The demand for high performance isn’t just reserved for athletes. Our architects are equally competitive when it comes to creating facilities that foster school spirit, build community interaction, and feature the latest in advanced technology and materials. To us, these are more than just places to play, they are symbols of growth, excitement, strength and unity. Our planning and building designs encourage physical activity and promote features and amenities for health/wellness initiatives. These dynamic building forms coupled with inspiring interior and exterior views not only promote participation, but also enhance the overall recreational experience. So that in the end, victory will be yours.
This YMCA revitalized and transformed what was a former hockey facility into a dynamic new community center. One of the two original hockey rinks was retained and updated to serve the local hockey program.
Members of all ages enjoy an aquatic center with zero entry for younger children and lap pool for experienced swimmers, a gymnasium, child watch, and wellness/fitness center. Large bright airy spaces create an inviting atmosphere for exercise and engagement.
Bethel Park, PA
This multi-story Campus Center, nestled between existing campus structures, projects an open and inviting image to students and focuses on student activity in the urban context. Organized around a dramatic two-story entry lobby, this unique facility combines dynamic student life components with an exciting recreational/fitness/wellness center.
New & Renovation
Our team, WTW Architects and Ballard King & Associates and Water Technologies, Inc., was selected by the USC Township Commissioners to provide a Market Analysis, and demographic summary of the service area for a new Community Center with Aquatic facility. The analysis included meeting with stakeholders, community members, members of the USC Ad Hoc Committee, Commissioners, and Staff to research the viability of a proposed facility. Our study included validating the Ad Hoc Committees findings, reviewing operating costs, staffing, and capital costs for a proposed facility.
Upper St. Clair, PA
The Community Center is a 37,000-square-foot facility located in Peterswood Park adjacent to recreation fields and Arrowhead Trail. The facility includes an outdoor multipurpose court for basketball, soccer and deck hockey, and a new softball field.
Peters Township, PA
This project is a renovation and addition to the HPER building and creates a connection to the Ewing Hall field house. It forms a new northern gateway to the campus, in addition to highlighting the fitness center and offers full views of the main lawn from within.
This project inserted a high energy recreation program into an early 1900s Georgian Architecture building, located within the main quad of historic buildings on a semi-rural campus.
Addition & Renovation
The goal of Lake Erie College was to design and construct a facility that serves as a social and recreational complex for all students; houses the “Storm” varsity teams; and can be used by the community as well as summer youth sports programs.
The Wellness Center adapts a building originally intended exclusively for athletic programs into a fitness destination for the entire campus population. The addition creates a new “front door” to campus that welcomes on-campus students and visitors from University Drive.
8,300 SF Renovation
The HUB Fitness Center features a selectorize/free weight area, aerobic classrooms, four racquetball courts, golf simulators, locker rooms, and related support space.
WTW led the design of this exciting hybrid project that combines privately developed student housing with a dynamic recreation facility. WTW provided complete design services for the recreation component as well as overall exterior design.
The recreation center at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown campus includes a multipurpose gymnasium, elevated jogging/ walking track, classroom/exercise rooms, offices, lounge area and a climbing wall. The new two-story glass atrium connects the Center to the existing athletic complex and creates a dramatic new entry for both buildings.
Increased focus on health and wellness, as well as a growing student population and athletic programs, provided the motivation for Penn State to expand the Capital Union Building. Expansive glass walls flood the exercise areas with daylight and afford views of the campus while providing an inviting showcase of the activities and energy of the center.
14,300 New / 4,000 Renovation