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Arboretum Community Center

Arboretum Community Center

Project Overview

This project will consist of demolition of the existing community center to build a larger community center to include multipurpose room, classroom, flex computer lounge, bathrooms, possible ½ gym and other program spaces.

Project Details

• Address: 2412 Rand Place, NE
• Ward: 5
• DPR Project Manager: Peter Nohrden
• DGS Project Manager: Mike Etherton
• Status: RFP Procurement
• Project Delivery: Design-Bid-Build
• Architect: ISTUDIO Architects
• General Contractor: TBD
• Current Budget: $7.2M
• Start Date: Fall 2019
• End Date: Summer 2020
• DGS Contact: Wayne Gore

Arboretum Community Center Community Meeting Presentation - June 9, 2020

Arboretum Recreation Center Community Meeting - June 9, 2020

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
Please join the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) and the Department of General Services (DGS) for a community meeting to discuss upcoming renovations planned. Come share your thoughts, help influence the project design, and learn how to get involved.

Your attendance and feedback are critical to the process and greatly appreciated. All ages are welcome!

Arboretum Community Meeting - Concept Design Review
Hosted by DPR Document
Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Join by phone
1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)
Attendee access code 360 353 07


 Arboretum Community Meeting: April 9, 2019

With a budget of $7.2 million, DPR and DGS hosted a live vote on three options for the new recreation center that would fit within the budget. The results of this vote are intended to guide the conceptual design of the recreation center. The conceptual layout will be presented at the next community meeting.

  • Option 1: A 1/2 Gym with limited additional spaces
  • Option 2: a couple of large multipurpose rooms with additional smaller specialized spaces
  • Option 3: many specialized smaller spaces

The community voted for Option 2 above.

Then a second live vote was held to vote on what the program spaces would hold. These are the results of that, in order:

  • formal fitness (13)
  • Boxing (10)
  • Multi-purpose / fitness (8)
  • Multi-purpose / community (7) tied
  • Sensory Play (7) tied
  • Computer room (6) tied
  • Media / Reading (6) tied
  • Senior room (4) tied
  • Music room (4) tied
  • Lounge (4) tied
  • Teen / Game room (3)
  • Classroom (2) tied
  • 1/2 gym (2) tied

Arboretum Community Center Community Meeting Presentation-January 14, 2020

Arboretum Recreation Center Community Meeting (Jan 14, 2020)