Columbia - Columbia, MO

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Hastings & Chivetta Architects was commissioned to design a cutting-edge, world-class aquatic complex for the University of Missouri-Columbia. The design intent was to encourage maximum participation in a welcoming environment and gathering place for students to socialize. The award-winning, resort-like aquatic venue has met and exceeded students’ expectations. Amenities include: […]

University of Nebraska – Lincoln – Devany Center Natatorium (Audit) - Lincoln, NE

The University of Nebraska Lincoln commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an audit of the Devany Center Natatorium. The Devany Center Natatorium has two pools, a warm-water dive pool and a competition swimming pool. The site visit included an evaluation of the existing facilities and their respective mechanical systems, pointing out areas of concern. Also included was […]

University of Nebraska – Lincoln Indoor Pools (Audit) - Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska – Lincoln commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an aquatic audit for their 41-year-old indoor six-lane short course lap pool (located in Mabel Lee Hall) and their indoor 5 lane short course recreation pool last renovated in 1990 (located in the Campus Recreation Center). The audit identified items that were substandard, obsolete, not meeting […]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Las Vegas, NV

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, envisioned a multi-use facility to meet the needs of a growing student population; however, due to site limitations, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center had nowhere to go—but up. The resulting four stories incorporates activity spaces on every level, including a ground-level natatorium; two multipurpose activity courts; a group […]

University of New Hampshire – Henry C. Swasey Pool (Audit) - Durham, NH

Oak Point Associates, authorized by the University of New Hampshire, commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit in August, 2006. The Henry C. Swasey indoor swimming pool at the University is located in the Fieldhouse and was constructed in 1965. Improvements have been made to the pool and mechanical system over the years. The […]

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill – Bowman Gray Memorial and Kessing Pools (Audit) - Chapel Hill, NC

In 2016, HOK Architects commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Bowman Gray Memorial Pool and the Kessing Outdoor Pool. The audit assisted in defining a course of action regarding the future of aquatic offerings with an opinion of probable construction costs for the recommended repairs. Research included consulting the North Carolina […]

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Basketball Program – Spas - Chapel Hill, NC

Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted a facility audit in March 2015 on the Koury Natatorium at University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill.  Conditions were evaluated and interviews were conducted with personnel who were familiar with the construction and operation of the facility.  Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary recommendations, and […]

University of North Carolina – Charlotte – Belk Gym Pool (Audit) - Charlotte, NC

UNC – Charlotte retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to audit their swimming pool in Belk Gym for NCAA Competitions. The audit reviewed the current pool condition, and provided the necessary information needed to comply with NCAA regulations for 25-yard competitive swimming. Detailed items were assessed and addressed to bring the pool within compliance to NCAA Guidelines. In April […]

University of North Carolina – Student Recreation Center – Wilmington - Wilmington, NC

  The University of North Carolina at Wilmington celebrated the completion of its new Student Recreation Center in April 2013. This 95,400 sq. ft. building offers campus recreation and wellness services aimed to educate students about healthy lifestyles. Construction of this $25 million facility was fully funded through student fees as the state of North […]

University of North Carolina Natatorium - Chapel Hill, NC

Site of Olympic Sports Festival. This facility features an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool with a bulkhead.

University of North Texas – Pohl Recreation Center (Air Quality Audit) - Denton, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by the University of North Texas to provide a physical and operational audit to review the air quality in the competition pool natatorium in the Pohl Recreation Center. The natatorium has two pools, an eight lane 25-yard competition pool, and a leisure pool. The audit was specific to the competition pool and […]

University of North Texas – Pohl Recreation Center – Denton - Denton, TX

Fall 2003 marked the beginning of a new era at the University of North Texas. The 138,000 sq. ft. Pohl Recreation Center offers students, faculty, staff, and alumni, a healthy, safe environment, promoting recreation and fitness. The Pohl Recreation Center provides aerobics; outdoor pursuits; swimming; weightlifting; various club sports; and informal participation in basketball, indoor […]

University of Northern Iowa – Student Recreation Center - Cedar Falls, IA

Planning for the Wellness/Recreation Center (WRC) began in the early 1990’s with ground breaking in May of 1995. As the idea of the Wellness and Recreation Center was developed by committees of students, faculty, staff, and administrators, the decision was made in 1996 to move the Campus Recreation program from the School of Health, Physical Education, and Leisure […]

University of Notre Dame Natatorium - South Bend, IN

Built in 1985, the University of Notre Dame’s 45,000 sq. ft. natatorium includes a 50-meter by 25-yard indoor pool with two movable bulkheads to allow sections of the pool to be blocked off, thus allowing swimming competition and warm-up swimming to occur simultaneously. The design also allows recreational swimming, water polo, instructional swimming, and other […]

University of Oklahoma Pool (Study) - Norman, OK

At the University of Oklahoma, low attendance has been attributed to the swim complex being difficult to find and having out-dated 1960s features and lockers. Currently, the university does not offer varsity aquatics due to the lack of a first class facility. Given a new state-of-the-art aquatics facility with strong visual appeal and the right […]

University of Pennsylvania – Hutchinson Gym Pool (Audit) - Philadelphia, PA

In November 2005, The University of Pennsylvania retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate the Hutchinson Gym pool and develop options for the future. Included with the evaluation of the existing pool and respective mechanical systems, Counsilman-Hunsaker provided cost estimates for the items identified in the evaluation.

University of Pittsburgh – Joe C. Trees Pool (Audit) - Pittsburgh, PA

Dedicated in 1962 to Joseph C. Trees, this facility serves as the main aquatics site for campus recreation, varsity athletics and the Department of Health and Physical Activity. The facility consists of two adjoining pools. The large pool is Olympic-size (50 meters by 25 yards), equipped with spring boards and a 10-meter platform, and serves […]

University of Puerto Rico Natatorium - Puerto Rico, US Territory

Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor dotted “I”, 10-lane, 50-meter competition pool with bulkhead and a 10-lane short-course diving well with a 10-meter tower for San Juan’s submittal as a candidate city for the 2004 Olympics. Unfortunately, this project was only designed and never built because the games were held in Athens, Greece.

