EMERALD HILLS LEISURE CENTRE

Sherwood Park, AB

2016

MTA + MJMA worked as an integrated team to complete the feasibility study, detailed design and contract administration for this award-winning facility. The project is a major step in the implementation of Strathcona County’s Aquatic Strategy. Located in a new neighbourhood in Sherwood Park, the Emerald Hills Leisure Centre shares a site with Archbishop Jordan High School, major outdoor playing field complex, storm water pond/recreation area. This project includes a 6-lane 25 metre lap pool, leisure pool with zero depth accessible entry, whirlpool neighborhood aquatic play amenities, male/female/family change rooms and a 6,500 square foot fitness/wellness component.
Role: Bridging Architect
Client:
Strathcona County

Area: ± 52,000 ft²
Collaboration: MTA + MJMA
Awards: Athletic Business Architectural Showcase – Facilities of Merit Design Award 2018
Mayor’s Urban Design Award of Excellence 2017
OAA Design Excellence Awards, 2017
ARIDO Special Elements Award 2017
Alberta CISC Steel Design Award of Excellence 2017
Canadian Interiors – Best of Canada Design Awards 2017