Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance
Navajo Nation Department of Youth Ft. Defiance

Fort Defiance Multipurpose Youth Center

Client: Navajo Nation Office of Diné Youth

Location: Fort Defiance, Arizona

Size: 17,140 SF

Phase II of the Navajo Nation Department of Youth Center includes the design and construction of a new multi-purpose youth facility as well as other enhancements to Phase I development including playground equipment and artificial turf installations at ball fields.

The Fort Defiance Multipurpose Youth Center includes offices for youth counselors and staff; activity, fitness and technology rooms; a food court and full size gymnasium, as well as a covered picnic and cookout area. The services offered by the department include health promotion, cultural education, job training, sports and recreation, and life skills education.

The center is a single story, steel and masonry construction, with a high grade thermo polyolefin membrane roof system, exterior insulation finish system, multi-colored interior design and materials, HVAC system, fire suppression system, metal doors and windows, and includes a fully equipped gymnasium with retractable bleacher seating.

Key Staff

Dyron Murphy

Emilio Hernandez

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