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This project is developing the new Rollie Miles Recreation Centre - a vibrant community hub to serve as a replacement for Scona Pool, inspire local recreation participation and showcase how a new facility can respond to climate change pressures.

Project Update - November 2022

The first phase of public engagement is complete. 

What We Heard Report

A revised design will be shared in 2023 with additional opportunity for public engagement. The Rollie Miles Recreation Centre project is funded for the planning and preliminary design, but detailed design and construction are currently unfunded.

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About the Project

The Rollie Miles Recreation Centre will be a small recreation facility that responds to the facility assessment, demographics and community needs. The facility will replace Scona Pool which is nearing the end of its lifecycle.  The project is currently funded for the planning and preliminary design. Detailed design and construction are currently unfunded. 

The planned location for the new facility is identified in the Rollie Miles Park Master Plan (20MB). While this project is separate from the Rollie Miles District Park Renewal project, both project teams maintain close communication and recognize coordination is important for design alignment, community engagement and project success.

Based on past community consultation, this recreation centre should  include the following features:

  • Fitness area
  • Gymnasium
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Aquatic element with a lane and teaching pool
  • Multipurpose court to support basketball, ball/roller hockey, toddler cycling, and other uses

The project includes the eventual demolition of Scona Pool and the City-owned building currently leased by the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues. Both these facilities are nearing the end of their lifecycle.

The existing tennis courts are planned to be rebuilt further west to allow sufficient space for the Recreation Centre and related amenities.