Ocean Atlantic development team members (l-r) Adam Pettengell, Tony Namrow, Ben Gordy, Greg Tobias, Preston Schell, Blake Thompson, Jaime Zolper, Tom Tipton, Pat Carney and Roger Chaufournier celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the Coastal Club's amenities Oct. 17.

LEWES — The developers behind the Coastal Club community on Beaver Dam Road near Lewes celebrated a groundbreaking for the neighborhood's club amenities, which will include a 14,000-square-foot clubhouse, 5-acre pond, massive pool, a swim-up bar and more.

The outdoor pools and clubhouse are expected to be open by fall 2016, followed by additional amenities in 2017.

For more information about the community, go to www.thecoastalclub.com.

Cutting the ribbon to signify the beginning of work on the Coastal Club's amenities are (l-r) Preston, Jack and Brady Schell. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria)

Ocean Atlantic COO Tom Tipton, left, and Coastal Club residents raise a toast to the community's planned amenities. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria)

Designs for the clubhouse, pool and amenities areas were revealed Oct. 17 (Photo by: Maddy Lauria)

The Coastal Club amenities site plan was revealed Oct. 17. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria)

A 14,000-square-foot clubhouse is expected to be ready by fall 2016. (Photo by: Maddy Lauria)