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Seton Rec Centre in South Calgary Will Benefit Many

Posted by Ryan MacDonald on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 at 9:16am.

The long awaited recreation centre in Calgary's new urban district of Seton is close to breaking ground. Recently approved by the city, this 330,000 square foot facility is slated to open its doors in 2018 - a long way off, but this will be more than just a rec centre. A true community gathering place, the Recreation Centre will be run by YMCA Calgary and will combine fitness with youth and neighborhood programs, and include a new library. This is an ambitious undertaking that will benefit thousands of South Calgary residents.

Proposed Amenities:

The Pools

  • 50-metre pool
  • 10-lane competition pool
  • Water Park
  • Leisure pool
  • Spectator viewing area
  • Additional hot tubs and steam room

Time to Workout

  • 3 Gymnasiums
  • Running/ Walking track
  • Fitness Centre with cardio and weight training equipment
  • Fitness/aerobics studios
  • 2 Multi-purpose ice rinks

The Library Meeting Areas

  • A brand new, 25,000 square foot library
  • Separate meeting rooms
  • Youth centre
  • Art studios with gallery space
  • 300-seat theatre
  • Food Services
  • Physiotherapy/medical clinic

The Recreation Centre will by surrounded by a 16-acre park, future high school and accessed by the S.E. LRT.

Want to live near Seton? I bet! Local developer, Brookfield Residential will be announcing their community plans in the near future. In the meantime, there are several local neighborhoods in South Calgary that will benefit from the new hospital and this new urban district. Auburn Bay, Cranston, and Mahogany are the closest neighbours, but several other communities are just minutes away:

Ryan MacDonald, B.Sc. Real Estate Professional

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