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Renovating & Renewing Radnor High School

Anticipated for completion in Fall 2022, the ADA Accessibility and Wellness Infrastructure Project at Radnor High School addresses outdated and inaccessible facilities at Prevost and Encke fields as well as provides for a renovated pool area, a new fitness and wellness room for students, and other interior upgrades.

Project features include:

  • New Bleachers on Prevost Field
  • New Bleachers on Encke Field
  • New Track Around Prevost
  • New Turf on Prevost
  • New Storm Water Management System Under Prevost
  • Accessible Walkways and Ramps Throughout Project
  • New Accessible Viewing Areas for Both Fields
  • New Two-Story Field House/Concession Stand
  • New Fitness and Wellness Room
  • Renovated/New Locker Rooms and Bathrooms
  • Renovations to Pool Area
  • New Radnor History and Spirit Gallery

View of the Project: 4/28/22

New Fitness Room addition on Prevost Field; New Field House between Prevost and Encke Fields; New turf field; New accessible "switchback ramps" to Prevost and Encke; New rear entrance and lobby area to feature Radnor History and Spirit Gallery

View of the Project: 4/8/22

Support for new Fitness Room addition; Natatorium renovations; New Locker and Team Rooms; New rear entrance and lobby featuring new Radnor History and Spirit Gallery; New turf field on Prevost Field

Finished Project 3D Rendering

Day Before Work Begins: 4/14/21

Three athletes standing on field holding Field Hockey equipment

The RHS ADA Accessibility and Wellness Infrastructure Project is on schedule for completion by Fall 2022. Below is the anticipated schedule of completion for various aspects of the project. (*Updated Feb. 14, 2022)

  • Prevost Field 
    • Relocation of soils from Prevost to Creek fields: July-Oct. 2021 
    • Excavate and install storm water retention system under field: Sept. 2021-Jan. 2022* 
    • Delivery and installation of Astroturf: March 2022* 
      • Note: The turf installation will be taking place during lacrosse season. Encke Field will be open for use through construction. 
    • Track preparation, field fencing, scoreboards and bleachers: Oct. 2021-March 2022 
    • Top surfacing track: April-June 2022*
  • Encke Field bleachers: April-Nov. 2021 
  • Encke side walks and plazas: March-April 2022*
  • Creek Field fencing, E&S controls, final grading: March 2022*
  • Accessibility plazas and ramp work between Encke and Prevost: July 2021-June 2022*
  • Site utility work (water mains, gas, electric, storm water management): July 2021-June 2022*
  • Field house construction: June 2021-July 2022* 
  • Wellness addition, fitness center, new classrooms, team locker rooms: Sept. 2021-Sept. 2022 
  • Natatorium, History and Spirit Gallery, and interior modifications (gym AC): March-Nov. 2022 
  • Maintenance Yard and final high school access drive surfacing: Oct. 2021-August 2022 
  • Completion of tennis court loop and resurfacing of courts: June-Nov. 2022 
  • Tree Planting: Sept.-Nov. 2022
Old Prevost Bleachers

Addressing Outdated Facilities

  • The Prevost bleachers were more than 55 years old and not ADA compliant 
  • The Prevost bleacher structural supports were degrading 
  • The ramp leading to the Prevost bleachers was not ADA compliant 
  • The bleacher railings at Prevost were not to current code 
  • The Prevost turf was 13 years old and in need of repair or replacement 
  • The Prevost track was 13 years old and in need of repair or replacement 
  • The RHS pool is more than 48 years old 
  • The viewing area for the pool is not ADA compliant 
  • The pool locker rooms need renovations 
  • The seating and access to Encke was 34 years old and not ADA compliant 
  • The steps at Encke were not to current code 
  • There are not enough bathroom facilities for Prevost and Encke 
  • The few bathroom facilities that exist are not ADA compliant 
  • The concession stands were in poor condition and not ADA compliant 
  • The high school fitness room is undersized and not ADA compliant 
  • The main gym, auxiliary gym and wrestling room are not air conditioned 
RHS Flag

Impacting Thousands

All students and visitors will benefit from the renovations. In addition to our general student body, community members, families, and alumni who visit our campus, the following is a sampling of specific teams and groups at RHS that utilize the facilities undergoing renovations.

  • Band 
  • Boys and Girls Soccer 
  • Boys and Girls Lacrosse
  • Cheer 
  • Crew 
  • Field Hockey 
  • Football 
  • Swimming and Diving 
  • Tennis 
  • Track and Field 
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Improving Accessibility, Wellness and Infrastructure for All

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