Recognized for what we love doing.

We love what we do and we do it well. Below are the projects that have been recognized throughout the years and serve as validation of the hard work and consistency Aquatic Design Group has delivered year after year.


COMMUNITY FACILITIES

2017 Innovative Design of the Year, City of Palmdale, McAdam Park Pool Rehabilitation, Palmdale, California

2016 Architecture Citation Award and Social Responsibility Commendation Design Award, AIA San Francisco, Don Fisher Clubhouse, San Francisco, California

Don Fisher Clubhouse, San Francisco, California

Don Fisher Clubhouse, San Francisco, California

2016 Elmer H. Anderson Park Excellence Award, Nevada Recreation and Parks Society, North Valley Splash Park, Washoe County, Nevada

2015 American Public Works Association Project of the Year, the San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter, CAC Waterfront Park, San Diego, California

CAC Waterfront Park, San Diego, California

CAC Waterfront Park, San Diego, California

2015 American Public Works Association Project of the Year, the San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter, Dolores Magdaleno Memorial Pool, San Diego, California

2014 ENR California’s Best Projects, County of San Diego Admin Center Waterfront Park, San Diego, California

2014 California Park & Recreation Society Award of Excellence in Design: Facility Design, DropZone Waterpark, County of Riverside, California

2014 California Park & Recreation Society Award of Excellence in Design: Park Planning, Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad, California

Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad, California

Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad, California

2014 Architectural Showcase, Splash Swim School, Walnut Creek, California

2014  American Public Works Association Public Works Project of the Year, the San Diego & Imperial Counties Chapter, Alga Norte Community Park, Carlsbad, California

2012 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, East Oakland Sports Center, Oakland, California

2012 Featured Project, Building for Social Change, Architectural Record, East Oakland Sports Center, Oakland, California

East Oakland Sports Center, Oakland, California

East Oakland Sports Center, Oakland, California

2012 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, The Cove Waterpark / Jurupa Valley Aquatic Center, Riverside, California

"The Cove" Waterpark / Jurupa Valley Aquatic Center, Riverside, California

"The Cove" Waterpark / Jurupa Valley Aquatic Center, Riverside, California

2012 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Garvey Park Aquatic Center, Rosemead, California

2012 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, P-060 / P-1100 Wounded Warrior Center, Camp Pendleton, California

2011 Project Portfolio, Parks & Rec Business Magazine, “The Cove” Waterpark / Jurupa Valley Aquatic Center, Riverside, California

2011 Editor’s Choice Winner, Recreation Management Innovative Architecture & Design Awards, Deanwood Community Center & Library, Washington, D.C.

Deanwood Community Center & Library, Washington, D.C.

Deanwood Community Center & Library, Washington, D.C.

2010 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Charlie Sava Pool, San Francisco, California

Charlie Sava Pool, San Francisco, Califronia

Charlie Sava Pool, San Francisco, Califronia

2010 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Suncadia Resort Core, Roslyn, Washington

Suncadia Resort Core, Roslyn, Washington

Suncadia Resort Core, Roslyn, Washington

2010 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Mayfair Community Center, San Jose, California

2010 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, West Sacramento Recreation Center, West Sacramento, California

West Sacramento Recreation Center, West Sacramento, California

West Sacramento Recreation Center, West Sacramento, California

2010 Honor Award, WTS San Diego, Coronado Rotary Plaza Street & Pedestrian Improvement, Coronado, California

Coronado Rotary Plaza Street & Pedestrian Improvement, Coronado, California

Coronado Rotary Plaza Street & Pedestrian Improvement, Coronado, California

2010 Innovation Award, American Public Works Association, Coronado Rotary Plaza, Coronado, California

2009 Award of Excellence for Facility Design in Aquatic Centers, California Park and Recreation Society, Central Park Aquatic Center, Roseville, California

