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Canyon Meadows Aquatic & Fitness Centre 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. 
Water wheelchair
A water wheelchair is available to provide access from the change room to the pool deck.


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


  • Ramp adjacent to stairs at Main entrance
  • Push plate/button opens door


  • International symbol of accessibility identifies barrier-free areas of facility


  • 2 accessible public washrooms

Interior building elements

  • 2 floors/levels in facility is accessed via stairs
  • Reception counter has a lowered section
  • Swipe card mechanism is reachable from a wheelchair
  • Public corridors are at least 1100mm wide
  • Continuous accessible path of travel to:
    • Pool
    • Meeting room
    • Vending machine
  • Accessible male change room, with accessible shower
  • Accessible female change room, with accessible shower
  • Assisted Change Room (no shower)
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Means of water entry/exit from pool:
    • Portable stairs with handrails
    • Vertical ladder
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool