Carlsbad, CA, City ofCarlsbad, 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 the current master plan and proposed amenities; identification of the primary market area and user demographics for the proposed aquatic center and ball fields; recommendations on any design modifications, or park program and operating improvements; and financial projections and estimates based on existing and proposed plans. The team also evaluated the current offerings for aquatics and ball fields across the city and made recommendations for the city to utilize its existing properties more efficiently.