The South Jersey Aquatic Center at Cherry Hill will be a sustainable indoor aquatic facility for education, competition and therapy.
Case Statement Booklet May 2011 (filesize : 19.7 MB)1148-1-Site-Plan-Set
11-012 NJ Aquatic Center Bldg 16.09.27 Progress Set
Location: Route 70 in Cherry Hill, behind Danzeisen & Quigley
- 50 meter by 75 feet in ground concrete pool (minimum 6’ depth >> 7+ feet deep) Long course.
- 75 feet by 52 feet in ground concrete pool (minimum 6’ depth >> 13.5 feet deep) Short course.
- 70 feet by 50 feet in ground concrete pool (minimum 3’ depth >> 4’ deep) Swim lesson and therapy pool.
- Lower level for pool equipment, mechanical and electrical control equipment, storage, solar heat exchangers
- First floor level for main entranceway, lobby, reception.
- First floor level for rental to professional physicians and therapists for aquatic therapy and sports related injuries
- Second floor area for spectator viewing of two primary pools, large area for sports fitness, cardio-vascular and strengthening apparatus and floor exercises; auxiliary lavatories
- Lower level for future expansion
The new Olympic Pool (50 meter by 75 feet) will be contoured with 6+’ depth around interior perimeter and contoured to 7-8’ in depth in one section to enable deeper pool activities and select competition. This pool will have a complete rim over flow gutter system with tiled pool markings and plaster finish. A unique custom lane line attachment system to provide multi-dimensioning shall be incorporated within the gutter system for the entire perimeter. Proposed water temperature range: 78 – 80 deg F. The pool will be treated by means of chlorination purification system. Starting blocks will be interchangeable for long or short course competition. Ten (10) lanes @ 7.5’ wide for long course and twenty (20) lanes @ 7.5’ wide for short course. There will be ample deck space surrounding the pool for athletes/spectators and circulation. A custom made removable underwater ThruFlow decking system will be fabricated to create a shallow area within a section of the pool for teaching and classes: (approx: 12’ by 30’). This sectional apparatus can be removed and reassembled for pedestrian bridge/pier to traverse the Olympic pool for those unique usages.
Short Course Pool
The new middle Short Course Pool (75 feet by 52 feet) will be 12 to 14 feet deep for deep activities. The pool will have rim overflow gutter at the ends of the pool and solid walls along the lengths. There will be two (at the corners) walk out/steps built into the walls for egress/ingress from pool. Proposed water temperature range: 82-84 deg F. The pool will be treated by means of chlorination purification system. The pool will be set up for springboard diving equipment: two three meter springboards and two one meter springboards. Additionally, a seven and a half meter platform will be incorporated. On the pool deck will be support apparatus of a trampoline and dry-land diving board with spotting belt and portapit mat and training harnesses.
The new shallow teaching/lesson/therapy pool (70 feet by 50 feet) will be contoured from 2.5’ to 4’ in depth. There will be a removable pre-fabricated access staircase available in the deep end and Portable Aquatic Lift shall be available to assist those users to all pools. Additional ‘waterplay apparatus’ will be incorporated with the filtration recirculation system and attached to the ceiling for enhancement of parties’ and playtime. Proposed water temperature range: 91-93 deg F. This pool will be treated with a chlorination purification system.
The entire decking for all three pools and locker rooms will be finished in concrete and have an extensive radiant heat flooring system throughout obtained via solar collection panels.
Memberships: Family, single, groups
Programs: Age Group competitive swim program
Masters Competitive swim program
Synchronized Swimming competitive program
Water Polo program
Springboard Diving competitive program
Triathlon Team Training
Various Club and other activities
Rental: Other local seasonal swim club programs
NJSIAA High Schools for training and competition
Parties, Scuba and any other groups or programs relating to aquatic activities (ie: flycasting, canoeing, movie night with floats)
Lease space to Physical Therapy Company
Competitive Events: Varying from Novice to Eastern Seaboard Sectional meets/events sanctioned by USS and Middle Atlantic USS; Age Group and Masters Competitions; Senior Masters Competition;
Springboard Diving Competitions and Exhibitions
Relay Carnivals for all ages
Water Polo Competition
Inter-Collegiate Invitational Meets
Long and Short course competitions
Swim Lessons: All ages from water babies to adult: group or private
Advertisement Banners and Meet Sponsorships
Swim Coaches Clinics and educational seminars
Special Olympics swim classes and competitive meets
Fundraisers: ie Swim-a-Thon for all programs