South Shore YMCA
- Location:Quincy, Massachusetts
- Size:118,000 SF
- Construction Costs:$30M
- Status:Completed in 2013
To accommodate their growing operations, the South Shore YMCA aimed to a create modern, functional and welcoming recreational facility that would serve their membership well into the future. The Quincy location needed to be updated with new aquatics and wellness functions—or replaced altogether.
Working with Sheskey Architects, Veitas and Veitas provided structural design for a new 118,000 SF state-of-the-art recreational center that houses a gymnasium, running track, turf field, aquatics center, wellness center, child care center, arts center and supporting functions such as locker rooms.
In the new aquatics center, round concrete columns support a curved ceiling of exposed six-foot steel tube trusses and exposed glulam wood roof decking.