Monday, November 24, 2014

Roosevelt Island Sportspark User Thanks RIOC For Smooth Transition To Temporary Heating Boiler Following Steam Plant Shutdown - Notes Improvements To Locker Rooms And Water Temperature Too

Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) President Charlene Indelicato reported last Saturday:

Sportspark Heating System

This week, the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) informed us that the Island’s Steam Plant has been decommissioned and that steam heat will no longer be provided by the facility. Last spring, contractors installed a temporary boiler system at Sportspark to service the building in place of steam heat. As this temporary heating system is already in place, no disruption to the facility’s schedule is planned at this time. Going forward, RIOC’s Engineering department will work with contractors on the installation of a permanent solution for Sportspark. Once a work schedule is in place and installation begins, the public will be advised of any effects construction will have on the facility’s schedule.
Image Of Sportspark Temporary Boiler

Sportspark Users Group organizer Roberta Kleinman noted today:
A HUGE THANK YOU to RIOC for the smooth transition from powering Sportspark via the Steam Plant to the Temporary Boiler. The change was made with virtually no inconvenience to the community. Thank you!!

Also, the air and water temperatures appear to be back to an average for the entire community! I for one, had a fabulous swim this morning! Also, I am pleased to see improvements in the locker rooms such as the installation of a new bench in the women's locker room and new, more hygienic garbage cans!

Many thanks!
More on Steam Plant closing
   Image Of Roosevelt Island Steam Plant

 and Sportspark Pool issues from previous post.