Olathe Community Center

Civic Case Study
McCownGordon was selected as construction manager to construct a new community center facility in Stagecoach Park, a 41-acre park located in Olathe, KS. The project also included improvements to the park. Intended to create an iconic facility and park environment, the new facility and upgrades enhanced the community identity and now provide a community gathering point.


City of Olathe, Kansas


Collaborative Delivery
Building Information Modeling


Olathe, KS


Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Awards

Kansas City Business Journal Capstone Award, Community Impact Category

Serving a diverse age range, the multi-generational facility is the first community center for the City and includes a wide range of amenities. Features include family leisure and lap pools with aquatic/spray amenities, run-out slides, lazy river, diving perches and a water climbing wall with a diving feature at the top. An outdoor water spray ground area is also accessible from the center.

The fitness areas include cardio, weight training, area and studio classrooms, spin studio, basketball and multi-purpose courts, indoor track and locker room/shower facilities. Multipurpose activity rooms, overlooking the pool area, and a catering kitchen allow for events, meetings and parties. The center also offers indoor dry play areas and a child-watch space.

The park received outdoor discovery and recreation areas, a large picnic shelter, playground, a community terrace patio, realignment and completion of the existing asphalt trail, and parking that supports both the community center and park.