Accessibility at the Centre

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The Sport & Wellness Centre promotes a healthy, inclusive and safe environment. The Centre is a one-floor facility that offers physical supports and programming for all ages and abilities. We work with families and individuals of all income levels to find ways to participate, with discount opportunities available.

Programs and Activities

The Centre offers a wide range of programming, allowing for participation from all abilities:

Aquatic Programs
Learn to swim at any age with Swim for Life® aquatic programming. All levels can be adapted in group format to support varying abilities. We also offer private, trio and adaptive lessons to ensure success for all abilities. Learn more about swimming lessons.
Child and Youth Programs 
Our day camps and registered programs can be enjoyed by participants with physical and cognitive disabilities. Contact us for more information at 705-742-0050. Learn more about child and youth programs.
Fitness Programs 

Classes are taught with modifications for different levels of abilities, unless otherwise stated.

The Centre offers many programs to help manage chronic conditions, including gentle aqua fit, aqua balance, Functional Fitness and Restorative Moment.

In partnership with the Alzheimer's society we offer Minds in Motion, and are also partners with Cardiac Rehab, offering many Heart Wise classes. Look out for the Heart Wise symbol on the fitness schedule.

Recreational Activities
There are many drop-in activities available for all abilities, including public swimming, family play group, pickleball and more. Visit our schedules page for details.

Discount Opportunities

We will work with you to find ways to participate in registered programs, or to obtain a membership. 

  • Membership Discounts: fee assistance for memberships are available based on income level. Contact the Membership Coordinator for more information at 705-742-0050 ext. 2203.
  • Program Discounts: a subsidy program is available for registered programs for that take place at the Centre. This program assists low-income participants who do not receive social assistance with registration costs. Visit our program discounts page for eligibility information and a link to the online application.

Accessible Supports at the Centre

The Centre is a one-level facility with accessible features throughout, including:

Facility Supports

  • Accessible parking with ramp access and heated sidewalks
  • Push button door accessibility
  • Oversized washrooms, changing stalls and hallways
  • One-level access to all program areas

Aquatic Centre

  • Universal change room with oversized stalls, and lift 
  • On-deck accessible washroom and shower
  • PoolPod accessible lift in Leisure pool
  • Wheelchair ramp in Therapy Pool with aquatic wheelchairs provided

Fitness Centre 

  • 100 metre indoor walking track. Perfect for those looking for a safe, indoor, climate controlled walking environment. Assisted devices are welcome on the track.
  • Accessible fitness equipment and features such as low resistance settings, wheelchair accessible equipment, and recumbent bikes with step-through design for easy entry.

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