Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton

Project Details

Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton


Calgary, AB, Canada


YMCA Calgary/City of Calgary (Developer)




Electrical Engineering Consulting Services & Specialty Lighting Design


LEED® Gold Certified

  • 2020 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) - D.E. Frost Award for Excellence in Lighting

The largest facility operated by the YMCA in the world at 330,000 ft2, this YMCA provides recreational leisure and cultural amenities, as well as competitive sport features. The main floor includes a 10-lane competition lap pool, leisure pool, dive tower, two water slides, lazy river, whirlpool, surf simulator (Flowrider), steam room, change rooms, multi-purpose rooms and gymnasium courts. The main floor also encompasses twin NHL-size ice rinks with spectator seating, arena dressing rooms, running track & fitness area/studios, daycare/child-minding, offices, food services, youth centre, theater, and physiotherapy/medical clinic. The main floor also includes a full-service 25,000ft2 Calgary Public Library branch. An Alouette III helicopter (on loan from the Hangar Flight Museum) is showcased within the library’s interactive Early Learning Centre.

The upper floor viewing areas are open to the main floor amenities and a mezzanine bridge, art studios, and multi-purpose rooms.

The facility is complete with 100% LED lighting throughout and achieved LEED Gold certification.

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