Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 23, 2014
 
 
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Accessibility and Athletics



Laurier Athletics strives to create an environment and program accessible for everyone, including people with disabilities. Here is some additional information on specific accessible features of the various athletic's buildings.

Waterloo Campus

Athletics Complex

The Athletics Complex has an AED System on site as well as the following features and services: 

Main Entrance
• Elevator access to all levels of the facility
• All entrances have accessible wheelchair access

Pool
• Pool Lift
• Pool Gallery has accessible entrances and seating
• Two alternative viewing areas
• All life guards are AODA trained

Fitness Center
• Equipment available for all facility users
• The Fit Center is all on one level
• Wide pathways for mobility
• All entrances have accessible wheelchair access
• Dedicated attendant to the Fitness Center

Change Rooms
• Lockers accessible to all patrons of the facility
• Both change rooms have accessible showers and washroom facilities
• Emergency alarms in both change room and accessible washroom on the bottom level of the facility

Gymnasium
• Accessible wheelchair entrance
• Accessible seating available in the bleachers

Recreation Classes
• Dance Class for Persons with Disabilities – “Feel the Beat” (Thursday Evenings)

Facility Staff
• All staff that work for the facility (life guards, personal trainers, recreation staff, desk attendants) are AODA trained

The Stadium
The Stadium has an AED System on site as well as the following features and services:

Main Entrance & All Access Gates
• All entrances have accessible wheelchair access

Gymnasium
• Accessible wheelchair entrance

Change Rooms
• Lockers accessible to all patrons of the facility
• Both change rooms have accessible showers and washroom facilities
• Emergency alarms in both change rooms
• Emergency Alarms in the Outside Washrooms

Knight – Newbrough Field
• All entrances to the field are wheelchair accessible
• On game days, the field may be accessed through main entrance (as opposed to gates) so that lines can be avoided if necessary
• Accessible seating area with great view of the field

Parking
• The Stadium offers accessible parking at all times

Brantford Campus

To be updated