• Pool Type Outdoor 25-Yard, Outdoor Leisure
  • Project Type Parks & Recreation
  • Project Service Design Services, Impact Study
  • StatusCompleted 2017
  • ArchitectKimley-Horn & Associates

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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. ft. aquatic center opened to the public and included a competition pool, slides, and lazy river. The competition pool is set to host swimming lessons, swim team practices, swim meets and water basketball games. Aquatic amenities include:

    3,500 sq. ft. Lap Pool

  • Six 25-yard lap lanes
  • Stair entry
  • Two 1-meter diving boards
  • Volleyball and basketball nets

    7,500 sq. ft. Leisure Pool

  • Lazy river
  • Two stair entries
  • Two waterslides
  • Play structure
  • Tot slide
  • Various spray features
  • Spray pad

 Counsilman-Hunsaker also performed Pre-Opening Services including:

  • Assessed operational needs and supplied a Standard Operational Procedures Manual.
  • Met with and assessed needs of opening management team with the aquatic supervisor.
  • Trained management team with operational procedures, including opening, daily, and closing duties of all staff.
  • Trained management team with (how and what) training that all staff needs, including orientations, weekly in-services, emergency action plans, evaluations, and documentations.
  • Trained management team in maintenance needs and practices, including daily cleaning, water quality management, and weekly pool and amenity upkeep.