Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
Project: Construction of the Queen Elizabeth Park and Culture Centre in Oakville
Value: $27 million
Client: The Town of Oakville
Location: 2302 Bridge Road, Oakville, Ontario
Completion: Spring of 2012
The Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility that opened in Spring 2012. QEPCCC will offer drop-in and registered recreational, cultural and aquatic programs, and will be home to a youth centre, seniors centre and the Oakville Arts Council. QEPCCC will also provide space for Oakville’s many cultural groups and arts guilds.
Advantages of this site include:
- Gyms and a 25-metre Pool
- Older Adults Centre
- Youth Centre
- Black Box Theatre
- Music & Performance Studios
- Studios: pottery, woodworking, spinning & weaving, digital arts, music recording, fine arts, & dance
The $27-million facility sits on the former site of Queen Elizabeth Park High School with the architects managing to maintain 90 percent of the school’s original structure including floors, walls and framing.
At 144,000 square feet, Queen Elizabeth Park is one of the largest venues in Canada to house such a diverse collection of artistic, cultural and active living opportunities.The multi-purpose facility is dedicated to a variety of recreational activities and provides a much-needed space for the town’s many arts and cultural groups.