The Jasper Place Leisure Centre (9200 163rd Street) re-opened on February 17th after three years of being closed for rehabilitation. Most of the work done in the 50 year-old building was “back of house” in order to keep the facility operating. Unforeseen circumstances kept the building from reopening longer than originally anticipated.
Here is a list of all of the building’s improvements, some of which are immediately visible to patrons, while others are behind the scenes:
- Refreshed lobby including accessible front counter service.
- Addition of barrier free washroom in lobby.
- New salt water pool experience.
- Refreshed steam room and teach pool with waterfall feature.
- Addition of an inclusive change room with barrier free. washrooms/change room.
- Additional lockers.
- Refreshed male and female change rooms.
- Stair access to the water slide and 5M platform to increase use.
- New viewing area.
- Additional parking stalls in the front.
- New art mural installation.
- Replaced the pool deck drainage system.
- Replaced windows.
- Replaced ceiling in the natatorium (the building containing the pool).
- Completed structural and waterproofing repairs.
- Public safety improvements.
- Removal of hazardous materials repairs to the building structure.
- Upgrades to the pool sanitary and circulation system.
- A new boiler and ventilation system.
- New power, gas, water and telephone service connections.
- Upgrades to the plumbing fixtures in the change rooms.
- All new piping to the sanitary system underground.
- Compliance to Alberta Health Services Anti-Entrapment requirements for public safety.
Information from the City of Edmonton.