Columbus Zoo seeks bids for Bumper Car Building Renovation Zoombezi EMS/Security


Request for Proposal, General Contracting firms, will be received by Zoombezi Bay, LLC Via E-Mail, until Friday, October 7th, 2022 at 5:00 P.M., Eastern Standard Time for the following project: 

Bumper Car Building Renovation Zoombezi EMS/Security

The Request for Proposal documents may be reviewed without charge by emailing and .  All requests must be followed up with a phone call to confirm email has been received, call (614) 724-3526.

All in accordance with documents and any addenda thereto, prepared by J.G. Dreiss, Architects for said work.

The goal of this project in 2022 is to renovate the existing Zoombezi Bay EMS location as well as convert a current storage area to a Security office.  

Zoombezi Bay is a 22.7-acre water park that features 19 state-of-the-art water attractions, including the aquatic adventure area, Otter Banks; themed water slide, SoundSurfer; the multi-level play structure, Baboon Lagoon; a wave pool; an action river; a lazy river; a kiddie play pool and more. During the regular summer season, admission to Zoombezi Bay includes the Columbus Zoo, and proceeds from the water park support the Zoo’s operation and mission.

Questions pertaining to this project are to be via email only and addressed to: 

RFP proposals to be submitted vial email PDF to:

Proposals will be reviewed within 5 business days. A single contract will be awarded for this Project. All construction work must be Substantially Complete by December 31st, 2022. Contractors are required to be licensed and/or prequalified in Delaware County.

The project is Prevailing Wage with rates published by the Department of Labor. All documentation is to be compiled and submitted throughout the project.  

The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids.


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