The Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo has identified a need to create a continuous boardwalk from Bat Yam’s southern coastline to Herzliya’s northern coastline. Today, the Dolphinarium complex remains the final site for renovation and presents multiple opportunities for the urban development of the coastline. Beyond the redevelopment of the existing boardwalk, the project will include the building of a Water Sports, Education and Community Center that will take advantage of the existing geographical structure of the area for the benefits of the residents.
The Municipality seeks to expand the size of the coastal strip and renew the Dolphinarium beach as a more accessible and utilized public beach. The new addition to the coastline will be built to ensure the strengthening of the coastal infrastructure and maintain Tel Aviv-Yafo’s coastal resilience. This urban transformation along the metropolitan coastline will rehabilitate the area for the benefit of millions of residents and tourists each year.
The new complex will boast beachfront equipment for outdoor fitness, games for children, a place to host indoor and outdoor events, a restaurant and much more. The architectural plans are designed to include flexibility for future expansions. In its current format, the Dolphinarium site separates the grassy park from the beach and limits beach access. The new complex will allow for the continuity of the newly refurbished promenade and will enable beach and park access. Bathers will be able to enter the water and the overall green area will be enlarged with the expansion of the park. The structure will enable events to take place inside the building and
outside under a large shade cover.
The water sports center will serve as a hub for the community. It will operate from morning until evening and will welcome individuals and groups for recreational and educational events. Currently, the area is a popular surfing and SAP site and the water sports complex will be home to these activities as well as others at an affordable price for all members of the community. The Municipal Sport and Culture Department will run and maintain the center.
Requested Donation: $12,000,000