University of Puget Sound – Athletics and Aquatics Center - Tacoma, WA

Photos courtesy of Upper 90 Architecture The University of Puget Sound hasn’t had a new pool since their Wallace Pool was built in 1957. Recent renovations allowed the university to update their aquatics and fitness center making it a world-class facility. In addition to the renovation of 24,000 sq. ft. of the Pamplin Sports Center, […]

University of Rochester – Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center - Rochester, NY

In March 2011, the University of Rochester retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to evaluate the existing aquatic facilities at the Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center. The purpose of the evaluation was to determine the current lifecycle position of the facility and to explore options to enhance programmability and function while addressing maintenance challenges. Following completion of the facility evaluation and […]

University of Rochester – Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center (Audit) - Rochester, NY

The University of Rochester commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a facility audit at the Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Center. The audit identified items that are substandard, not to currentNew YorkStatepublic swimming pool requirements or not operating as designed. Counsilman-Hunsaker defined a course of action regarding the future of the pool.  In addition, an opinion of probable construction cost […]

University of Sciences – Student Recreation Center - Philadelphia, PA

Rich in cultural history coupled with cutting-edge technology, The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia decided to update their recreational facility. To provide the full scope of athletic and recreation demands of the current student body, Bower Lewis Thrower Architects in association with Counsilman Hunsaker designed a 25-yard lap pool for fitness and an indoor […]

University of South Alabama – Student Recreation Center - Mobile, AL

The city of Mobile, Alabama, is re-asserting itself as an arts and cultural center and the University of South Alabama is in concert with the plan. In order to rejuvenate, attract, and draw potential students, the university built a new 130,000 sq. ft. Student Recreation Center that includes aerobic rooms, weight rooms, spinning rooms, basketball […]

University of South Carolina – Cyndi and Kenneth Long Family Football Operations Center - Columbia, SC

The new 110,000 sq. ft. Cyndi and Kenneth Long Family Football Operations Center brings everything Gamecock football under one roof for the first time in the program’s history. The building features a 26,000 sq. ft., two-story weight room with sliding garage bay doors that open onto the practice field, coaches’ offices, equipment room, nutrition, new […]

University of South Carolina Natatorium - Columbia, SC

This facility features a 50-meter pool with bulkheads as well as a diving pool with 5-meter platform.

University of Tennessee – Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center- Knoxville - Knoxville, TN

The Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center at the University of Tennessee is a first-class complex capable of hosting NCAA Championships, the Southeastern Conference, and national and international events. The 72,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art swimming and diving facility is highlighted by: Eight lane 50-meter by 25-yard competition pool Separate diving well with diving tower with […]

University of Tennessee – Aquatic and Recreation Center – Chattanooga - Chattanooga, TN

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga’s campus now offers students, faculty, staff and alumni the Aquatic and Recreation Center (ARC), featuring a variety of ways to engage in daily exercise. The first phase of construction began in May 2007 and cost $16.5 million. Phase I included a gymnasium which houses two full indoor basketball courts that can […]

University of Tennessee – Martin – Elam Center Competition Pool (Audit) - Martin, TN

Counsilman-Hunsaker was authorized by the University of Tennessee – Martin to provide a swimming pool audit in October 2018 on the Elam Center Competition Pool. The facility opened in 1972 and consists of a 50-meter by 25-yard competition/lap pool. Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned for this audit to assist in identifying items that are substandard or not […]

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga – Maclellan Gym Pool (Audit) - Chattanooga, TN

Counsilman-Hunsaker provided a swimming pool audit for the 50-year-old Maclellan Gym pool on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus.  The indoor pool area consists of a six lane 25-yard lap pool and a separate 1,500 sq. ft. deep water pool that is equipped with springboard diving.  These two physically separate bodies of water operate […]

University of Texas – El Paso – Pool (Study) - El Paso, TX

In 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker was authorized by the University of Texas – El Paso to provide a swimming pool audit for the student recreation center’s competition and leisure pools. The report included an evaluation of the existing indoor pools and mechanical systems, as well as a discussion of the aquatic programming needs, wants, and vision for […]

University of Texas – Student Recreation Center – San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker in association with F&S Partners was retained by the University of Texas, San Antonio to design a new student recreation and aquatic center. The decision was in support of the overall goals of the long-term campus master plan, which was to establish new ways for students, faculty and staff to participate in a variety […]

University of Texas at Austin – Longhorn Aquatics - Austin, TX

In 1994, retained as lead aquatics designer for a design/bid/build outdoor 50-meter pool. Construction documents were completed, but the pool was never built. In 2001, retained to examine the pool deck around both the 50-meter pool and the diving pool, and to examine the corrosion on the stainless steel components in the natatorium. In 2006, retained by […]

University of Texas at Dallas – Student Recreation Center - Dallas, TX

In 1997, Counsilman Hunsaker designed an indoor 8-lane, 25-yard pool with diving boards.

