• Pool Type Outdoor 25-Yard, Outdoor Leisure
  • Project Type Parks & Recreation
  • Project Service Design Services, Feasibility Study
  • StatusCompleted 2015
  • ArchitectKimley-Horn & Associates, Inc.


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Boomtown Bay Family Aquatic Center

Burkburnett, TX

Boom Town - Burkburnett (2) Boom Town - Burkburnett (5) Boom Town - Burkburnett (6)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 a safe, friendly atmosphere to meet the needs of the Burkburnett citizens and the surrounding communities.

As a result of the study, the project was approved by the citizens and the city decided to move forward with the design of the new 11,000 sq. ft.  Boomtown Bay Family Aquatic Center that includes:

2,500 sq. ft. Lap Pool

  • Four 25-yard lap lanes
  • 1-meter diving
  • One open and one enclosed slide

8,000 sq. ft. Leisure Pool

  • Zero depth entry
  • Participatory play structure and tot slide
  • 365 ft. lazy river with various spray features
  • Vortex

Aquatic Operation Services:

After completing design services for the aquatic center, the city retained the team of Counsilman-Hunsaker and Sports Facilities Management to provide Pre-Opening Services which included:

  • Recruiting an experienced General Manager with experience in the local community
  • Developing a Standard Operating Procedures Manual
  • Development of Swim Lesson and Instructor Training program
  • Developing an organizational chart, job descriptions and accountabilities for key personnel
  • Recommendations for selection of vendors
  • Facilities training for management personnel
  • Grand opening support