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Optimist Arena 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

  • 2 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

Washrooms

  • Female washroom in George Blundun Arena – barrier-free stall
    • no power operated door
    • doorway width is 780 mm
  • Male washroom in George Blundun Arena – barrier-free stall
    • no power operated door
    • doorway width is 780 mm

Interior building elements

  • 1 floor/level in facility
  • Continuous accessible path of travel (public corridor is at least 1100 mm wide) to:
    • Optimist and George Blundun Arenas & Spectator Seating
      • no power operated door 
    • Optimist Change Rooms
      • no power operated door
    • George Blundun Change Rooms #3 & #4
      • no power operated door (path of travel to change room #1 & #2 is 970 mm behind spectator bench & beam in corridor)
    • Multi-purpose (meeting) room 
      • no power operated door
    • Vending machine in lobby
  • Spectator seating in Optimist and George Blundun Arenas – have portable ramp for wheelchair seating
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