University of Texas at Tyler – Health, Kinesiology and Physical Education Center - Tyler, TX

Positioned at the northeast corner of the campus, the 127,000 S.F. Health, Kinesiology and Physical Education Center is the focal point of a newly created entrance to the University of Texas, Tyler. The HKPE houses the Kinesiology Department offices and conference area, as well as labs, a 70-seat auditorium, classrooms, gymnasium, a sports center for […]

University of Toledo – Gordon Student Recreation Center - Toledo, OH

The new 149,000 sq. ft. Gordon Student Recreation Center, designed by the team of Hastings & Chivetta Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker, created a plan to seamlessly blend two bodies of water to make the space as functional as possible. The end result is a diverse design that encompasses a variety of interests of the students. This […]

University of Virginia – North Grounds Recreation Center Expansion - Charlottesville, VA

The North Grounds Recreation Center Expansion was the first of three planned projects to improve existing intramural recreational (“IM Rec”) facilities at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. In the recently completed IM Rec Sports Project Planning and Formulation Study, it was determined that increased recreation, fitness, and wellness services for students and staff would […]

University of West Florida – Health, Leisure, & Sports Facility - Pensacola, FL

Working with H2Engineering and EMO Architects, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by the University of West Florida to renovate their existing 50-meter competition pool and natatorium. The swimming pool renovations include an upgraded deck-level perimeter gutter system, a new state-of-the-art filtration system, and a plaster finish with ceramic tile lane markings. New deck equipment was installed, including […]

University of Wyoming – Corbett Pool (Audit) - Laramie, WY

The University of Wyoming was looking at the adequacy / inadequacy of the existing Corbett Pool and turned to Counsilman-Hunsaker to give the university direction on the aquatic requirements of a Division One school. The Counsilman-Hunsaker Facility Audit presented a list of issues with the pool, recommended renovations, renovation costs, and additional options to replace […]

Upper Valley Aquatic Center - Hartford, VT

In 2006, Sports Venue Foundation retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to study natatorium venue options and provide research that would assist the swim club in making an educated decision on how best to proceed with construction and operation of an indoor aquatic center. From this initial study, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with Moser Pilon Nelson, was hired to design […]

Upper Valley Aquatic Center (Study) - Hartfort, VT

In 2006, Upper Valley Aquatic Center (formerly known as North Country Aquatic Club) retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to study natatorium venue options and provide research that would assist the swim club in making an educated decision on how best to proceed with construction and operation of an indoor aquatic center. The Feasibility Study is based on extensive […]

Urbana Aquatic Center (Audit) - Urbana, IL

In March 2015, the Urbana Park District (UPD) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a facility audit for the Urbana Aquatic Center. Counsilman-Hunsaker inspected the facility in April 2015 and gathered information from the UPD aquatics staff. The audit included a review of deficiencies with regard to the competition and leisure pool finishes and mechanical systems, building […]

Utah State University – Student Recreation Center (Audit) - Logan, UT

An audit report was prepared after a site visit in December 2014 to the existing aquatic center at Utah State University located in Logan, Utah. Conditions were evaluated and interviews were conducted with personnel familiar with the construction and operation of the facility. Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary […]

Valdez High School Pool (Audit & Renovation) - Valdez, AK

January 2015, RSA Engineering commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit of the Valdez High School pool. The audit assisted in identifying items that were substandard or not operating as designed and summarized with a prioritization of cost. In response to the audit, RSA Engineering commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to design a complete renovation of the […]

Valley Aquatic Center – Cibola High School - Yuma, AZ

The Yuma Union High School District was a joint financial partner with the City of Yuma for the programming and construction of The Valley Aquatic Center. The facility is located on school district property adjacent to Cibola High School. The competitive pool is used for community and high school competitive programs in swimming, diving and […]

Valley Center for Health and Wellness - Ridgewood, NJ

Photo Credit: HDR 2018 Dan Schwalm The Valley Center for Health and Wellness was designed to promote the next generation of healthcare delivery by focusing on improving the health for the community and keeping patients healthy and out of the hospital. The new 80,000 sq. ft. center feature a variety of amenities including an aquatics […]

Valley of the Springs Resort - French Lick, IN

The exciting new Valley of the Springs Resort combines a family friendly hotel with a remarkable 40,000 sq. ft. indoor waterpark and outdoor pool area. The tropical-themed natatorium, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker, has received national acclaim in Tourist Attractions and Parks magazine and the Waterpark Resorts Today magazine. The signature attraction of the 154-roomed resort is […]

Vance Harmon Park – Mary Jane Arrington Gym & Aquatic Center - Poinciana, FL

The Mary Jane Arrington Gym & Aquatic Center at Vance Harmon Park in Poinciana celebrated its grand opening in May 2017. Osceola County built the pool which will be managed by the Association of Poinciana Villages, saving the county about $700,000 per year. The new 16,000 sq. ft. facility includes a gym, fitness room, meeting […]

Vanderbilt University Natatorium (Audit and Study) - Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University retained Moody Nolan and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide future opportunities for the Vanderbilt University natatorium and to assist the university in making an educated decision regarding repairing, renovating, or replacing the existing 25-yard by 36-meter pool at the Student Recreation Center. The facility audit was provided to evaluate the current conditions of the existing […]

Vanston Park Pool - Mesquite, TX

Memorial Day weekend 2006 marked the grand opening of the new Vanston Park Pool located at 2913 Oates Drive. This dedication was the culmination of two years of intense design and construction operations with the single goal of creating the most exciting, entertaining, multi-purpose aquatic experience the City of Mesquite, Texas, could provide its residents. […]

Vashon High School Natatorium - St. Louis, MO

In coordination with Kennedy Associates, Counsilman Hunsaker performed design services for an indoor, 6-lane, 25-yard teaching and recreation pool for the new high school.

