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Killarney Aquatic & Recreation 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

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

Entrance

  • Front entrance is at ground level (no stairs)
  • Automatic sliding doors by sensor

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
    • Centre line of toilet is positioned too far from side wall
  • Male washroom in lobby – barrier-free stall
    • Centre line of toilet is positioned too far from side wall
  • Female washroom upstairs – barrier-free stall
    • No power operated door
  • Male washroom upstairs – barrier-free stall
    • No power operated door
  • Universal change room
    • No power operated door

Interior building elements

  • 2 floors/levels in facility is accessed via wheelchair-lift 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: circulation within has a clear width of at least 920 mm
    • Male Change Room: circulation within has a clear width of least 920 mm
    • Universal Change Room:
      • (1) private, barrier-free change room equipped with roll-in shower, grab bars, hand-held shower head, shower seat and accessible lockers
    • Pool deck


      A pool lift is available to help you in and out of the water
    • Colour contrast edging around the pool
    • Aquatic wheelchair available - rated at 350 lbs.
    • Pool Access (water entry/exit):
      • Portable pool lift
      • Portable stairs with handrails
      • Vertical ladder
    • Fitness Centre (Weight Room)
    • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose Room (Aerobics Room)
    • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose Room/Meeting Rooms
    • No power operated door
    • Spectator Area & Vending machine in lobby
    • Will rearrange furniture to accommodate wheelchair seating