RFP CT River Feasibility and Design

City of Northampton, MA is seeking horizontal design proposals from experienced and qualified design professionals for the purpose of conducting a full feasibility followed by full design (if determined to be feasible) of a public swimming area on the banks of the Connecticut River, 80 Damon Rd, Northampton, MA. 

Full design would be subject to Massachusetts procurement requirements if a building design is considered.  The area of study is part of a combined Connecticut River Greenway Park, person powered boat launch and conservation area.  The City seeks to understand the feasibility and develop a full design of a formalized safe, managed public swimming area for all ages and abilities, while maintaining safe person-powered boat launch access. Such a swimming area would be seasonally available similar to existing public swimming areas managed by the Parks and Recreation Department.

Proposals due 3:00 PM Friday, October 1, 2023

Submit in electronic form (no hard copies) to Ann-Marie Moggio, City of Northampton, Park & Recreation Director, AMoggio@northamptonma.gov
Questions to Ann-Marie Moggio at the above email or at (413) 587-1040

For RFP please click: RFP Packet Here (PDF)

  • Full Citywide River Swimming Feasibility Study from 2021 (from page 3 of RFP): Click here
  • CT River Greenway Survey (from page 3 of RFP): Click here