Venture River Water (Aquatic Management Services) - Eddyville, KY

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by Venture River Waterpark in Eddyville, KY to provide Counsilman-Hunsaker Aquatic Management Services including a CHAMP™ starter package visit and one unannounced site-visit.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staffing, and the facility’s communication system and emergency procedures.  Counsilman-Hunsaker also evaluated the facility’s […]

Veranda - Houston, TX

In 2016, Johnson Development Corp. broke ground on Veranda, a new 600-acre master-planned community located southwest of Houston. This 2,500-home community offers timeless elements such as porches, verandas, rich colors, an iconic clock tower, towering entries, and natural dry ponds. The community encompasses miles of hiking trails, an outdoor leisure pool, unique woodsy play experience […]

Victor Schools Aquatic Center - Victor, NY

Victor Central School (VEC) students, staff, administrators, elected officials, and community members gathered in January 2014 to dedicate the school’s new state-of-the-art aquatic center, now the centerpiece of a campus-wide $29 million capital project. The new aquatic center replaced the district’s failing community pool that was nearly 40 years old. Highlights of the new aquatic […]

Victory Hotel and Residence Terrace Pool - Dallas, TX

The 33-story W Dallas Victory Hotel is located in Victory Park in the heart of Dallas, Texas. Victory Park is a 72-acre master-planned urban development that incorporates a collection of high-end retail, dining, office, residential units, hotel rooms and entertainment venues. Also included are two swimming pools and several fountains designed by Counsilman- Hunsaker. An […]

Vincennes University – Student Recreation Center - Vincennes, IN

The new 25,000 sq. ft. aquatic center provides students, staff, and the community with an outlet for an active lifestyle that includes exciting recreation options. The outdoor is brought into the center through expansive glass offering an abundance of natural light as well as moveable wall partitions that expand the pool area onto an outdoor […]

Violet Township Community Recreation Center (Study) - Fairfield County, OH

In early 2018, Moody Nolan commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a feasibility study analysis for the planning, design and operations for a new Community Recreation Center which would include indoor aquatics. Through this process, Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to identify and assess the need for aquatics and develop options for consideration that meet the aquatic needs of […]

Virginia Beach Pools (Audit) - Virginia Beach, VA

The City of Virginia Beach operates six indoor swimming pools located in the following community centers: Kempsville Community Center, Seatack Community Center, Bow Creek Community Center, Bayside Community Center, Great Neck Community Center, and Princess Anne Community Center. Counsilman-Hunsaker performed facility audits to help identify items in need of repair or replacement, thus defining a […]

Virginia Commonwealth University – Student Recreation Center - Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University is the largest university in Virginia and a leader of research activity. The university is composed of two campuses: the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) located near downtown Richmond, and Monroe Park Campus located two miles west. The university retained Moseley Architects and Hastings & Chivetta for the expansion/renovation of the recreation […]

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University – Health and Fitness Center - Blacksburg, VA

The health and fitness center consists of a three-court gymnasium, weight room, two multipurpose rooms, suspended three-lane track, climbing wall and an indoor 8-lane, 25-yard lap pool with spectator seating. The facility won the 1999 Facility of Merit Award for outstanding design from Athletic Business magazine.

Waco Water Park - Waco, TX

Located right in the heart of Waco Riverbend Park, Waco Waterpark is the best place in town to escape the Texas heat and cool off with the family. The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Kimley-Horn provided aquatic design services for this 11,463 sq. ft. state-of-the-art aquatic complex that embodies the community’s needs and objectives by combining […]

Wade Walker Family YMCA - Stone Mountain, GA

The new Wade Walker Family YMCA, operated in collaboration between DeKalb County and the YMCA, features the first indoor pool in the community.  The new 60,000 sq. ft. facility features indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a suspended walking track above a gymnasium, aerobic studio, a health and wellness center, multi-purpose rooms for senior […]

Wadsworth Grizzly Outdoor Pool - Wadsworth, OH

In June 2014, the citizens of Wadsworth celebrated the grand opening of their new outdoor pool located north of the Wadsworth YMCA community center. The pool is a collaboration between the city of Wadsworth and the Akron Area YMCA. This facility was funded by the city and will be managed by the YMCA. The city […]

Waianae High School Pool (Audit) - Waianae, HI

The Wai’anae High School Facility Audit focused on proposed improvements to the school’s 1972 outdoor 25-yard community swimming pool facility. The pool facility was closed in 2007 due to a number of water chemistry and mechanical issues, and the lack of ADA access to the elevated pool deck and swimming pool. Several other building items were also evaluated. […]

Wakefield High School Aquatic Center - Arlington, VA

Arlington Public Schools commissioned Bowie Gridley Architects to design a replacement facility for Wakefield High School. The $85 million project includes an aquatic center, auditorium, media center, the main administrative spaces, and the town hall meeting room. The upper two floors of the academic wing contain classrooms and other student-focused spaces. The lower floor of […]

Walnut Hills High School Natatorium - Cincinnati, OH

Walnut Hills High School, a historic college preparatory school for grades 7-12, is nationally recognized as one of America’s top public high schools. The 1,900 member student body is culturally and ethnically diverse, with students attending from every urban neighborhood in Cincinnati.During the 2010-2011 school year, an eight-phase renovation of the high school began starting […]

Walter R. Bauman Aquatic Center (Audit) - Middleton, WI

Counsilman-Hunsaker was authorized by the City of Middleton to provide a swimming pool audit in July 2017 on the Walter R. Bauman Aquatic Center. The aquatic center was originally built in the 1960s and received a substantial renovation and new construction in 1998 with more modern family aquatic center amenities. Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned to conduct […]

Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center - Brown Deer, WI

Site of the 1980 NCAA Swim Championships and USS National Swimming Championships. The Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center is nationally recognized for its aquatics programs, offering the only 50-meter swimming pool in the state of Wisconsin (at the time of construction). The facility was built in 1980 and includes a 50- by 20-meter pool with a […]

Warren County Academic and Aquatics Center - Bowling Green, KY

The Warren County Academic and Aquatics Center has many benefits for the school system and for Warren County citizens. The center provides swimming and diving for the district’s high schools, filling a void left by the closing of the pool at T.C. Cherry Elementary School, which the schools had been using. Centrally located for all […]

Warren Township High School Pool (Audit & Renovation) - Gurnee, IL

In July 2015, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an audit of the swimming pool at Warren Township High School.  The audit determined what repairs were critical for continued operation of the swimming pool and if additional repairs were necessary to meet the current standards of the (Illinois Department of Public Health Administrative Code).  The report was based on […]

