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People's Community Center - Pool Improvements

About the Project

The City of Tacoma and Metro Parks Tacoma in cooperation with a Community Advisory Group have completed the construction of a new aquatic facility at People’s Community Center. The project provides a family oriented pool serving the needs of the Hilltop neighborhood and surrounding community.

Peoples PoolPeoples Pool

Pool Features

The project includes removal and replacement of the existing pool with a new indoor pool facility, locker room improvements and associated site improvements. Major components of this project include:
  • Three-lane lap pool
  • Passive swim area and bench
  • Indoor spray pad
  • Current Channel & Vortex
  • Lily pad walk
  • Basketball hoops 
  • Two party rooms
  • Two changing/restrooms
  • One additional restroom
Project Status
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, May 7, 2015.
 
A Grand Opening Celebration was held on for Saturday, September 24, 2016.

Funding

Funding Source Amount
City of Tacoma
$5,340,000
Metro Parks Tacoma
$2,320,000
The taxpayers of Washington State through the Washington State Department of Commerce
$485,000

The total funding for the project is $8,145,000.

Schedule

Task Estimated Completion Date
Finalize Construction Contract
April 2015
Groundbreaking Ceremony
May 7, 2015
Begin Construction May 2015
Pool Grand Opening Celebration
September 24, 2016


Project Team

Name/Organization Role Contact Information
C.E. & C., Inc.
Contractor

Fletcher Jenkins
Advisory Group
(253) 229-6948
Jeff Jenkins, City of Tacoma
Project Principal
(253) 591-5508
Josh Clarke, City of Tacoma
Project Manager
(253) 591-5395

Jeremy Wooley,

Metro Parks Tacoma

Project Manager
(253) 305-1031