Aquatic and Fitness Centers promote healthy and active lifestyles for individuals of all ages and abilities.
Therapeutic and relaxing, this environment encourages socializing among residents- and paired with high ceilings, an abundance of light and other architectural and design elements, this is an ideal space for group exercise classes.
Signature features, such as pool-entry ramps and adaptive fitness equipment can be implemented to support safety and confidence while participating in center activities.
Fitness center amenities, like a café and juice bar may be available at the center for nourishment after a workout.
Douglas Pancake Architects (DPA) is an architectural firm offering a specialized focus to address the nuances of building for the aging community. Aspects that must be carefully thought out include lighting, color schemes, and designing for autonomy. With 25 years of experience in senior housing, Douglas Pancake leads a group of talented independent living architects in understanding how to best design facilities to help meet the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of seniors. As the population ages, the need for more senior housing will increase, and DPA will be there to offer experienced and compassionate service to assist the most vulnerable members of our communities.