Warrensville Heights Family YMCA - Warrensville Heights, OH

The $8 million, 45,000 sq. ft. Warrensville Heights Family YMCA branch is a joint partnership between the YMCA of Greater Cleveland and the City of Warrensville Heights. It is one of several flagship buildings constructed at the city’s Town Center complex. The YMCA contains 5,000 sq. ft. of fitness space, a Teen Center, natatorium, locker rooms […]

Warrenton Aquatic Center & Park - Warrenton, VA

The Town of Warrenton, Virginia, purchased a 65-acre site along Warrenton’s western edge to develop a family aquatic/recreation facility for its citizens. The new $22-million 50,000 sq. ft. facility encompasses a full-size gymnasium, natatorium, weight and exercise rooms, walking track, and a fitness center. The exterior of the building was themed with agricultural aesthetics, using […]

Wartburg College – Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center - Waverly, IA

Students of Wartburg College have a chance to engage in all types of sport recreation at one of the largest NCAA Division III facilities of its kind. The 200,000 sq. ft. Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center not only offers intercollegiate athletics but also college health and wellness. Moreover, the center provides educational services to the […]

Warwick Pool - Alexandria, VA

With the closing of two of their seven pools in 2011 due to increased operational costs, the City of Alexandria retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an aquatic facilities strategic plan which outlined and prioritized the future aquatic needs of the community.  Extensive demographic research along with industry benchmarking provided the city with the information needed to […]

Washington and Lee University – Natatorium - Lexington, VA

Founded in 1749 and the nation’s ninth oldest institution of higher education, Washington and Lee University is a private institution that was named for two men who played pivotal roles in the university’s history: George Washington and Robert E. Lee. In 2014, the Board of Trustees approved planning for the replacement of the Cy Twombly […]

Washington Aquatic Center - Midland, TX

June 2017 marked the grand opening and dedication of the all-new Washington Aquatic Center. The original pool was built in the 1950s and had several upgrades since that time. Due to the age of the pool, the facility needed to be brought up to all applicable pool safety codes and ADA Standards. The Midland City […]

Washington State Park - DeSoto, MO

Counsilman-Hunsaker was commissioned by Washington State Parke to provide aquatic design services to completely renovate their outdated pool constructed in 1968. To keep the project cost-effective, a new 51,000 sq ft. leisure pool shell was designed inside the existing shell. Other design features included: Replacing the one-meter diving boards with a new spiral waterslide Large […]

Washington-Lee High School Aquatic Center - Arlington, VA

Built in 1924, Washington-Lee High School, named after two Virginians: President George Washington and Confederate General Robert E. Lee, has currently undergone a complete reconstruction. Counsilman-Hunsaker teamed with Grimm & Parker Architects to design the natatorium that includes an instructional pool and a 10 lane regulation NCAA short course swimming pool (with optional 25-meter lanes). […]

Wasilla and Palmer High Schools (Audit and Study) - Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

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 project 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 of […]

Watauga County Aquatic Center (Study) - Watauga County, NC

Watauga County commissioned Clark Nexsen and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide an in-depth study for their upcoming recreation and aquatic center.  The study included potential revenue and possible expenses for their preferred concept, allowing the county a better understanding of how to move forward with the new recreation and aquatic facility.    

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York - Warwick and Wakill, NY

Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc. is a religious organization organized to support the activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the United States, such as the preaching and teaching of God’s Word, the Bible. In an effort to teach as many people as possible, the organization records, produces, prints, and distributes Bibles and […]

Waterworks Spray Park at Andrew Leitch Park - Dale City, VA

In 2012, Prince William County Parks and Recreation Department retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop a strategic plan for future additions and expansions for Splashdown and Waterworks waterparks.  Over the past several years, a change in demographics and a lack of investment has diminished the attendance and revenue for each of these facilities.  The goal of the […]

Watson Trail Park Pool - Sunset Hills, MO

In July 2007, Counsilman-Hunsaker conducted an audit of the swimming pool located in Watson Trail Park. The report identified items which did not meet the current rules and regulations of the St. Louis County Health Department and provided possible options for consideration as the city decided the appropriate course of action. In May 2008, the […]

Waukegan Community Aquatic Center (Study) - Waukegan, IL

Before moving forward in building an aquatic center, the city of Waukegan contracted Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with PHN Architects, to develop project costs and a pro forma analysis for two conceptual ideas. Option One featured a new full community aquatic center with indoor lap/leisure pool, therapy pool, and required support spaces. Option Two featured an […]

Waves of Wilmington (Study) - Wilmington, NC

In 2016, Waves of Wilmington Swim Team retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct a Feasibility Study regarding the potential building of an aquatic center in Wilmington, NC. Three scenarios for various sized competition pools and future programming were developed, along with opinions of project costs, revenue, and expenses.  

Waynesboro YMCA (Audit) - Waynesboro, VA

The Waynesboro YMCA commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit to evaluate the remaining useful life of the current YMCA pool. The goal of the audit was to identify items that are substandard, not to current public swimming pool requirements, or not operating as designed in order to define a course of action regarding […]

Weslaco High School Natatorium - Weslaco, TX

The Weslaco School District recognized an important need to develop an aquatics program for the Weslaco High School students. In addition, the school district wanted the state-of-the-art natatorium to be accessible for athletic training and lessons to community members as well. Counsilman-Hunsaker was chosen to assist the Weslaco School District due to a comprehensive focus […]

West Guth Pool - Corpus Christi, TX

Having been closed to the public for renovation since December 2017, the City of Corpus Christi opened the newly renovated West Guth Pool in July 2018. Renovations include a new pump room, new pool equipment, adding zero-depth entry to the pool, new water features, and a rock-climbing wall which rises up to 10 ft. 6 […]

