feasibility studies
aquatic facility designs
master plans

ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT:
splashgrounds (water playgrounds)?
zero-entry pools?
competition or lap pools?
play pools?
indoor?
outdoor?
lazy rivers?
pool renovation?

You want a Commercial or Municipal Aquatic Facility, but where do you begin?

A Feasibility Study or Needs Assessment is where you might want to begin before looking into a pool renovation or a whole new family aquatic center.

Feasibility studies can tell you if you should go with upgrading (adding to existing), renovate existing, tear down an existing pool and replace, or even not build at all! You will be able to compare with others and what they have done. You can learn, based on selected comparable facilities, if your area will actually support a new aquatic facility and what you may be able to expect in revenue and expenses.

Listed below is a selected list of some of our public sector feasibiliy studies. Many other efforts for commercial and private ventures have been completed as well.

The projects that show "" are those that continued through construction.

CITY OF WASHINGTON, WILKES CO., GA:  (Design Rendering)
A comprehensive feasibility analysis of indoor options and a new concept plan. We also previously did the Feasibility study and Master Plan for a complete park, including a family aquatic center that was subsequently built.

CITY OF KINGSPORT, TN: (Design Rendering)
Update of previous Feasibility Study we did for them in 2002. Developed a plan for pool facilities for the community. The work involved an evaluation and needs assessment for the two existing pools, known as Legion Pool and Riverview Pool, and then a feasibility analysis for more comprehensive recreational aquatics facilities.

CITY OF MANISTEE, MI: (Design Rendering)
Feasibility Study conducted to provide the basis for making the decision on whether to move forward to initiate, construct, and operate an aquatic facility. If built, project cost expected to be $5,500,000.

STATESBORO-BULLOCH CO., GA:  (Design Rendering)
Feasibility Study and Master Plan for outdoor aquatic center and recreation center. Markey and Associates also provided the Planning and Design of the Family Aquatic Center, opening June 2004. (The recreation center portion will not be built.) (Photos of Completed Project)

CITY OF BALLWIN, MO:  (Design Rendering)
Analysis and Master Plan for Holloway Road Pool & Family Aquatic Center followed by the planning and design of this Family Aquatic Center that opened in 2003. (Photos of Completed Project)

MANCHESTER, MO:  (Design Rendering)
Aquatic Feasibility Study and Master Plan to add a new outdoor municipal pool and bathhouse. This led to Markey and Associates providing the planning and design of the aquatic aspects of the Schroeder Park Municipal Pool. (Photos of Completed Project)

CITY OF ST. MARYS, GA:  (Master Plan Rendering and Photo)
Site & Demographic Analysis and Planning and Design of a new Family Aquatic Center. Opened 2001.

CITY OF ST CHARLES, MO: 
Feasibility Study, Planning and design of three new family leisure pool complexes (and renovation of a fourth pool facility). The features include interactive kiddy play areas, teen activity pools, competition pools, slides, bathhouse facilities, and creative landscape interaction. The first two facilities, McNair (Photos) and Blanchette (Photos), won the 1994 NRPA "Excellence in Aquatics" award. Wapelhorst (Photos) Family Aquatic Center set a new standard for area family aquatic recreation.

LINDBERGH SCHOOL DISTRICT, MO: 
Feasibility Study for a new Indoor Athletic Facility. (Photos of Completed Project)

FT. MYERS BEACH, FL: 
Planning and design of the aquatic aspects of Family Aquatic Center. Opened Spring, 1999. (Photo)

COLUMBIA ASSOCIATION, MD: 
Feasibility Study and Master Plan for family aquatic centers and upgrades for the 26 pools of this large suburban Baltimore-Washington community.

TOWN OF BLACKSBURG, VA:  (Design Rendering)
Feasibility Study and Master Plan for the outdoor aquatic recreation needs of the Town of Blacksburg. Developed alternatives ranging from an outdoor Family/Kids play addition to the existing indoor pool, to a large, comprehensive Family Aquatic Center.

RESTON ASSOCIATION, VA: 
Feasibility Study and Master Plan for family aquatic centers and upgrades for the 17 pools of this large suburban Washington community. (3 resulted in construction)

KOCH PARK FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER, City of Florissant, MO: 
Feasibility Study, Planning and design of a new family leisure pool complex including a lazy river, interactive kiddy play areas, teen/adult activity pool areas, lap lanes, slides, bathhouse facilities, and creative landscape interaction. Opened 1995.(Photos of Completed Project)

CITY OF CRESTWOOD, MO:  (Design Rendering)
Markey worked with SWT Associates to complete a master plan for the renovation and upgrade of the existing City pool at Whitecliff Park. The selected alternative was a fully diversified Family Aquatic center. We then worked with Jacobs Facilities on the full project design. (Photos of Completed Project)

POOL NEEDS & TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT, Florida State University, FL:
Needs analysis, recommendations, and cost analysis of the University's Stults Pool.

COMMUNITY AQUATIC NEEDS ASSESSMENT, City of Johnson City, TN: 
Planning, Design of Legion Street Pool rehabilitation project. Master Plan for a proposed aquatic center at Winged Deer Regional Park.

CITY OF CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO:  (Design Rendering)
Future Facilities Needs Analysis and Aquatic Center Master Plan through Horner-Shifrin Associates.

Currently, in 2008, Markey and Associates is doing the Planning and Design for the new Family Aquatic Center and renovations to the Osage Center. Construction expected to be completed in 2010.
  (Updated Design Rendering)

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO:  (Design Rendering)
Market analysis and Site Recommandation for a family waterpark.

BIBB COUNTY, GA:
Feasibility Study for a family aquatic center for Lake Tobesofkee.

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