• Pool Type Indoor 50-Meter, Indoor Leisure
  • Project Type Competition Venues, Universities
  • Project Service Design Services
  • StatusCompleted 2005
  • ArchitectMoody Nolan and KZF


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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. Competition Pool
  • 50-meter pool with eight lap lanes
  • Moveable bulkhead
  • Springboard diving
  • 3,388 sq. ft. Leisure Pool
  • Lazy river
  • Water wall
  • Over-sized whirlpool spa
  • Bubble couch
  • 215 sq. ft. whirlpool spa

The project has achieved the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver rating for energy efficient design.

Design Awards Publications:

  • 2007 – ‘Innovative Architecture’ Award Recreation Management magazine
  • 2006 – Featured on the cover – Architectural Record magazine