West Irving Aquatic Center - West Irving, TX

The team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Brinkley Sargent Architects was retained by the City of Irving to create the new West Irving Aquatic Center located in Dallas County. This facility offers more than 10,000 sq. ft. of water attractions. Features include both recreational and fitness amenities. One unique feature of this facility is the elevation of […]

West Morris YMCA/Morris YMCA (Study) - West Morris, NJ

In December 2005, the West Morris YMCA and Morris Center YMCA retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research aquatic recreation options and to provide information to help the YMCA decision makers determine how to proceed with a new YMCA facility to be located in western Morris County. The purpose of the Feasibility Study was to identify and […]

West Virginia University – Milan Puskar Center Football Training Facility – Spas - Morgantown, WV

The University of West Virginia approved a $100 million facilities master plan for an athletic improvements campaign called ‘Climbing Higher’. The plan includes $55 million to be spent on the Puskar Center complex, $35 million on the Coliseum complex, $5 million on the Cary Gym complex, and $5 million on a new golf complex at […]

West Virginia University – Student Recreation Center - Morgantown, WV

Moody Nolan had a vision for the design of a one-of-a-kind student recreation complex for the West Virginia University campus. The vision became a reality, and today, the campus features an award-winning recreation center designed with innovative form and state-of-the-art amenities for the entire school and community. The modern 177,000 sq. ft. facility includes weight/fitness equipment; […]

Western Oregon University (Lifeguard Operations Assessment) - Monmouth, OR

Counsilman-Hunsaker was contracted to conduct an Annual Lifeguard Operations Assessment and two unannounced site-visits through the CHAMP™ service program, the sole authorized licensee of the American Red Cross’ Aquatic Examiner Services program.  A CHAMP™ Examiner reviewed the facility layout and zone coverage, placement of emergency equipment and staff, and the facility’s communication system and emergency […]

Westminster Christian Academy Pool - Town & Country, MO

Westminster Christian Academy is one of the largest private Christian schools in the nation. The 7th through 12th grade secondary school, with its new main campus located in Town and Country, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, was completed in August 2011. The $50 million facility accommodates up to 1,200 students and provides 300,000 sq. […]

Westminster City Park Recreation Center - Westminster, CO

At the newly renovated Westminster City Park Recreation Center, Sink Combs Dethlefs and Counsilman-Hunsaker enhanced safety and functionality and developed a “fun factor” for all age groups. Major renovations include an enchanting indoor leisure pool in a light filled natatorium with slides, a wading pool with water playground, current channel pool, fitness lap lanes, 9’ […]

Westminster High School Natatorium - Simsbury, CT

Westminster High School is one of the finest college-preparatory schools and one of the very top small boarding schools in the nation. The challenging academic program, grounded in the liberal arts tradition, prepares students in grades 9-12 and postgraduates for academic success during the rigors of college while cultivating a love of learning to become […]

Westminster School – Turner Gym Pool (Audit) - Atlanta, GA

Westminster School commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the Turner Gym Pool facility. Field notes, meeting minutes, and photographs were utilized to prepare assessments, preliminary recommendations, and opinions to complete the scope of services outlined in the agreement between Westminster School and Counsilman-Hunsaker. The audit reviewed the indoor pool systems for deficiencies […]

Westport/Weston YMCA (Study) - Westport, CT

Westport/Weston YMCA contracted Counsilman Hunsaker to complete a master plan for the study of developing a new YMCA in the market area.  This study looked at three concepts. For each concept Counsilman Hunsaker developed an operating model and project costing model to provide the board with the information necessary to make a decision on how to […]

Wheeling Family Aquatic Center (Study) - Wheeling, IL

Wheeling Park District wanted to expand the outdoor Wheeling Family Aquatic Center into a premiere waterpark in the Chicagoland Northwest Suburbs. The district commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop three thrill ride options, a lazy river option, and a phasing master plan for the 20-year-old facility. The study developed ways to enhance guest experience with the addition […]

White Birch Park - Hazelwood, MO

White Birch Park in Hazelwood, Missouri, is a new aquatic facility, which replaced the city’s existing outdated lap pool. The new aquatic facility, designed by Counsilman-Hunsaker with Capri Pools, has over 16,000 sq. ft. of water. This state-of-the-art, resort-like aquatic park offers many exciting amenities to the community. Features include: 3,150 sq. ft. Competitive Pool […]

White Mountain Aquatic Foundation (Study) - North Conway, NH

White Mountain Aquatic Foundation, a non-profit corporation devoted to establishing a multiple use aquatic center in Mt. Washington Valley, retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to conceptualize a center that would provide recreational, therapy, instructional, fitness, and competitive programs. Based on three initial options studied, it was determined that a two-pool option with a larger training capacity in the […]

White Pine County Aquatic Center - Ely, NV

The White Pine County Aquatic Center is an indoor swimming facility featuring a 25-yard pool with exciting climbing walls on the deep end as well as a smaller kid-friendly pool complete with an umbrella-shaped water feature. To meet the intense demands of an indoor pool environment, the building features many sustainable strategies and comprehensive energy efficient […]

White Salmon Aquatic Center (Study) - White Salmon, WA

The City of White Salmon and Yost Grube Hall Architecture retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an operational business plan for the proposed White Salmon Aquatic Center. The goal of the operational study was to develop an expense budget, identify revenue opportunities, and provide knowledge and insight on aquatic operations to help the White Salmon aquatic center […]

Whitefish Aquatic Center (Study) - Whitefish, MT

A community group in Whitefish, Montana, retained Counsilman Hunsaker to evaluate the development of a new family aquatic center.

Whiteland Community High School Natatorium - Whiteland, IN

The natatorium features a 6-lane, stretch-25 pool with a 6-foot wide bulkhead, which facilitates 25-yard or 25-meter courses and enables simultaneous racing and diving practices. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business Magazine in June 1997.

