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Project Description


The new complex replaced an outdated facility with a state-of-the-art YMCA healthy living facility.  Located on a five acre site close to the Falls Mall the design included the overall site development with a 300 vehicle parking lot and queuing lanes for after school drop-off and pick-up. The two-story main building has a curved expanse of glazing overlooking the adjacent street and showcasing the upper floor wellness areas.  Also on the upper floor there are two flexible fitness studios, stretching areas, storage, mini-lockers, trainer’s office, and related areas.  The main floor includes a two-court gymnasium, two multi-purpose meeting rooms, administrative offices, facilities for childcare, as well as member locker and family rooms. The double height lounge links the two floors with a vertical Donor wall and overlooks the future outdoor aquatics complex which will include an integrated lap and recreational pool and 4,000 square foot support building.

Location: Miami, FL

Total Size: 40,000 SF

Construction Cost: $7,800,000.00

Owner: YMCA of South Dade

Civil Engineer: Miller Legg

Structural Engineer: Martinez Engineering Group

MEP Engineers: TLC Engineering For Architecture

Pool Consultant: Aquadynamics

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