Chimo Aquatic and Fitness Centre

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Chimo Aquatic and Fitness Centre
Coquitlam Chimo Aquatic and Fitness Centre.jpg
Location Coquitlam, British Columbia
Opened 2008
Owner City of Coquitlam
Construction cost $19.5 million (total project cost)[1]
Architect Hughes Condon Marler

The Chimo Aquatic and Fitness Centre is a 38,000-square-foot (3,500 m2) indoor aquatic centre located in central Coquitlam, British Columbia, next to the Coquitlam Sports Centre. The building was designed by Hughes Condon Marler Architects, built at a cost of $12.4 million (construction cost), and opened in the spring of 2008.[1] The facility replaces the older Chimo Pool nearby, and features:[2]

Energy efficiency[edit]

The facility has been built according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Standard, including:

  • Solar water heating
  • Rainwater retention and reuse for landscaping
  • Landscaping with native species
  • Use of recycled content and non-toxic building products

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tri-City News: Chimo pool project 10 March 2009
  2. ^ City of Coquitlam: Chimo Aquatic & Fitness Centre

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°15′16″N 122°50′46″W / 49.254444°N 122.846111°W / 49.254444; -122.846111