Credit Union Place, Summerside, Prince Edward Island (in collaboration with MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects)
Credit Union Place is a two-phased, innovative community recreation centre constructed for the City of Summerside, PEI as part of its overall municipal downtown revitalization strategy.
Phase One includes a 4,000 m2 aquatics facility complete with a six lane 25m lap pool, leisure pool with water slide, water umbrella and hot tub, sauna and steam room facilities. On the second floor, overlooking the pool, are the fitness/weight room, squash courts, and convention facilities, including a 400-seat meeting hall and smaller meeting rooms. Phase Two features a 4000 seat spectator arena that can also be used for musical performances and other events. The arena has luxury mezzanine level “skyboxes”, a practice rink, walking track, eight lane bowling alley and retail space.
Sustainable features include geothermal wells, heat transfer technology, and a high efficiency building envelope.