The facility is located at 7556 Falconridge Blvd NE and offers urgently needed sport, recreation, wellness and cultural services to the residents of northeast Calgary.
This $120M project had solid support from the community and the public and private sector:
- The City of Calgary contributed $70M.
- The Government of Canada contributed $15M.
- The Government of Alberta contributed $10M.
- The North East Centre of Communities Society has raised $12.5M.
- YMCA Calgary has raised $12.5M.
Mayor Nenshi gets a tour and discusses the importance of this facility for communities and families in Calgary's northeast.
The Genesis Wellness Centre houses branches of the Calgary Public Library and YMCA Calgary, a human and social services centre, indoor and outdoor sports facilities and community gathering places.
In addition to the full complement of fitness, health and recreation services, the complex provides facilities for large cultural events and activities as well as urgently needed indoor and outdoor soccer fields. It also provides access to a range of social services including English as a second language programs.
Photos of the Genesis Wellness Centre