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Glenmore Aquatic 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

  • Front entrance is at ground level (no stairs)
  • Push Plate/Button opens door

Signage

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

Washrooms

  • Universal 'single use washroom' in lobby
    • no power operated door
  • Female Change Room - barrier-free stall
  • Male Change Room - barrier-free stall

Interior building elements

  • 1 floor/level in facility
  • 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
    • Barrier-free Female Change Room:
      • Equipped with accessible private change cubicle, bench, lockers, barrier-free washrooms & shower (request hand-held shower head from reception)
      • Circulation within has a clear width of 1200 mm
    • Barrier-free Male Change Room:
      • Equipped with accessible private change cubicle, bench, lockers, barrier-free washrooms & shower (request hand-held shower head from reception)
      • Circulation within has a clear width of 1200 mm
    • Pool deck
    • Colour contrast edging around the pool
    • Aquatic wheelchair available - rated at 350 lbs.
    • Pool Access (water entry/exit):
      • Portable stairs with handrails
      • Vertical ladder
    • Multi-purpose Room
    • No power operated door
    • Spectator Area in lobby
    • Will rearrange furniture to accommodate wheelchair seating