AP Celebrates Topping Out at New Moody Family YMCA in the Park Cities

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On the morning of February 25, a “topping out” ceremony was held at the new Moody Family YMCA in the Park Cities to officially commemorate reaching the final height of the new building, which is marked at 44 ft. Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) is serving as the general contractor for the new state-of-the art YMCA which is located at 6000 Preston Road in University Park.

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We are extremely pleased with the progress on the project. It is exciting to realize in just six short months we will have a state of the art YMCA, which can better serve the Park Cities community for generations to come.

On the morning of February 25, a “topping out” ceremony was held at the new Moody Family YMCA in the Park Cities to officially commemorate reaching the final height of the new building, which is marked at 44 ft. Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) is serving as the general contractor for the new state-of-the art YMCA which is located at 6000 Preston Road in University Park.

Construction has been underway since April 2015 on this project which will replace the original YMCA built in 1951. The project has overcome numerous challenges such as record rainfall, which resulted in a loss of 39 days of production; yet the project team has successfully implemented a recovery schedule to finish on-time in July 2016.    

Designed by Good Fulton & Farrell Architects, the new complex will provide 58,500 square feet of amenities. In comparison with the original building, it will have an indoor therapy pool, expanded health and wellness space, locker rooms and lobby area along with a 300 space underground parking garage. The Moody Family YMCA in the Park Cities will also be the first YMCA to program a Rise school, which is focused on providing early childhood educational programs for children with and without developmental disabilities.

“The commitment of the entire project team is the foundation for success on this project,” said Corbett Nichter, Senior Vice President with AP. “From the very beginning, the entire team – owner, architect, contractor, subs – has been aligned towards a common goal: to build a quality facility that will serve the clients of the YMCA for many years to come, all while being a great neighbor to the University Park community.”

“Today’s ceremony marks another milestone in the journey to opening the new Moody Family YMCA,” said John Palms, Park Cities YMCA Board of Management Chair. “We are extremely pleased with the progress on the project. It is exciting to realize in just six short months we will have a state of the art YMCA, which can better serve the Park Cities community for generations to come.”

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About Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Adolfson & Peterson Construction is a U.S.-based, privately held firm that is consistently ranked among the top 50 construction managers and general contractors in the nation. Founded in 1946, the company has built longstanding commitments to the regions in which it operates and is known nationally for its innovative and collaborative approaches within the building industry. Adolfson & Peterson Construction serves the education, multifamily, healthcare, energy, commercial, municipal and senior living market segments from its offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, Phoenix, and Tacoma. For more information, visit http://www.a-p.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Park Cities YMCA
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in 22 North Texas communities, the Dallas Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

About GFF
Good Fulton & Farrell is an award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm based in Dallas, with a staff of more than 100 offers architecture, interiors, planning and landscape architecture on a national and international basis. Good Fulton & Farrell serves as the overall corporate umbrella for three divisions: Good Fulton & Farrell Architects, comprising six distinct studios specializing in different practice areas; GFF Interiors, offering full-service interior design capabilities across a full spectrum of building types; GFF Planning, providing land use planning, campus master planning, urban design, landscape architecture and zoning processing assistance.

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