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Village Square Leisure Centre accessibility

 
Accessibility
 
Please note: Calgary Recreation is improving accessibility in facilities whenever upgrades are done. Levels of accessibility vary according to when our facilities were built and when major renovations were completed, so not all parts of the facility may be “accessible for all”. This information indicates the parts of the facility that are barrier-free and is provided to help customer(s) with a disability find a facility that can meet their particular sensory or mobility needs.

Parking

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

Entrance

  • Curved ramp adjacent to stairs at main (East) entrance
  • Automatic sliding doors by sensor at Leisure Centre entry
  • Automatic sliding doors by sensor at Arena entry

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Female washroom in lobby – barrier-free stall
  • Male washroom in lobby – barrier-free stall
  • Female Change Room – barrier-free stall 
  • Male Change Room – barrier-free stall 
  • Universal Change Room
    • No power operated door
  • Flex Change Room in arena – barrier-free stall
    • No power operated door

Interior building elements

  • 3 floors/levels in facility is accessed via elevator or stairs
  • Reception Counter has:
    • A barrier-free section
    • A counter induction hearing loop
  • Swipe card mechanism is between 800 – 1100 mm from the floor (reachable from a wheelchair)
  • Fire alarms have audible & visual (flashing light) signals
  • Barrier-free path of travel through corridor to:
    • Change Rooms
    • Female Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom & shower (no hand-held shower head), circulation within has a clear width of at least 920 mm
    • Male Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom & shower (no hand-held shower head and entrance doorway to shower is 760 mm)
    • Private, barrier-free change cubicle within Universal Change Room: equipped with roll-in shower, grab bars, shower seat with arms & straps, toilet and accessible lockers, no power operated door
    • Pool deck
    • Accessible hot tub
      The hot tub has ramp access with handrails.
    • Colour contrast edging around the pool
    • Aquatic wheelchair available
    • Pool Access (water entry/exit):
      • Steps into beach sloped wave pool
      • Vertical Ladder
    • Hot Tub has ramp access
    • Fitness Centre
    • Gymnasium
      • No power operated door
    • Group Exercise Studio
      • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose (Activity) room
      • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose (Saddleridge & Coral Springs) Rooms
      • No power operated door
    • Arenas
      • Have design elements to accommodate sledge hockey
      • Flex Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom & shower
    • Playschool Area
      • No power operated door
    • Concession Area
    • Spectator Area
      • No power operated door

Accessible fitness equipment

  • Equalizer
  • SciFit Pro II & SciFit RST7000 ergometer machine
  • Johnny G krankcycle stationary hand cycle
Accessible fitness equipment
Accessible fitness equipment: Equalizer and the SciFit Pro II

​Registered Adapted programs

We offer specialty programming for adults with disabilities including a wide range of fitness and general interest programs.  For more information please call (403) 366-3900.