Central Park Aquatic Center, Roseville, California

Central Park Aquatic Center, Roseville, California

2009 Honor Award for Architecture, Monterey AIA, Charlie Sava Pool, San Francisco, California

2009 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Gauche Park, Yuba City, California

Gauche Park, Yuba City, California

Gauche Park, Yuba City, California

2009 Dream Designs Award, Aquatics International Magazine, Jefferson Park / McKinley Park / South Park Spraygrounds, Tacoma, Washington

2009 Excellence in Architecture Citation Award , San Francisco AIA, Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center and Rialton Place, San Francisco, California

2009 Excellence in Design Award, San Francisco AIA, Charlie Sava Pool, San Francisco, California

2008 Aquatic Facilities Awards of Excellence, California Park and Recreation Society, Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Center at Fontana Park, Fontana, California

Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Center at Fontana Park, Fontana, California

Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Center at Fontana Park, Fontana, California

2008 Award of Excellence for Facility Design in Aquatic Centers, California Park and Recreation Society, Gauche Park, Yuba City, California

2008 Award of Excellence, American Planning Association, Orange County Great Park Comprehensive Plan, Irvine, California

2008 Best of Mixed Use Award of Merit, California Construction, Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2008 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, San Francisco, California

2008 Building of America Honor Award, YMCA Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

YMCA Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

YMCA Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2007 World Leadership Award-Sports and Leisure, World Leadership Forum, Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

YMCA Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

YMCA Centennial Hills Community Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2007 Dream Designs, Aquatics International Magazine, Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

2007 Dream Designs, Aquatics International Magazine, Lompoc Aquatic Center, Lompoc, California

Lompoc Aquatic Center, Lompoc, Califronia

Lompoc Aquatic Center, Lompoc, Califronia

2007 Best Buildings Grand Winner, New Mexico Building Branch, Associated General Contractors of America- Gallup Aquatic Center, City of Gallup, New Mexico

2006 Outstanding New Sports Facility, Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF), Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

2006 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

Ventura Community Park Aquatic Center, Ventura, California

2006 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Robert Livermore Community Center, Livermore, California

2005 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine, California

The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine, California

The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine, California

2005 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, The Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine, California

2005 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Santee Town Center Community Park and Cameron Family YMCA, Santee, California

2003 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Santa Clarita Sports Complex, Santa Clarita, California

2002 Project of the Year Award, American Public Works Association, Inland Empire Branch, Chaparral Aquatic Facility, Temecula, California

2002 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Folsom Aquatic Center at Lembi Community Park, Folsom, California

Folsom Aquatic Center at Lembi Community Park, Folsom, California

Folsom Aquatic Center at Lembi Community Park, Folsom, California

2002 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Chaparral Aquatic Facility, Temecula, California

2002 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley, California

2002 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Mill Valley Community Center, Mill Valley, California

2001 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Folsom Aquatic Center at Lembi Community Park, Folsom, California

2000 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Municipal Pool at Dula Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Municipal Pool at Dula Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Municipal Pool at Dula Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

2000 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Carmel Valley Community Park / Aquatic Center, San Diego, California

2000 Specialized Facility Award of Excellence, Coalition for Adequate School Housing / American Institute of Architects, American Canyon Joint-Use Community / Aquatic Center, Napa Valley Unified School District / American Canyon, California

1999 Orchid Award, San Diego Chapters of the AIA, AEP, AIGA, APA, ASID, ASLA, IIDA, IES and the San Diego Architectural Foundation, City Heights Urban Village (Community Center / Aquatics Complex), San Diego, California

1998 Merit Award, Texas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Central Park Aquatics Center and Chisholm Park Aquatics Center, Hurst, Texas

1996 Special Recognition Park Design Excellence Award, Texas Recreation and Park Society, Central Park Aquatics Center, Hurst, Texas

1994 California Park & Recreation Society Special Award of Excellence, Facility Design, Special Purpose, The Wave Family Aquatic Center, Vista, California

