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Village Square Leisure Centre accessibility

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Please note: We are working to improve access so that everyone feels like they belong and can use our services. Access is worked on during the planning, design and construction of projects. While much has been accomplished, it is acknowledged that more remains to be done to improve access. Not all parts of the facility may be "accessible for all". So ONLY the areas of the building that are barrier-free are listed on this webpage. See the detailed description to know whether your access needs will be met before you go.

Parking

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

Entrance

  • Curved ramp adjacent to stairs at main (East) entrance
  • Automatic sliding doors by sensor at Leisure Centre entry at both the East (1999) and West (2017) entrances
  • Automatic sliding doors by sensor at Main Arena entry (East Arena Entrance)

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
  • Male washroom in lobby – barrier-free stall

The hot tub has ramp access with handrails.

Accessible fitness equipment: Equalizer and the SciFit Pro II

Registered Adapted programs

We offer specialty programming for adults with disabilities including a wide range of fitness and general interest programs. For more information contact (403) 366-3900.

Interior building elements

  • 3 floors/levels in facility is accessed via elevator or stairs
  • Reception Counter has:
    • A barrier-free section
    • A counter induction hearing loop
  • Swipe card mechanism is between 80 – 110 cm from the floor (reachable from a wheelchair)
  • Fire alarms have audible and visual (flashing light) signals
  • Barrier-free path of travel through corridor to:
    • Change Rooms
    • Female Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom and shower (no hand-held shower head), circumference within has a clear width of at least 920 mm
    • Male Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom and shower (no hand-held shower head and entrance doorway to shower is 760 mm)
    • Private, barrier-free change cubicle within Universal Change Room: equipped with roll-in shower, grab bars, shower seat with arms and straps, toilet and accessible lockers, no power operated door
    • Universal Change Room in arena - barrier-free stall No power operated door
    • Pool deck
    • Color contrast edging around the pool
    • Aquatic wheelchair available
    • Pool Access (water entry/exit):
      • Steps into beach sloped wave pool
      • Vertical Ladder
    • Hot Tub has ramp access
    • Fitness Centre (Power operated door)
    • Gymnasium
      • No power operated door
    • Group Exercise Studio
      • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose (Activity) room
      • No power operated door
    • Multi-purpose Rooms
      • No power operated door
    • Arenas
      • Have design elements to accommodate sledge hockey
      • Universal Change Room: equipped with barrier-free washroom and shower
    • Community Living Room Area
    • Pool Viewing Area
      • No power operated door

Accessible fitness equipment

  • Equalizer
  • SciFit Pro II & SciFit RST7000 ergometer machine
  • Johnny G krankcycle stationary hand cycle
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