Balboa Pool Renovation – Construction Update

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:

  1. Preparing the pool for new finishes and gutter
  2. Pouring new stairs for the pool’s new swim lesson area
  3. Back-fill and grading for the mechanical enclosure foundation
  4. Interior paint removal for exposed concrete walls
  5. Installation of new roofing

Progress Photos:

Pool Deck

Pool Deck

Seismic Bracing

New Seismic Bracing

Locker Room

New Locker Room Framing

Mechanical Foundation

New Mechanical Enclosure Foundation

Overall Project scope includes:

  1. Full interior renovation of the pool building
  2. Replacement of the pool mechanical equipment, pumps, and piping
  3. Replacement of the pool deck, finishes, and gutter
  4. Addition of a new bulkhead divider in pool to provide dedicated lap lanes and lessons areas
  5. Installation of a new de-humidification system and building mechanical system
  6. Addition of a new exterior mechanical enclosure
  7. Replacement of the existing windows with new energy efficient windows
  8. New locker rooms, bathrooms, and staff facilities, and interior finishes
  9. Full ADA accessibility upgrades to all building elements
  10. New multi-purpose/community room
  11. Addition of a new exterior entry ramp and canopy

Thank you for your continued support for the project, we will continue to provide additional updates on progress.  Please feel free to direct any questions to the Project Manager, Levi Conover at 415-581-2572 or