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Lake Lynn Community Center Facility Upgrades

Last updated Aug. 27, 2019 - 4:17 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Park
  • $1,300,000
  • Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (Lead)
  • Davis Kane Architects, PA

Current Activity

Lake Lynn Community Center will be closing August 30, 2019 for upgrades to begin. The estimated reopening date will be Fall 2020.

Summary

Lake Lynn Community Center Facility Upgrades will mainly consist of waterproofing the building and gymnasium; HVAC controller replacement and roof membrane replacements.

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
Winter 2019Construction Documents
August 20, 2019Construction
Fall 2020Construction Completed

History

Lake Lynn Park consists of 63 undeveloped acres at the head waters of Lake Lynn on Ray Road in Northwest Raleigh.  In the 1980’s, the City’s tremendous population growth initiated a search for appropriate park land. The Lake Lynn site was chosen for its location, accessibility, topography, vegetation, proximity to existing utilities and the proposed greenway system.

Community Parks are planned to meet a variety of recreational needs and are intended for the community at large.  Throughout the planning process, the committee worked to determine the recreational needs for the area.  The committee also recommended that City pursue acquisition of additional land and land was acquiring for future expansion (The City acquired the land on September 10, 1991).

Lake Lynn Community Center is a 25,000 square foot building.  The center consists of gymnasium (for basketball, volleyball, pickleball, & track out), meeting rooms, gym and kitchen. Also, support outdoor programs such as tennis courts, ballfield, picnic areas, playground, trails & lake greenway.  Also, Lake Lynn possess the flexibility to support environmental “nature” education programs.  

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