Once the renovation at Balboa Pool is completed, the $11 million Garfield Pool renovation and $8.2 million Rossi Pool renovation will follow.
The project includes the renovation of the pool, pool building, the addition of an 800 square foot multi-purpose space, and the site improvements to related amenities.
Start Date: November 2016
Anticipated Completion Date: Spring 2018
The project has been allocated $7 million from the 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond.
Balboa Park and Pool are located at 511 Havelock Street at San Jose at San Jose and Ocean Avenues. The approximately 1.1.million square foot park has multiple fields for soccer and baseball, tennis and basketball court’s, a children’s play area, skateboard park and a pool.
The Recreation and Park Department is undertaking a renovation of Balboa Pool. The project commenced in November 2017, and the department currently anticipates re-opening the facility in early 2018. Earlier this week I was privileged to give a construction tour to a few Havelock Street neighbors. The group got to … Continue reading
The Recreation and Park Department is undertaking a renovation project at Balboa Pool. The project commenced in November 2017, and is approximately 60% complete. The contractor is making good progress and the department currently anticipates re-opening the facility in early 2018. Work Occurring this Month: Preparing the pool for new … Continue reading
The project is approximately 22% complete. In terms of progress, the months of January and February has been a very wet one, thus slowing down considerable the progress of work in the past few weeks. This has impacted the contractor’s ability to perform some of its planned activities. Fortunately this … Continue reading
Hello! I’d like to introduce myself as the interim project manager for the Balboa Pool renovation while Levi Conover is on leave. As many neighborhood residents have likely noticed, there was significant damage to the grove of trees at the corner of Havelock Street and San Jose Avenue caused by Tuesday’s storm. As … Continue reading
Once the renovation at Balboa Pool is completed in Fall 2017, the $11 million Garfield Pool renovation and $8.2 million Rossi Pool renovation will follow. The three renovations will not overlap in an effort to serve the public with as much aquatic recreation as possible.
Within the next few weeks contractors will be moving onsite and will be staging at the basketball courts, which will remain closed for the duration of construction due to safety concerns as the building gets seismically retrofitted, and the renovated. Thank you for your patience!
We are excited to announce that we received a responsive bid for the Balboa Pool Renovation which will allow us to move forward with the implementation of the project as envisioned. The name of the contractor is CLW Builders. They have worked with on numerous Rec Park Projects that include the … Continue reading