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Our Facility

  • Who can join?

    Abilities Centre is for everyone! People of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are welcome to join. Our programs serve the needs of everyone from preschoolers to seniors. We have a variety of membership types that provide you with access to sports, arts, and life-skills programs in a welcoming, positive, energized environment.

    Learn more about our membership

  • How much does it cost to join?

    Abilities Centre offers a variety of membership options for youth, adults, couples, seniors, and families. We also offer financial assistance to those who cannot afford to pay a regular membership fee through our Membership Assistance Program (MAP). For details, visit our Membership Page

  • What are your hours of operation?

    Monday-Friday                  7:00AM - 8:00PM 

    Saturday - Sunday            9:00AM - 1:00PM 

    *For more information on selected provincial and national holidays Contact Us

  • Where does my membership money go? How does my membership money contribute to building inclusive spaces?
    Abilities Centre is a not-for-profit organization that welcomes people of all ages and abilities. Your membership has a meaning and that meaning helps to support and maintain many incredible features within our fully accessible and inclusive state-of-the-art facility such as the Fieldhouse’s 6-lane 200-metre IAAF approved indoor track, a Sensory Room, designated areas for therapy, spacious and accessible free-weight areas and much more.
     
    Our programs and services positively impact people of all abilities in our community and beyond and gives access to equal participation and opportunities across many areas such as fitness, life skills, art, employment, youth training, sport & recreation and more. Your membership helps us support the social inclusion, economic participation and health & wellbeing of all our members and the communities we serve. Thank you!

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  • What programs are inclusive and accessible?
    The Abilities Centre and all our programs are inclusive and fully accessible! Anyone and everyone is welcome to register for our programs and fitness classes. Our program coordinators and instructors specialize in adapting movements and activities to suit the needs of our members. 
  • Do you close for special events?
    Occasionally, Abilities Centre will close early or operate on an adapted schedule to accommodate facility rentals and special events. Please visit our facilities page for more information.
     

Inclusion & Accessibility

  • How do you define inclusion?
    The definition of inclusion is: “To encourage people of all abilities to engage in meaningful participation together in an environment which fosters a sense of belongingness and autonomy” (Active Living Alliance).
     
  • How do you define accessibility?
    There are many different theories and models related to disability and inclusion. You may be familiar with the medical model of disability, which takes a divisive approach, applying a label to the person and focusing on “fixing” the person.

    The social model of disability focuses on the barriers that impede people. These could be systemic barriers, negative attitudes, or exclusion by society (purposely or inadvertently).

Membership

  • How do I sign up for a membership?

    You can sign up online here or stop by our front desk to register!  

  • Can I put my membership on hold?

    Yes. You can suspend your membership for a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 3 months with 10 days’ notice. There is a $10 administration fee that must be paid on the date of the hold, and applies whether you hold for one, two or three months.

  • How old do I have to be to sign up?

    Individuals under the age of 16 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian upon registration for our services (membership, day passes, single passes). The parent or guardian is required to sign a liability waiver on the behalf of the individual. Once the waiver has been signed, individuals ages 12-16 are not required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian while using our facilities.

Classes

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