The Wave Family Aquatic Center, Vista, California

The Wave Family Aquatic Center, Vista, California

1994 California Park & Recreation Society, District 12 (San Diego Chapter) Achievement Award for Outstanding Facility/Park Design, The Wave Family Aquatic Center, Vista, California

1994 World Waterpark Association Industry Innovation Award, The Wave Family Aquatic Center, Vista, California


EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES

2017 Excellence in Design, North Carolina State Building Commission, University of North Carolina Greensboro Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, Greensboro, North Carolina

2017 Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, University of North Carolina Greensboro Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, Greensboro, North Carolina

University of North Carolina Greensboro Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, Greensboro, North Carolina

University of North Carolina Greensboro Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, Greensboro, North Carolina

2016 Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, University of Oregon Student Recreation Center, Eugene, Oregon

2016 Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, University of Colorado Student Recreation Center Expansion, Boulder, Colorado

University of Colorado Student Recreation Center Expansion, Boulder, Colorado

University of Colorado Student Recreation Center Expansion, Boulder, Colorado

2016 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, University of Oregon Student Recreation Center, Eugene, Oregon

University of Oregon Student Recreation Center, Eugene, Oregon

University of Oregon Student Recreation Center, Eugene, Oregon

2012 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, California State University Northridge Student Recreation Center, Northridge, California

CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center, Northridge, California

CSU Northridge Student Recreation Center, Northridge, California

2010 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Conroe ISD, Shenandoah, Texas

Conroe ISD, Shenandoah, Texas

Conroe ISD, Shenandoah, Texas

2010 Annual Showcase Feature, Athletics Administration, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NADCA), Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

2010 Merit Award, Athletic Business, Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

2010 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

2010 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

UCLA Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

UCLA Spieker Aquatics Center, Los Angeles, California

2010 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Wildcat Recreation Center, CSU Chico, Chico, California

CSU Chico Wildcat Recreation Center, Chico, California

CSU Chico Wildcat Recreation Center, Chico, California

2010 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Wildcat Recreation Center, CSU Chico, Chico, California

2010 Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, Wildcat Recreation Center, CSU Chico, Chico, California

2010 Honorable Mention for “High Res Impact”, 3 Form Best Installation Contest Wildcat Recreation Center, CSU Chico, Chico, California

2009 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, UT Pan American Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex, Edinburg, Texas

UT Pan American Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex, Edinburg, Texas

UT Pan American Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex, Edinburg, Texas

2009 Dream Designs Award, Aquatics International Magazine, Clovis North High School Aquatics Complex, Clovis, California

Clovis North High School Aquatics Complex, Clovis, California

Clovis North High School Aquatics Complex, Clovis, California

2009 Dream Designs Award, Aquatics International Magazine, Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon, California

2009 Outstanding Facilities, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas

2009 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Montclair State University Student Recreation Center, Montclair, New Jersey

Montclair State University Student Recreation Center, Montclair, New Jersey

Montclair State University Student Recreation Center, Montclair, New Jersey

2009 Excellence in Design Award, New Jersey Recreation and Park Association, Montclair State University Student Recreation Center, Montclair, New Jersey

2008 Class 4 Excellence in Design Award, New Jersey Recreation and Parks Association, Montclair State University Student Recreation Center, Montclair, New Jersey

2008 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, Grumbacher Sports and Fitness Center, York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania

York College of Pennsylvania Grumbacher Sports and Fitness Center, York, Pennsylvania

York College of Pennsylvania Grumbacher Sports and Fitness Center, York, Pennsylvania

2008 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

University of Texas Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, Austin, Texas

University of Texas Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, Austin, Texas

2008 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center, Conway, Arkansas

Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center, Conway, Arkansas

Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center, Conway, Arkansas

2008 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas

2008 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Grumbacher Sports and Fitness Center, York College of Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania

2008 Building of America Award Plaque of Honor, CCSF Wellness Center, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

