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Father David Bauer and Norma Bush Arenas 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.


  • 6 designated accessible parking spaces (2 at Father David Bauer & 4 at Norma Bush)
  • Accessible path of travel leads from parking lot to the entrance


  • Father David Bauer entrance is at ground level (no stairs)
  • Norma Bush entrance has ramp adjacent to stairs
  • Push plate/button opens doors


  • Facility Signage has a strong colour contrast

Interior building elements

  • 2 floors/levels in facility is accessed via stairs (Both arenas have external entrances at ground level that provide access to the two levels)
  • Continuous accessible path of travel (public corridor is at least 1100 mm wide) to:
    • Norma Bush Arena & Spectator Seating
      • doors open by a sensor
    • Father David Bauer Spectator Seating
      • no power operated door
    • Norma Bush & Father David Bauer Change Rooms
      • no power operated door
    • Women’s Change Room
      • no power operated door
    • Father David Bauer Concession area
      • no power operated door
  • Spectator seating in Norma Bush Arena – have portable ramp for wheelchair seating
  • Non-sloped open area for wheelchair seating in Father David Bauer spectator viewing area