Gila River Wellness Center

  • Client

    • Gila River Indian Community
  • Project Type

  • Opened/Completed

    • 2010
  • Area

    • 28,000 ft²
  • Cost

    • $8,200,000

Design Achievement - The Gila River Indian Community District 1 Wellness/Multi-Purpose Center is part of the social safety net designed to care for community members in their time of need. DLR Group's design brings healthcare services into a single space to support people of all ages by providing a healthy gathering place. The center offers space for performances, community learning and activities, training and instruction and exercise opportunities. The convenience of the facility at one location allows all family members to participate in diverse activities together under one roof.

Scope Summary - The new 28,000 SF center includes a full gymnasium, performance and assembly area, arts and crafts room, computer training and smaller instructional rooms. Amenities include a full-service kitchen, aerobics and weight room, youth recreation space and full locker/shower facilities. The building also includes office space for the District One Service Center with a nursing and exam area. An outdoor swimming pool and exercise trail rounds out the services of this complex. The center also includes a back-up generator and can function as an emergency shelter. DLR Group provided architecture services.

Gila River Wellness Center

Gila River Indian Community