Featured Venues – Community

Based on the Rick Hansen Accessibility Team's requirements, the following community and civic venues have been assessed and have met or are making tangible efforts to meet our criteria for accessibility, as well as showing a continuing commitment to provide access for all.
 
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Avia Employment Services – Langley and Aldergrove

Langley, BC
Suite 101, 20316 56th Avenue

  • TTY/TTD service available
  • Low noise level
  • Good even lighting
  • Good contrast between walls and floor
  • Screen reading software on some computers
  • Large offices for client meetings

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Bridgeview Community Centre

Surrey, BC
11475 126A Street

  • High contrast signage
  • Braille signage
  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website
  • Low noise level
  • Public transit stop nearby
  • Door handles are levered
  • No entrance door to washroom

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Cambie Community Centre

Richmond, BC
12800 Cambie Road

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Low noise level
  • Wide, smooth pathways

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First Steps Wellness Centre

Richmond, BC
Suite 115, 1231 Burdette Street

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible washroom
  • Good lighting throughout
  • Wide corridors
  • Plenty of contrasting
  • Accessible equipment
  • Staff is sensitivity trained
  • Assistance dogs welcome

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Fleetwood Community Centre

Surrey, BC
15996 84 Avenue

  • Allows service animals
  • Low noise level

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Gleneagles Community Centre

West Vancouver, BC
6262 Marine Drive

  • Designated accessible parking more than 25m from the building and downhill from the entrance
  • Automatic door entrance
  • Accessible washrooms on all floors
  • Accessible reception and sitting areas
  • FM loop available at reception for people who use hearing aids
  • Guide dogs welcome

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ICBC Driver Licensing – Richmond

Richmond, BC
Suite 402, 5300 No. 3 Road

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry to mall and venue
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating both in the mall and in the venue
  • Accessible counter area
  • Accessible chairs and counters for employees in work areas
  • Accessible washroom in the mall
  • Good level on contrast between seating and carpet, carpet and counter for wayfinding
  • Low noise level

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North Vancouver City Hall

North Vancouver, BC
141 14th Street West

  • Accessible parking in the Library parkade as well as beside the building
  • Automatic door entrance
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Good lighting throughout
  • Signage on main floor is large and easy to see
  • Guide dogs welcome

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North Vancouver City Library

North Vancouver, BC
120 14th Street West

  • Accessible parking in downstairs parkade
  • Automated entrance
  • Accessible work stations
  • Accessible reception
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Staff assistance easily available

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Richmond City Hall

Richmond, BC
6911 No. 3 Road

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible counter area
  • Accessible point of sale
  • Accessible chairs and counters for employees in work areas
  • Accessible washroom

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South Arm Community Centre

Richmond, BC
8880 Williams Road

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Accessible change rooms and shower
  • Accessible gym equipment
  • Low noise level
  • Wide, smooth pathways

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Surrey Libraries – City Centre

Surrey, BC
10350 University Drive

  • High contrast signage
  • Braille signage
  • Braille in elevator
  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website
  • Low noise level
  • Accessible/barrier-free parking spot available
  • Route to entrance has no slopes or ramps more than 4.76 degrees, 8% (1:12)
  • Accessible washroom

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Surrey Libraries – Cloverdale

Surrey, BC
5642 176A Street

  • High contrast signage
  • Braille signage
  • Braille in elevator
  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website
  • Good, even lighting
  • Route to entrance has no slopes or ramps more than 4.76 degrees, 8% (1:12)
  • Accessible washroom

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Surrey Libraries – Fleetwood

Surrey, BC
15996 84 Avenue

  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website

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Surrey Libraries – Newton

Surrey, BC
1815 152 Street

  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website
  • Accessible/barrier-free parking spot available
  • Accessible automatic door opener to washroom door

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Surrey Libraries – Semiahmoo

Surrey, BC
1815 152 Street

  • Allows service animals
  • Low noise level
  • Braille in elevator
  • Accessible website
  • Good, even lighting
  • Accessible washroom
  • Accessible/barrier-free parking spot available

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Surrey Libraries – Strawberry Hill

Surrey, BC
7399 122 Street

  • High contrast signage
  • Allows service animals
  • Accessible website
  • Accessible/barrier-free parking spot available

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West Vancouver Aquatic Centre

West Vancouver, BC
2121 Marine Drive

  • Wide variety of assistive technology available
  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Accessible change rooms and shower
  • Accessible pool entry
  • Wide, smooth pathways

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West Vancouver Community Centre

West Vancouver, BC
2121 Marine Drive

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Accessible change rooms and shower
  • Accessible gym equipment
  • Low noise level
  • Wide, smooth pathways

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West Vancouver Memorial Library

West Vancouver, BC
1950 Marine Drive

  • Wide variety of assistive technology available
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Wide, smooth pathways
  • Good even lighting
  • Low noise level

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West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre

West Vancouver, BC
695 21st Street

  • Easy access to transit
  • Accessible parking
  • Automatic door entry
  • Good even lighting
  • Ample accessible seating
  • Accessible washrooms
  • Low noise level
  • FM loops available for meeting rooms

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