Jun 09

Groundbreaking for Ashburn Recreation and Community Center is June 16

Posted on June 9, 2022 at 3:08 PM by Nancy McCormick

Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction of the Ashburn Recreation and Community Center on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The event will take place on the future site of the facility near the intersection of Carolina Wren Drive and Coopers Hawk Drive in Ashburn. 

Members of the Board of Supervisors and  representatives of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, which will manage the facility when construction is completed, will be on hand for the ceremonial breaking of ground to kick off construction of this project. 

The project will construct a 117,000-square-foot recreation and community center on Broadlands Boulevard, west of the intersection with Claiborne Parkway. The two-story facility includes many features: 

Inside Features

  • 50-meter competition pool with spectator seating.
  • Classrooms, offices, and meeting spaces. 
  • Fitness areas.
  • Full-size gymnasium.
  • Leisure pool.
  • Multipurpose room with a catering and teaching kitchen. 
  • One indoor basketball gymnasium, with six basketball hoops, and game line markings for basketball, volleyball and pickleball.
  • Running track.
  • Soft sensory playroom. 
  • Spa.

Outside Features

  • Large courtyard with seating. 
  • Multiuse trail around the property.
  • Playground equipment. 
  • Splash play area. 

Construction is currently estimated for completion in summer 2025. 

More information, including a link to sign up for updates on the project, can be found on the project page on the Loudoun County website.

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Jun 07

Public Information Meeting held to outline features of Ashburn Recreation and Community Center

Posted on June 7, 2022 at 11:03 AM by Heidi Kellum

A public information meeting was held on September 26, 2019 to discuss the features of the proposed Ashburn Recreation and Community Center. The meeting was held in the Loudoun County Public Schools board room. The center, a 117,000 square foot building, is currently in design and will be constructed near the public schools' administration building off Broadlands Blvd. 

Consultants from MJMA/Page outlined what residents can expect to see in the new center. Some of the features include a 50 meter competition swimming pool, full size gym, fitness areas, indoor running track and a walking path around the exterior of the property. Staff from the Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure and the Loudoun County Department of Recreation, Parks and Community Services were also on hand to answer questions. 

Groundbreaking for the center is anticipated to take place in Spring or Summer 2020 with construction taking between 24 and 30 months to complete.

Jun 07

Design Nears Completion for Ashburn Recreation and Community Center

Posted on June 7, 2022 at 11:03 AM by Heidi Kellum

The Ashburn Recreation and Community Center design is currently 95% complete and was submitted for review November 30, 2020. All decisions regarding design, equipment and building systems have been made and are being incorporated. 

Advertisement for construction of the facility will occur following design completion, approximately Spring/Summer 2021. The prequalification process for General Contractors has been completed.

Construction is currently estimated to begin by fall 2021. 

The Ashburn Recreation and Community Center project will construct a 117,000-square-foot recreation and community center on Broadlands Boulevard, west of the intersection with Claiborne Parkway. The two-story facility will feature a 50-meter competition pool, leisure pool, spa, full-size gymnasium, soft sensory play room, multipurpose room with a catering and teaching kitchen, classrooms, offices and meeting spaces. 

The second floor will include fitness areas, running track, spectator seating for the competition pool and viewing area for the leisure pool. Additional features include a multi-use trail around the property, a large courtyard with seating, a splash play area and playground equipment. 

For more information about the Ashburn Recreation Center project, visit the project page.