Great Outdoor Waterpark

OWNER:
City of Lafayette

PROJECT SIZE:

4,000 SF Bathhouse, 9,000 s.f. of pool area
38,000 s.f. deck area
5 Acre Site

CONSTRUCTION COST:
$5,700,000

COMPLETION:
June 2017


This project included a new bathhouse designed to reflect a modern mining theme with woods and metals. The Aquatics elements include one zero depth leisure pool, one lazy river and two large slides. The existing lap pool will be enhanced with new water walk courses, two zip lines, a rope swing, and natural rock climbing wall. There was a big focus on bringing nature to a pool environment and incorporating educational pieces. Through the incorporation of one of a kind features, an emphasis on education and fun, and a connection to the local surroundings, The Great Outdoors Water Park is one of a kind. Featuring educational items such as Mountain Lion paw prints leading to a Mountain Lion carving, and plaques showcasing native plants, rocks and materials. Learning is incorporated into a fun environment to encourage kid’s of all ages to get out and play. Fun is furthered through the first installed version of water monkey bars in the state. These features make this an enjoyable, location for all ages.