|The field house at the St. James could be used for soccer, lacrosse, and other sports.|
The facility will have two ice hockey rinks; a large field for soccer and other sports; a huge basketball court area, Olympic-size pool, water park, squash courts, golf simulators, “hitting house,” three-level fitness center, entertainment center, spa, restaurant, retail store, and more.
|One of two ice rinks under construction.|
|The top level of the health club will have cardio machines, an open area for yoga and Pilates, and studios for classes. The two lower levels will have weight training and more fitness machines.|
|The Olympic-size swimming pool will be eight-feet deep. It will be used for lap swimming, water aerobics, swim lessons, coaching, and competitions. It will have diving blocks but no diving boards. The water park will be at the far end of the pool.|
|The NCAA-size basketball court could be converted to nine volleyball courts.|
There are several categories of membership, including, couples, students, and military/first responders. Members pay less if they agree to a 12-month commitment.
|There will be seven squash courts, including a glass-enclosed championship court.|
The yet-to-be named restaurant, under the direction of executive chef Spike Mendlesohn, will have everything from fine dining with a full bar to quick meals on the go, health-conscious items like protein shakes, and kids’ meals. Mendlesohn developed several restaurants in D.C., including Good Stuff Eatery; Santa Rosa Taqueria; and We, The Pizza.
|The “hitting house” will have baseball batting cages and pitching machines.|
MedStar Health is partnering with the St. James to offer a center for physical therapy and injury rehabilitation on the top floor. It is scheduled to open Jan. 1, 2019.
|The exterior of the building is nearly complete.|