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Village Square Arenas accessibility


Please note: These symbols and content are used to indicate the parts of the facility that are accessible.  Not all parts of the facility are “accessible for all”. The information below is provided to tell the customer with a disability how or if the facility can meet their particular sensory or mobility needs.

Renovations at Village Square arenas

February to May 2015 - We are renovating the Arena lobby and adding a flex change room at Village Square Arenas. During construction, please enter through the Leisure Centre’s main entrance.

For more information on flex change rooms, read our blog on the New flex change rooms at City Arenas.


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


  • Ramp adjacent to stairs at main entrance
  • Automatic sliding doors


  • International symbol of accessibility identifies barrier-free areas of facility
  • Facility signage has a strong colour contrast


  • 10 accessible public washrooms

Interior building elements

  • 3 floors/levels in facility is accessed via elevator or stairs
  • Swipe card mechanism is reachable from a wheelchair
  • Public corridors are at least 1100mm wide
  • Continuous accessible path of travel to:
    • Sports gym
    • Fitness room
    • Pool
    • Arena
    • Classroom/dance studio
    • Meeting room
  • Accessible male change room with accessible shower
  • Accessible female change room with accessible shower
  • Unisex / family change room with:
    • Roll-in shower with no lip
    • Shower seat with arms & straps
    • Grab bars in shower
    • Child-sized change table/bench
    • Adult-sized change table/bench
  • Water wheelchair available
  • Means of water entry/exit from pool:
    • Zero depth entry (steps on pool deck)
  • Colour contrast edging around the pool
  • Wheelchair accessible hot tub
  • Alarm system with audible & flashing light