The Kent, Washington YMCA is a 47,000-square-foot community and recreational center. This new building includes community meeting rooms, a demonstration kitchen for healthy eating programs and family support spaces for infants and children. Recreational resources include a lap pool, leisure pool, and spa/therapy pool, sports courts, an indoor track for social walking, and fitness studios. The building earned LEED Silver Certification.


Our Part

  • Material supply, prefabrication, and installation support for a complete glulam and steel package for natatorium, entry, and fitness area timber roof systems

  • Glulam timbers totaled over 70,000 board feet, comprising 473 pieces

  • Including 3 of the largest glulam beams ever installed in Washington state

  • Yellow Cedar beams: 95’ long, 12 ¼” wide and 8’ 2” tall, weighing 13 tons each

  • Additional Natatorium materials all treated with KlearGard 25® preservative

  • Package included 196 engineered custom steel timber to timber connections

  • Install assist for our project partner, Hutt Construction Inc
  • Project Partners

  • ARCHITECT- Miller Hayashi Architects
  • GENERAL CONTRACTOR - Abbot Construction
  • ENGINEER - KPFF Consulting Engineers
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