COMMUNITY AND SENIOR CENTER

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The proposed 24,000 sq. ft. Senior Center will provide a modern exciting and functional facility that is aesthetically pleasing to the community and meets the need of District Four seniors. The site shall accommodate approximately 100 parking spaces, covered drop-off area with main entrance, service entrance, landscaping and pedestrian plaza. Energy efficiency and a sustainability approach will be implemented. 

 

The proposed Senior Center will be located at a 2.7 acre, County-owned parcel at 4875 Elam Road, parcel ID# 15 256 01 007. This location was chosen after due diligence and and a feasibility study was completed, a geotechnical investigation, jurisdictional waters delineation, and a topographical and planimetric survey was completed. Please refer to the District 4 Senior Center Feasibility Study for test descriptions and results. 

Application for HUD Section 108 Loan & District 4 Senior Center Feasibility Study 

Listed below is a summary representation of the basic space programming features to be included in the design of the facility:

  • Vestibule, lobby and reception area, security sign-in area.

  • Administrative offices, work offices, break room, copy room, staff restrooms

  • Multipurpose, dining hall and stage

  • Multipurpose classrooms, computer room, arts and crafts

  • ADA compliant 

  • Fitness room, yoga, dance and aerobics studio, fitness storage

  • Libary, game room, Lounge TV room, massage therapy room

  • Therapeutic lap pool 

  • Mens and Womens locker area with restrooms and showers

  • Kitchen, storage, service area

  • Utilities closet, IT, electrical, HVAC, security system.

  • Building system support spaces

  • Parking

  • Landscaping and community garden

  • Trails to Hairston Park