Looking NW from Euclid
Looking SW along Ridge
Looking SE at Entrance
Looking NE from Parking lot
PROPOSED RENOVATION & EXPANSION
The much anticipated and exciting expansion and renovation of the Olympic Indoor Swim Center, as it nears its 50th birthday will begin soon. The Park Board of Commissioners directed staff to pursue an agreement with FGM Architects to begin developing plans for Olympic.
Get Ready to Keep Swimming:
Project Update in Summer 2018 Program Guide
Over the past year, the Park Board and staff have been preparing for a proposed renovation to transform Olympic Indoor Swim Center into a one-stop recreation center to benefit the community’s health and wellness for generations to come. Though we were prepared for some variability in programming ability during the project, we are pleased to report that the proposed renovation will not significantly impact Summer 2018 activities. Some recreation programs, such as Safety Town, and Swim and Tennis Camps are temporarily relocating to other park district facilities but you will be able to use your Splash Pass and participate in open swim, swim lessons and other activities this Summer at Olympic.
The District will work hard to minimize the inconvenience this renovation may bring to its patrons. If possible, construction will be staged to keep portions of the facility open throughout the project. If all goes according to plan, the new and improved facility will have a grand reopening in early 2020.
Visit this page for updates as this project progresses.
The plan could potentially increase the footprint of the existing building by an estimated 32,000 sq. feet.
Tentative Timeline for the Proposed Renovation:
The following schedule remains tentative based on potential input from the Village of Arlington Heights, other authorities having jurisdiction over the project, and/or other variables:
- Tentative Bid Release: 5/1/2018
- Tentative Bid Opening: 5/22/2018
- Tentative Presentation of Bid Results/Recommendations to Award to the Park Board of Commissioners: 6/12/2018
- Tentative Construction Begins: 6/18/2018
- Tentative Olympic Shutdown (Temporary): 3/31/2019
- Tentative Construction Completion: 12/31/2019
- Tentative Grand Re-Opening: 1/1/2020
- NEW LOCKER ROOMS
- GYMNASIUM ADDITION
- WARM WATER POOL
- INDOOR WALKING TRACK
- FITNESS COMPONENTS
- EXISTING BUILDING UPGRADES