Whitmore Lake High School Aquatic Center - Whitmore Lake, MI

This new 151,000 sq. ft. comprehensive high school is a point of pride for the district’s community members, students, and staff. TMP Architects was the lead architect for this magnificent high school and Counsilman-Hunsaker led the team in aquatic design expertise that includes: 4,600 sq. ft. competition pool 25-yard multi-purpose pool Springboard diving Hydrotherapy bench […]

Wilfrid Laurier University – Laurier Athletic Complex (Audit) - Waterloo

The Wilfrid Laurier University Audit concentrated on a 1971 indoor 50-meter swimming pool with a movable bulkhead located in the Laurier Athletic Complex. The audit provided multiple options defining various action plans regarding the future of the pool and pool enclosure. In addition, an opinion of probable construction cost to repair the pool and estimated project […]

William L. Welch Community Swimming Pool - State College, PA

The William L. Welch Community Swimming Pool Renewal Plan began in 2009 with an Aquatic Feasibility Study, provided by Counsilman-Hunsaker. The swimming pool was enjoyed for its community atmosphere, but residents wanted the pool experience updated, to meet new codes requirements, serve regional needs, keep capital and operating costs reasonable for customers and the five […]

William L. Welch Pool (Study) - State College, PA

The William L. Welch Community Swimming Pool Renewal Plan began with a 2009 Aquatic Feasibility Study, provided by Counsilman-Hunsaker. The swimming pool was enjoyed for its community atmosphere, but residents wanted the pool experience updated, to meet newer codes, to serve regional needs, to keep capital and operating costs reasonable for customers and the five […]

William S. Wait Pool (Audit) - Greenville, IL

The Kingsbury Park District commissioned Counsilman – Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit and concept plan for the William S. Wait Pool.  The aquatic facility includes two  outdoor swimming pools, a six lane lap pool and a wading pool.  The goal of the audit was to assist in defining a course of action regarding […]

Williams Farm Community Center - Virginia Beach, VA

In 2009, Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with HBA and Moody Nolan, provided a market analysis, feasibility study, program development plan, schematic designs, and preliminary project cost estimating services for the development for a new community recreation center. Aiming to become the centerpiece for a four school campus in the Western Bayside area of the City of […]

Williamsport Pools (Audit and Study) - Williamsport, PA

The City of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, commissioned MKSD Architects and Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide swimming pool audits in June 2010, for the City of Williamsport’s three outdoor swimming pool facilities: Memorial Pool, East End Pool and Brandon Pool. The city commissioned this audit to identify items that were substandard and do not meet current Pennsylvania Department of […]

Willis Park Pool - Alpharetta, GA

In May 2018 the City of Alpharetta celebrated the grand opening of the brand-new Wills Park Pool complex, which replaced the pool originally constructed in 1987. One goal for reconstruction was to make the pool more child-friendly, which led to a separate leisure pool with zero-depth entry and several water park features. Two pools replaced […]

Wilmington Aquatic Center (Study) - Dover, DE

In 2003, the State of Delaware retained Counsilman Hunsaker to research family aquatic options and to provide information that will help determine the feasibility of constructing a new aquatic center in suburban Wilmington, DE. The purpose of the Facility Impact Study was to identify and evaluate current aquatic recreation programming and facilities, both locally and […]

Wilson Park Swimming Pool - Granite City, IL

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hastings & Chivetta Architects designed an outdoor 6-lane, 25-yard pool with an attached leisure pool featuring zero-beach entry and a separate leisure pool also with zero-beach entry.

Wilson Pool - Portland, OR

The Wilson Pool, originally constructed in 1958 by Portland Parks & Recreation, was outdated and badly needed enhancements and upgrades. In addition, the pool’s mechanical systems were failing, tanks were leaking, and the pool was experiencing structural problems. In 2003, the City of Portland commissioned the aquatics expertise of Counsilman-Hunsaker to completely renovate the outdated […]

Wilson Ranch - Colorado Springs, CO

In 1997, Colorado Springs City Council retained the team of Sink Combs Dethlefs and Counsilman-Hunsaker to perform a Feasibility Study for the development of new recreation centers to support the city’s needs. Since the city’s pools were built in the 1940s, it was apparent that a Feasibility Study would outline issues facing the major development. […]

Windsor High School Pool Renovation - Windsor, CO

In November 2016, voters approved a $104.8 million bond for improvements for Weld County School District RE-4 that included the design and construction of a new high school, renovation and addition to the existing Windsor High School, and upgrades to ten other district educational facilities. In January 2017, Counsilman-Hunsaker performed an assessment of the existing […]

Wings & Waves Waterpark - McMinnville, OR

The 71,000 sq. ft. “Wings & Waves Waterpark,” which opened June 2011, is Oregon’s largest waterpark. Features tie into the educational focus of the Evergreen Aviation complex with its “Life Needs Water” interactive display. The waterpark’s learning activities place an emphasis on fun. The second floor hands-on museum exhibits the importance of water in everyday […]

Winston Family YMCA - Jacksonville, FL

Photo credit Neil Rashba Photography After 15 months of construction, the new Winston Family YMCA opened to the public in August 2016. The new building was designed with top-of-the-line features replacing the aging Yates YMCA. The 12,000 sq. ft. wellness center offers a place for members to seek some peace and quiet, and offers rehabilitation […]

Wissahickon High School Athletic Complex - Ambler, PA

The grand opening of the Wissahickon High School Athletic Complex was held in November 2018. The natatorium was part of a $23 million project that included a new Central Plant comprising heating and cooling elements, an emergency generator, and pool pump and filtration system. The new 9,290 sq. ft. swimming pool will be used for […]

Wittier Pool - Spokane, WA

In 2007, the City of Spokane, Washington, retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and ALSC Architects to prepare construction documents for the replacement of the 70-year-old Witter 50-meter pool. The result is a new modern deck-level gutter pool (home to the Spokane City Swim Team) capable of hosting the state’s northwestern area summer swim leagues. The […]

Wood River Aquatic Center (Study) - Wood River, IL

The City of Wood River, IL, retained Counsilman-Hunsaker to develop an Aquatic Feasibility Study to further understand the logistics of replacing their existing aquatic center. Three concepts were developed, each featuring an outdoor leisure pool, tot pool, lap pool, and waterslides. Another concept considered a 50-meter pool, and another featured a current channel. Each option […]

Woodlands Athletic Club Pool (Audit) - The Woodlands, TX

Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained by The Woodlands Operating Company in March 2005 to evaluate the existing pools and mechanical systems at the WAC (Woodlands Athletic Club). The study also included an examination of possible future considerations for aquatics at the WAC.

