Draper Recreation Center
Arch Nexus / Salt Lake County
60,000 sq. ft.
The Draper Recreation Center, completed in 2020, is a state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facility located in Draper, Utah. This modern recreational hub was designed to promote health, wellness, and community engagement while adhering to the highest environmental and sustainability standards.
Spanning over a vast area, the recreation center boasts a multitude of amenities catering to the diverse needs of the community. The facility features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness areas, multi-purpose sports courts, an indoor track, and dedicated spaces for group exercise, dance, and yoga classes. Additionally, it includes community rooms, childcare facilities, and outdoor recreational spaces.
The Draper Recreation Center stands out for its commitment to sustainability, which is evident in its LEED certification. The center was designed and constructed using eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient systems, and advanced water conservation strategies. High-performance glazing, solar shading devices, and green roofs were employed to optimize thermal comfort and reduce energy consumption. The center is also equipped with efficient HVAC and lighting systems, which contribute to significant energy savings.
The Draper Recreation Center has become a cornerstone of the community, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle while showcasing the potential of sustainable, environmentally responsible design. By achieving LEED certification, the center sets a new standard for recreational facilities in the region and serves as an inspiring model for future projects.