Vandalia Recreation Center

Feasibility Study + Design

Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture programmed and designed this outstanding 60,000-s.f. center for Vandalia, Ohio, in association with John Poe Associates of Dayton, Ohio.

The center has left an indelible impression on the community with its fitness center, aquatics, racquetball courts, gym, weight room, numerous aerobics and dance venues, and other community amenities.

Project at a Glance


Vandalia, Ohio


City of Vandalia Parks & Recreation

Architect of Record

John Poe Associates


$7 Million



Awards & Features

•2003 Recreation Management
Innovative Architecture & Design Award
•2002 Athletic Business
15th Annual Architectural Showcase
•2001 Masonry Institute of Dayton
Award for Excellence in Masonry Design
•2001 American Institute of Architects
Dayton Chapter
Honorable Mention Award
•2001 Ohio Parks & Recreation Association
Meritorious Facility Award

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