Woodson and Sherwood Pools (Study) - Odessa, TX

The City of Odessa, Texas, owns four outdoor seasonal aquatic facilities built before 1950 that had reached physical and functional obsolescence. The City of Odessa Feasibility Study focused on replacing the existing facilities and developing new partnerships with community groups. In 2002, improvements were made to Woodson Pool and Sherwood Pool at a cost of […]

Wooster High School – Ellen Shapiro Natatorium - Wooster, OH

The Ellen Shapiro Natatorium includes an 8-lane, 50-meter by 25-yard pool with bulkhead and diving boards. The natatorium is operated by the Wooster YMCA. This facility was featured as an Architectural Showcase in Athletic Business magazine in June 1995.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Sports and Recreation Center - Worcester, MA

In September 2012, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) officially dedicated its 145,000 sq. ft. Sports and Recreation Center; one of the finest higher education athletic facilities in the Northeast. In addition to providing WPI students, faculty, and staff with state-of-the-art facilities, the new center also provides the university outstanding space for hosting regional and national robotics […]

Worchester City Pools (Audit and Study) - Worchester, MA

In 2004, Nault Architects commissioned Counsilman Hunsaker on behalf of the City of Worcester to complete an aquatic and architectural audit of each of the nine city pools. The study also included an analysis of the five beaches managed by the City. The audit provided the Park and Recreation Department an assessment and the associated costs for […]

Wulf and Buchanan Pools (Audit) - Evergreen, CO

Evergreen Park and Recreation District (EPRD) commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to conduct an audit of the six lane, 25-yard swimming pool at the Wulf Recreation Center. Since the bond vote to expand the Wulf and Buchanan Pools did not pass, EPRD wanted a better understanding of the scope and construction cost to extend the life of the […]

Wylie E. Groves High School Natatorium - Beverly Hills, MI

The Birmingham Public Schools commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker, in association with TMP Associates, to design new recreation, athletic, and academic facilities for Groves High School. Responsible for the design of the new competition pool, Counsilman-Hunsaker created a functional, attractive facility with numerous amenities including: Stretch 25-yard pool with eight lap lanes 1-meter springboard diving 13 training lanes […]

Wyomia-Tyus Olympic Park Recreation Center - Spaulding County, GA

Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Hand Design Studio designed an indoor 10-lane, 25-yard by 25-meter competition pool and a 6-lane, 25-meter pool with two 1-meter diving stands and one 3-meter diving stand. Project is currently on hold.

Wyoming Recreation Center (Study) - Wyoming, OH

In 2003, Counsilman Hunsaker in association with Moody Nolan Architects and Cole & Russell Architects researched options for renovation of the existing outdoor swimming pool with new options for construction of a new indoor recreation center. The purpose of the Facility Impact Study was to identify and evaluate current aquatic recreation programming and facilities, both […]

Yale University Natatorium (Study) - New Haven, CT

In 1999, Counsilman Hunsaker completed a planning study with Ellerbe Becket Architect for the natatorium that will house an indoor 50-meter by 25-yard pool and a separate 25-yard diving pool with a 10-meter tower as well as 1- and 3-meter diving boards.

YMCA of Southeast Missouri - Sikeston, MO

The team of Counsilman Hunsaker and Robert Stearnes and Associates is currently in the planning and design stages of an indoor aquatic complex for the YMCA of Southeast Missouri. The new indoor aquatic complex includes a variety of features and activities for competitive, fitness and recreational use. Amenities include: 25-yard lap pool with six lanes […]

Yoakum County Pool (Audit) - Denver City, TX

Yoakum County commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit for the over 70- year-old Yoakum County Pool in Denver City, TX. The purpose of the swimming pool audit was to identify items that are substandard in the pool, items not current with industry swimming pool design standards, equipment not operating as designed, and to […]

York High School Natatorium - Elmhurst, IL

This facility features a 6-lane by 25-yard indoor pool along with a bulkhead.

York Suburban High School Pool (Audit) - York, PA

In November 2008, the York Suburban School District commissioned Counsilman-Hunsaker to provide a swimming pool audit at the 1958 York Suburban High School indoor swimming pool facility. To assist in defining a course of action regarding the future of this facility, the audit identified items that were substandard, not to current Pennsylvania public swimming pool […]

Yukon Kuskokwim Regional Aquatic Health and Safety Center - Bethel, AK

Yukon Kuskokwim Regional Aquatic Health and Safety Center The Yukon Kuskokwim Regional Aquatic Health and Safety Center, scheduled to be completed in 2014, will be a multi-use community facility owned and operated by the City of Bethel.  The project will be developed in two phases.  Phase 1 will include construction of a swimming pool, spa, […]

YWCA Glendale Pool (Audit) - Glendale, CA

The Glendale YWCA had for many years sub-leased their pool facility and was in the early stages of planning to take the operations back over. The YWCA management was aware that many features of the ageing 1955 indoor pool would soon require improvements and upgrade. Counsilman Hunsaker was commissioned to complete a facility audit and […]