Galena Park District, Athletic Complex

Houston, Texas

  • FIRM

    SHW Group, now Stantec

  • CLIENT

    Galena Park Independent School District

  • AREA

    78,818 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $20,584,875.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    4/2001

The facility includes a stadium, the North Shore Senior High School Fieldhouse, a stadium fieldhouse, the athletic offices building and a natatorium.

Numerous classrooms and computer stations were planned for various areas throughout the complex.

A 2,900-square-foot athletic trainers’ area is in the North Shore fieldhouse.

A video-production system with ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCAPACITY10,000COST PER SQ FT$261.17FEATURED IN2003 Architectural PortfolioSUB CATEGORYSpecialized video cameras and mobile tie-ins at field level feeds into a scoreboard system with a matrix video display screen for replay/video and animated graphic feeds.

For band and drill/dance teams, the site layout allows for quick and safe access to the field, and designated seating areas for the students.

The stadium facility includes an artificial-turf field; a two-story, 4,700-square-foot press box; and more than 7,000 square feet of restrooms, storage and concessions.

The North Shore fieldhouse has coaching offices, football locker rooms, a 5,100-square-foot weightroom area, and a 2,900-square-foot athletic trainer’s area.

The natatorium building has an eight-lane competition swimming pool with two diving boards and water polo goals. This building has a small concessions area and offices/lockers for the swim program staff.