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: Late 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 Balboa Pool Renovation Project recently received approval for a new electrical service connection from PG&E – the project is entering the home stretch! Thank you to everyone in the community for your patience during the pool closure. We anticipate re-opening the pool this fall, 2018. We will follow up with … Continue reading
We have recently received a lot of interest from the community in the status of construction for the Balboa Pool Renovation. Our current estimate to re-open Balboa Pool is in the summer of 2018. The project has experienced delays to the original schedule due to unforeseen site conditions and our … Continue reading
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.