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Renovating & Renewing Radnor High School

Project View: Jan. 9, 2023

Plaza above new Prevost Field bleachers. Railings to be installed soon.

Plaza above new Prevost Field bleachers. Railings to be installed soon.

Track membrane in December

Track membrane in December. Awaiting lane lines when weather permits. Ball net poles installed.

Track membrane in December

Track membrane in December. Awaiting lane lines when weather permits. Ball net poles installed.

Prevost Entry from Loop in the works; up next is siding, sidewalks, fencing.

Prevost Entry from Loop in the works; up next is siding, sidewalks, fencing.

Accessible ramps to upper tennis courts shaping up.

Accessible ramps to upper tennis courts shaping up. Upper tennis courts to be resurfaced.

Wellness addition from tennis/Loop side

Wellness addition from tennis/Loop side

Prevost rest room in lower level of Wellness Addition

Prevost rest room in lower level of Wellness Addition

Prevost rest room in lower level of Wellness Addition

Prevost rest room in lower level of Wellness Addition

Working on the team room tunnel to Prevost

Working on the team room tunnel to Prevost.The tunnel will take players and coaches from the team room in the lower level of the Wellness Addition out between the addition and the new bleachers onto the field.

Working on the team room tunnel to Prevost

Working on the team room tunnel to Prevost.The tunnel will take players and coaches from the team room in the lower level of the Wellness Addition out between the addition and the new bleachers onto the field.

Team room at Wellness Center awaiting ceilings and lighting

Team room at Wellness Center awaiting ceilings and lighting

Team room at Wellness Center awaiting ceilings and lighting

Team room at Wellness Center awaiting ceilings and lighting

Wellness addition lower-level lockers going in

Wellness addition lower-level lockers going in; ceilings and final floor finish up next.

Wellness addition lower-level lockers going in

Wellness addition lower-level lockers going in; ceilings and final floor finish up next.

Prevost entrance from loop in January

Prevost entrance from loop in January. Loop Plaza sidewalks up next, then final grading, plantings, and tennis court resurfacing.

 

Spirit gallery casework

Spirit gallery casework

Fitness center first coat of painting begins

Fitness center first coat of painting begins

Athletic and training offices receiving cabinets

Athletic and training offices receiving cabinets

Wellness addition classrooms shaping up

Wellness addition classrooms shaping up

Wellness addition classrooms shaping up

Wellness addition classrooms shaping up

Wellness addition finishes beginning 

Wellness addition finishes beginning 

Wellness addition finishes beginning 

Wellness addition finishes beginning 

Blacktop out to Prevost pano

Blacktop out to Prevost 

 Blacktop out to Prevost

Blacktop out to Prevost

Blacktop out to Prevost

Blacktop out to Prevost

Natatorium and Maintenance yard under construction

Natatorium and Maintenance yard under construction- new generator coming online this month

Natatorium January

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

Natatorium January

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

Natatorium January

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

Moving on Natatorium parking lot and Prevost plaza (as seen out the window of the new Natatorium office).

Moving on Natatorium parking lot and Prevost plaza (as seen out the window of the new Natatorium office).

Natatorium January

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

pool progress and swim practice

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

pool progress and swim practice from Mezzanine

Natatorium January – pool open for team swim practices only; work continues on the Mezzanine Level above.

RHS Building Maintenance veteran Tom Petrondi

RHS Building Maintenance veteran Tom Petrondi thinks, “Alright already, when will this construction business be over so I can get my building back to normal!?”

Project View: Nov. 17, 2022

RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022
RHS ADA Project Progress as of November 16, 2022

Project View: Nov. 1, 2022

Project Updates

Anticipated for completion during 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 with Public Bathrooms and Team/Locker Rooms
  • New Two-Story Fitness and Wellness Room with Team/Locker Rooms and Public Bathrooms
  • Renovated/New Interior Locker Rooms and Bathrooms
  • Renovations to Pool Area (pool deck and shell, balcony viewing area, elevator, ventilation)
  • Air conditioning in Main Gym and Auxiliary Gym
  • New Rear Entrance Lobby
  • New Radnor History and Spirit Gallery
  • New Classrooms
  • New Trainer Room and Other Offices
  • New District Maintenance Yard

Project View: Sept. 14, 2022

Project View: Week of August 8, 2022

Project View: August 1, 2022

The RHS ADA Accessibility and Wellness Infrastructure Project saw many areas come online during Fall 2022. Below is the latest anticipated schedule of completion for various aspects of the project. Please note these dates may change and this webpage will be updated to reflect any changes. (Updated January 12, 2023)

  • Prevost Field 
    • COMPLETED: Relocation of soils from Prevost to Creek fields: July-Oct. 2021 
    • COMPLETED: Excavate and install storm water retention system under field: Sept. 2021-Jan. 2022
    • COMPLETED: Delivery and installation of Astroturf: Aug. 2022
    • COMPLETED: Prevost bleachers: March 2022-Sept. 2022
    • COMPLETED: Track preparation, field fencing, scoreboards and bleachers: Oct. 2021-Oct. 2022 
    • COMPLETED: Top surfacing track: Sept.- late Nov. 2022 (weather dependent: lane lines Mar. 2023)
  • COMPLETED: Encke Field bleachers: April-Nov. 2021 
  • COMPLETED: Encke side walks and plazas: Mar.-Aug. 2022
  • COMPLETED: Creek Field fencing, E&S controls, final grading: Mar.-Jun. 2022
  • COMPLETED: Accessibility plazas and ramp work between Encke and Prevost: Oct. 2022 (connection at Natatorium weather dependent: Mar. 2023)
  • COMPLETED: Site utility work (water mains, gas, electric, storm water management): Oct. 2022
  • COMPLETED: Lower-Level Field House construction: June 2021- Oct. 2022
  • Upper-Level (The Nest) Field House Construction: Jun. 2021-Feb. 2023
  • Wellness addition, fitness center, new classrooms, team locker rooms: Sept. 2021-Mar. 2023 
  • COMPLETED: Natatorium (Pool Area): Nov. 2022
  • Natatorium (Mezzanine): Feb. 2023
  • History and Spirit Gallery: Mar. 2023
  • COMPLETED: Main Gym and Auxiliary Gym AC: Nov. 2022 
  • Maintenance Yard and Rowland Stairway: Oct. 2021-Apr. 2023
  • COMPLETED: High school access drive surfacing: Oct. 2021-Oct. 2022
  • Completion of tennis court loop and resurfacing of courts: March 2023 (weather permitting)
  • Loop Field: Sept. 2022 - Mar. 2023
  • Loop Field Plaza: Oct. 2022 - Mar. 2023
  • Tree Planting: Oct. 2022 - May 2023

Finished Project 3D Rendering

Day Before Work Begins: 4/14/21

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 
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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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