2008 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Wellness & Recreational Complex, University of Texas- Pan American, Edinburg, Texas

2008 Best of California, K-12 Northern California, California Construction Magazine, Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon, California

Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon, California

Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon, California

2008 Distinguished Project Award, Western Council of Construction Consumers, Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon, California

Best of 2007 Award, California Construction Magazine, Dougherty Valley High School Aquatic Center, San Ramon Valley Unified School District, San Ramon, California

2007 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, University of Texas at Austin

2007 Gold Award, Region 3 Design Awards, The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, Northside ISD Natatorium, San Antonio, Texas

Northside ISD Natatorium, San Antonio, Texas

Northside ISD Natatorium, San Antonio, Texas

2006 Best New Renovation Projects Award, Austin / San Antonio Region, The Building of America, Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, Austin, Texas

University of Texas Gregory Gymnasium Aquatics Complex, Austin, Texas

2006 Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine, Berkeley High School Student Union and Recreation Complex, Berkeley, California

Berkeley High School Student Union and Recreation Complex, Berkeley, California

Berkeley High School Student Union and Recreation Complex, Berkeley, California

2005 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, Georgetown University Law Center Sport and Fitness Center, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia

Georgetown University Law Center Sport and Fitness Center, Washington, D.C.

Georgetown University Law Center Sport and Fitness Center, Washington, D.C.

2005 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Georgetown University Law Center Sport and Fitness Center, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia

2005 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Berkeley High School Student Union and Recreation Complex, Berkeley High School, Berkeley, California

2002 NIRSA Outstanding Indoor Recreation Facilities, Recreational Sports & Fitness Magazine, Loyola Fitness and Aquatic Center, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

Loyola University Fitness and Aquatic Center, Balitmore, Maryland

Loyola University Fitness and Aquatic Center, Balitmore, Maryland

2002 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Josh Davis Natatorium, Blossom Athletic Center, Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas

2001 Excellence in Construction Award, South Texas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Josh Davis Natatorium, Blossom Athletic Center, Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio, Texas

Northeast ISD Josh Davis Natatorium, San Antonio, Texas

Northeast ISD Josh Davis Natatorium, San Antonio, Texas

2001 Outstanding Sports Facility of the Year, Recreational Sports & Fitness Magazine (National Intramural- Recreational Sports Association), U.C.S.B Rec-Cen / Aquatics Complex, University of California, Santa Barbara

2001 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, Loyola College Fitness and Aquatic Center, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

2001 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Loyola College Fitness and Aquatic Center, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

2000 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, Albany State Health, Physical Education and Recreation Facility, Albany State University, Albany, Georgia

1995 Facility of Merit Award, Athletic Business Magazine, U.C.S.B. Rec-Cen / Aquatics Complex, University of California at Santa Barbara, California

UCSB Rec-Cen / Aquatics Complex, Santa Barbara, California

UCSB Rec-Cen / Aquatics Complex, Santa Barbara, California

1995 Architectural Showcase, Athletic Business Magazine, U.C.S.B. Rec-Cen / Aquatics Complex, University of California at Santa Barbara, California


MISCELLANEOUS

2013 Award of Merit, ENR California, LEGOLAND Hotel, Carlsbad, California

2012 Dream Designs, Aquatics International, Wounded Warrior Hope and Care Facility, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California

Wounded Warrior Hope and Care Facility, Oceanside, California

Wounded Warrior Hope and Care Facility, Oceanside, California

2011 AIA Award for BIM Excellence, Honorable Mention, Wounded Warrior Hope and Care Center, Oceanside, California (P-060)

2010 Orchid Award, The Grand Del Mar, Del Mar, California

The Grand Del Mar, Del Mar, California

The Grand Del Mar, Del Mar, California

1996 Award for Outstanding Achievement, Themed Entertainment Association, Waterworld: A Live Sea War Spectacular, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California

1994 World Waterpark Association Industry Leadership Award