The City of Terrace and Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine are thrilled to announce the official opening of the Terrace & District Aquatic Centre on November 22.
Interim Operational Hours – November 22 to December 2
The Department of Leisure Services staff will continue their training on several new systems in the building over the coming weeks, therefore, the interim operational hours for public swims and gym use will be as follows:
Monday to Friday: 3:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
From November 22 to December 2 all facility use will be FREE to patrons. Admission is on a first-come, first-serve basis as capacity is limited.
Regular operating hours will resume Dec 3.
RENEWAL PROJECT SUMMARIZED
This Project renewed almost all of the pool's critical operating systems (as listed below) and modernized a 50 year old facility. The Project was very challenging from start to finish but the City is thrilled with the end result and welcome you to come for a swim.
Main Pool is 8" deeper with a new flush gutter system and access ramp
Leisure Pool is larger in size and has water features with access ramp
Hot Pool has access ramp
New family change room with a special needs change room
2000 square foot gym with added fitness equipment
Reception and lobby area renovated
Leisure and Hot Pool mechanical systems were replaced
UV disinfection systems added to all pools
New boilers and HVAC system for the facility
Total project costs including enhancements is $8.8 million.
Grant funding is being provided by UBCM's Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund and Northern Development Initiative Trust.
Key players in seeing this complex Project through to the end are:
Architect and Design Team - Carscadden Stokes McDonald Architects Inc
General Contractor - Viking Construction Limited
City of Terrace Project Manager - Floyd Mann