Village Square Arenas 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.


  • Six 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