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Ed Whalen and Joseph Kryczka Arenas accessibility

Please note: These symbols and content are used to indicate the parts of the facility that are accessible.  Not all parts of the facility are “accessible for all”. The information below is provided to tell the customer with a disability how or if the facility can meet their particular sensory or mobility needs.


  • 3 designated accessible parking spaces
  • Accessible path of travel leads from parking lot to the entrance


  • Front entrance is at ground level, with no stairs
  • Automatic sliding doors


  • International symbol of accessibility identifies barrier-free areas of facility
  • Facility signage has a strong colour contrast


  • 8 accessible public washrooms

Interior building elements

  • 2 floors/levels in facility is accessed via elevator, ramp or stairs
  • Swipe card mechanism is reachable from a wheelchair
  • Public corridors are at least 1100mm wide
  • Continuous accessible path of travel to:
    • Sports Gym
    • Fitness Room
    • Pool
    • Arena
    • Classroom/Dance Studio
    • Meeting Room
    • Concession/Vending
    • Spectator Seating
  • Accessible male change room, with accessible shower
  • Accessible female change room, with accessible shower
  • Unisex / family change room with:
    • Roll-in shower with no lip
    • Shower seat with arms & straps
    • Grab bars in shower
    • Child-sized change table/bench
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Means of water entry/exit from Pool:
    • Pool ramp
    • Zero depth entry
    • Vertical ladder
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Alarm system with audible & flashing light
  • Non-sloped wheelchair seating area in spectator viewing area