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Wilfred Laurier University Brantford YMCA

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Location:
Brantford, ON
Building Structure Type:
Recreation / Community Centre
Owner/Developer:
Wilfrid Laurier University; YMCA
Architect:
Cannon Design
Contractor:
D. Grant Construction
Number of Storeys:
5
Size:
125,000 sq.ft.
The new $44M Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford YMCA is a 125,000 sq.ft., five-level athletic facility to serve the growing athletic and recreation demands of Brant region residents, as well as students from Wilfrid Laurier Brantford, Mohawk College and Six Nations Polytechnic. The building is designed as a unique elongated bar anchored by a subterranean volume. The complex will include a dual-tank aquatic centre for teaching, fitness, therapy and leisure; a fitness centre consisting of multi-purpose spaces for group fitness; and a gymnasium with retractable seating for up to 1,200 spectators.