City’s Newest Recreation Centre Earns Distinctive Facility Excellence Award
May 11, 2012
The Cloverdale Recreation Centre has won a prestigious award for outstanding achievements in design development, facility concept, and operation. The City of Surrey received the ‘Award of Facility Excellence’ from the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) in Victoria on Thursday (May 10th).
"We’re very proud that our Cloverdale Recreation Centre has received this award, it is a tremendous honour,” says Mayor Dianne Watts. “The City of Surrey is committed to building unique and innovative facilities that promote healthy communities.”
The Cloverdale Recreation Centre presents an inviting and warm atmosphere from the moment you enter the large open foyer. The building design includes natural lighting, open lounge areas, and a welcoming environment for visitors and members. Key building features include three gymnasiums, a wellness room, two preschool rooms, a child-minding area, a youth activity room, a senior’s lounge, and several multipurpose rooms. It also offers a unique elliptical-shaped spin and wellness studio and an innovation fitness centre that focuses on functional movement training. The facility lobby also features a unique public art piece, called “Flow and Variations on Flow” by BC Artist Robert Studer.
“This new multi-use multi-generational facility enables expanded capacity and programming for all ages meeting the growing needs of young families”, said Councillor Hepner, Chair of the Parks, Recreation and Sport Tourism Committee. “With three gymnasiums and added capacity, this facility offers the opportunity to host a variety of large scale of events as part of our new Sport Tourism Plan.”
For more information on the programs and services offered at the newly opened Cloverdale Recreation Centre, visit www.surrey.ca/recreation.
For further information please contact:
Parks, Recreation and Culture