What is a Multigenerational Center?

A close up picture of the exterior of SAARC

Multigenerational centers range from 60,000 to 80,000 square feet and offer an array of program opportunities to satisfy the needs and interests of an entire family. Each new center is custom-designed to serve the specific needs of neighboring populations. This is a level of service that could not be provided by the former model of small recreation centers that are typically comprised of a single gymnasium, multipurpose space, and a fitness room. In contrast, typical multigenerational centers will have a double gymnasium, an aquatic feature, a fitness center with a running track, and flexible multipurpose program spaces to meet the requirements for a variety of activities.