The Walton Family Whole Health & Fitness facility in Bentonville, Ark., empowers Walmart Inc. associates and their households to take cost of their bodily, psychological, and emotional well-being by leveraging the therapeutic energy of neighborhood, connections to nature, and entry to actions.
Located on the retailer’s dwelling workplace campus, the 360,000-square-foot facility, designed by Duda/Paine Architects (Durham, N.C.), is scheduled for completion in 2023. It’s named in recognition of the Walton household, which gifted the prevailing Walton Life Fitness Center to associates and their households, which it’s changing.
The venture goals to encourage associates and households to decide on new methods to help their well being and well-being objectives with areas to assemble, be taught, replicate, and transfer. Fitness choices embody three indoor swimming pools, six tennis courts, recreation courts, a strolling observe, and a café and educating kitchen for vitamin training. The facility will even have a Youth Activity Center for youthful members to discover wellness packages.
The coronary heart of the constructing is a central commons, which gives adaptable area for neighborhood occasions and wellness actions. Interconnecting beams within the roof construction above this area are designed to evoke the synergy between the various points of well being. Natural supplies similar to wooden and stone and an abundance of pure gentle are included to create a welcoming surroundings.
Surrounding the constructing, the panorama will present areas to calm down in addition to entry to a community of close by strolling and biking trails.
Project particulars for Walton Family Whole Health & Fitness:
Facility identify: Walton Family Whole Health & Fitness
Location: Bentonville, Ark.
Expected completion date: Late 2023
Owner: Walmart Inc.
Total constructing space: roughly 360,000 sq. ft.
Architect of file: Duda/Paine Architects
Interior design: Duda/Paine Architects
General contractor: Flintco Construction
Engineering: Arup (MEP), Fast + Epp (structural)