Beginning September 2019, the centre will close. Programming is being relocated to Trinity Community Recreation Centre, Wallace Emerson Community CentreMasaryk-Cowan Community Recreation Centre, Sorauren Fieldhouse and MacGregor Fieldhouse. Program information is available at


The City is enhancing Mary McCormick Recreation Centre by undertaking state-of-good-repair rehabilitation work to the facility.

Renovations include:

  • Pool upgrades including pool tank, pool deck, walls and ceiling
  • Mechanical and HVAC system upgrades
  • Main elevator repair and pool elevator upgrade
  • Upgraded lights and exit signs
  • Change room upgrades including refinished walls, floors, ceilings, new lockers, partitions and new plumbing fixtures.
  • Accessibility improvements including accessible change room, washroom, pool elevator and pool lift

Improvements to the centre will be delivered in two phases. During phase 1, there will be no accessibility features to certain parts of the building, including washrooms. These features are expected to return when phase 2 begins in late fall 2020.

Phase 1

The entire facility will be closed.

  • expected to start September 2019
  • anticipated completion end of June 2020

Phase 2

The facility will be partially open to the public. The pool will remain closed.

  • expected to start May 2020
  • anticipated completion in late fall 2020

Dates are approximate and are subject to change.

The second information session was held on June 27, 2019.