UCF Recreation and Wellness Center Expansion


Client: University of Central Florida

Location: Orlando, FL

Cost: $34,000,000

Size: 62,000 SF


Borrelli + Partners was commissioned by UCF to design the expansion to the Recreation and Wellness Center. The expansion provides enhanced program opportunities and much needed additional space for cardio and fitness activities.

“the building has exceeded our expectations in terms of functionality and beauty.”

 Lawrence Chmura, Construction Manager

The primary use of the expanded facility will be for student recreation and wellness and will include spaces for cardio, fitness, in-door racquet ball courts, multi-purpose rooms, outdoor adventure center area, MAC gymnasium, offices, wet classrooms, new locker and rest rooms, a new 25 yard by 25 meter pool and associated pump room. In addition to the expansion of the existing Recreation and Wellness Center, the project includes master planning of a total of 250,000 square feet in three phases for all recreation and wellness facilities for the entire campus. The expansion significantly assists in the University’s mission of providing high quality recreational facilities and programs to a growing and health conscious population. This project achieved LEED® Gold Certification by the US Green Building Council.

Phase II: $21,000,000 Phase III: $13,000,000

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