Aldergrove – It is a place where the community can work out, get fit, take to the ice, make a splash, and enjoy affordable family fun and a healthy lifestyle, all within one unique facility.
It’s an Open House on Saturday, September 15, admission to the recently completed Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre will be free, but visitors will need to pay for skate and helmet rentals, and for lockers. As well, Triple O’s is located within the facility and will be selling various items, including healthy menu options to meet the needs of all guests.
During the event, the fitness centre and studio room, which are now officially open and offering classes starting September 16, will be available from 7:00am to 8:00pm, and a public skate will be held from 4:30 to 6:00pm.
Visitors can also explore the Pacific Zone and water park at the ACUCC’s Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience. The Pacific Zone, featuring a covered, six-lane, 25-metre competitive swimming pool with a deep end for diving, a shallower leisure pool, hot tub, sauna, and steam room, all of which are open year-round, will be available from 7:00am to 8:00pm. The rest of the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience – a seasonally-open water park with full sized-waterslides, a tidal pool, current channel, a children’s aquaplay structure, dry playground, and picnic area – will be open September 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm and from 2:30 to 5:30pm. From 7:00 to 8:00pm, guests can try self-led resistance water walking in the Canyon Creek current channel.
Completion of the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre will be commemorated at 1:00pm, along with recognition of the Aldergrove Rotary Club, which has made a generous donation of $15,000 to the multipurpose room, which will be named after the Club.
The ACUCC, which also features a 500+ seat arena with an NHL-size ice surface, multipurpose room, and an indoor running track, was created with contributions from many businesses, groups, and individuals in the community and greatly enhanced by a nearly $10 million financial contribution made by the federal government.