Hard Hat Tour: CU Denver Wellness Center – April 30

April 30, 2018

Join us for our Hard Hat Tour at CU Denver’s Wellness Center. The tour is from 4:30 to 6:00 PM on Monday, April 30, 2018, and will be guided by folks with AndersonMasonDale Architects.

About the site: In April 2015, and in an effort led by CU Denver’s Student Government Association, students voted to pass a measure increasing student fees to fund a new wellness center, with unprecedented turnout; the CU Board of Regents added their approval. The new Student Wellness Center will include fitness facilities such as a lap pool, climbing wall, gymnasium and a “commuter” lounge for CU Denver students. The Center will encompass a variety of wellness dimensions including Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Intellectual, Physical, Financial, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion and Creative.

The building is organized around a central, iconic interior space and circulation spine aligned with the newly reintroduced Walnut Street, a gesture linking architecture to the campus ‘grain.’ In concert with the CU Denver Student Commons Building, a new campus courtyard and plaza space form a new outside room for the CU Denver community. As the initial buildings of CU Denver’s new neighborhood on the Auraria Higher Education Center, a new student-life precinct emerges. – Rendering and description courtesy of AndersonMasonDale Architects

Please bring your own PPE (hard hat, safety vest, and safety glasses). If you don’t have your own PPE, you may purchase a DAF set. A limited number of loaner PPE sets will be available at the site. Please note, attendees are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and must adhere to the following safety protocol:

  • Closed-toe sturdy shoes – Tennis shoes, high heels, sandals, flip flops, and fashion boots are not acceptable footwear for the construction site. Boots do not have to be steel toe; they can be hiking boots as long as they are durable and at least ankle high.
  • Full-length pants or jeans (no shorts, capri pants, skirts, or dresses) – Pants do not have to be jeans but they must be long enough to touch the top of your shoes.
  • Shirts with minimum four-inch sleeves.

The cost of the tour is as follows:
DAF Member: $30
Non-member: $35
DAF Hard Hat Set: $40

Registration must be completed by Thursday, April 26 at 4:00 PM. Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be given only if cancellations are received at least seven days before the event. Space is limited, so register now to ensure a place on the tour! Meeting logistics will be sent to those who are registered.

Please note:
Allow ample time for nearby paid lot parking or metered street parking. As always, consider taking public transportation, Lyft or Uber – thank you.

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