Accommodating all Needs
Repsol Sport Centre can accommodate the needs of all Calgarians, regardless of physical ability. Wheelchair access, pool lifts, water wheelchairs and other adaptive equipment is why Repsol Sport Centre has won accessibility awards from both the Canadian Paraplegic Association (Alberta) and The City of Calgary.
Equipment and Amenities
- South entrance – automatic doors
- North entrance – automatic doors; ramp from parking lot
- Designated parking stalls
Public Concourse and The Foundation Lounge
- Ramp at south and north entrances
- Elevator to the activity level
- Adapted service station at Customer Service Desk
- Barrier-free concourse public washrooms
- Barrier-free public washrooms in The Foundation Lounge
- Ramp in The Foundation Lounge to the Athlete Lounge
- Caregiver change rooms complete with wheelchair accessible showers, access to water wheelchairs and change beds.
- Digital wheelchair scale
- Barrier-free men’s and women’s public Locker Rooms
- Stair lift to lower activity level
- Portable aquatic lifts
- Ramp into 20-person hot tub and shallow teach pool
- Stairs into shallow end of 50m pool in The Calgary Foundation Aquaplex
- Pool noodles, mats, lifejackets, floatation belts, flutter boards, and pull buoys
- 3 stainless steel aquatic wheel chairs
- Colorado Handcycle: A wheelchair accessible handcycle, with removable seat. Tension provided by belt on flywheel. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- Johnny G CrankCycle by Matrix: A wheelchair accessible handcycle, can also be used while standing. Tension adjusted by knob. Fully adjustable height and angle. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- SciFit Handcycle Ergometer with Support Boots and Platform: Handcycle ergometer with digital display. Fully removable seat for wheelchair access. High support boots and standard pedals optional for leg movements. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- SciFit Total Body Armed Elliptical: Elliptical leg motion with arm movement. Seat pivots for easier transfers. Digital display. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- NuStep Armed Elliptical: Elliptical leg motion with arm movement. Seat Pivots for easier Transfers. Digital display. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- Medelco OmniPlinth Hi-Lo Electric Mat Platform: Adjustable height mat platform for stretching and physio work. Can raise up to 36”. Operated by foot pedal. Located in Lower Fitzone.
- Equalizer Wheelchair Accessible Multi-stack Strength Station: Multi-stack strength station, with all stations wheelchair accessible. Removable chairs. Includes preacher curl, vertical butterfly, lat pulldown, chest press, overhead press and row. Located in the Lower Fitzone.