Olympic Center Modernization

Lake Placid, New York

Lake Placid Olympic Center Modernization

Project Objective

The Olympic Center is a sports complex in Lake Placid, New York that acted as the Olympic Park for both the 1932 and the 1980 Winter Olympics. The venues were also the site of the 2023 Winter World University Games.

Several structures owned by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) required modernization.

Unique Project Features

The project involved coordination with multiple subconsultants, utilities companies, and other stakeholders.

Encorus Group Solution

As a subconsultant to Cannon Design, Encorus Group coordinated with site personnel and utility companies and created construction plans, plan details, and component lists.

The project as a whole included the improvement of IT and broadcast media infrastructure, a two-story building addition to house storage space, a loading dock, meeting rooms, refurbishment of restrooms, seating, mechanical systems, building envelope, and locker rooms. It also included the design of a new below-grade tunnel system to connect buildings, improved circulation and wayfinding, addition of an access control system, the addition of intrusion detection systems, and the extension of existing multimedia systems to the renovated portions of the facility.

Specific Project Tasks

  • Conceptual plans and construction documents
  • Plan details
  • Preparation of final schematic design report
  • Preparation of major equipment lists