MULTIFUNCTIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX IN KELME
Client: Kelme district municipality administration
Project proposals: 2012
____The project aims to contribute to the implementation of the provisions topical to all municipalities in Lithuania, like Kelmė, i.e. reduction of emigration, the desire to develop a healthy and physically active community of townspeople, to increase the dissemination of physical education and sports in the area, to improve the quality of sports life, providing the city residents, especially schoolchildren and young people, with wider opportunities to satisfy their needs.
____Kelme multifunctional sports complex is designed for two main functions: sports and leisure. Construction in stages is provided for. The first stage includes the construction of a universal gym with locker-rooms and training halls, and leisure activities centre (bowling) and a cafe in the basement; the second stage provides for the construction of aqua recreation centre with 25-meter 4-track swimming pool. It is designed so that during the construction work of the second stage a universal hall (the complex of the first stage) could function and would not interfere with the execution of construction works.
____The complex (universal hall) of the first stage is going to be of two levels. The first level covers the group of major functional premises consisting of multi-purpose hall (1st floor, about 8 m high) with the stands of transformed 500 seats. The second level includes fitness and aerobics halls, separately coupled with the groups of utility rooms so that the flows of those going in for sports and spectators would not cross.
____Swimming pool and aqua recreation centre will be of one floor, blocked at the corridor of universal hall, which becomes a connection of stages and separates / distributes the people exercising in gyms and swimming pool.
____The estimated maximum total number of people at physical education and sports complex of such volume – up to 1,000 people, consisting of: up to 800 spectators, 120 going in for sports and 15 staff.
____Total area of the premises of designed building - 4360 m2, of which the first stage – 3580 m2, the second – 780 m2. Building volume – 25 900 m³.