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Family Leisure Centre (FLC) Expansion Project & Methanex Bowl (MB) Upgrade

Project Overview

The FLC expansion has two phases
1)  Upgrading the existing Methanex Bowl sports field.
2)  Expanding the existing FLC facility. 

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FLC Expansion Map May2013  Location Map
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Project Time Frame


  Phase 1 (Methanex Bowl)    
March - April 2013   Procurement of design consultant (RFP) for MB.   Complete
April - July 2013   Design of MB, including user group consultations.   Complete
May - August 2013   Procurement of construction contractors for MB.   Complete
July - September 2013  

Construction of synthetic turf field successfully completed. 

Official kick-off held September 20, 2013.  Details included in the Press Release.

September - December 2013  

Project placed on hold; direction sought from Council to resolve scope/budget misalignment

April 2014   Final field deficiency corrections. View the Methanex Bowl page.   Complete
April - August 2014   Final design and procurement of bleachers; new press box design.   Complete
April 2015    Bleacher / press box construction.     

  Phase 1 complete.    

  Phase 2 (Family Leisure Centre Expansion)    
March - May 2013   Procurement of design consultant for FLC.   Complete
July - August 2013   Procurement of Construction Manager.   Complete
May - September 2013   Schematic design of FLC; cost estimates updated.   Complete
September - December 2013   Project placed on hold; direction sought from Council to resolve scope/budget misalignment.   Resumed
December 2013
  Council approves project scope change to remove ice arena component and replace with gymnasium space.   Complete
January  - March 2014    Schematic Design work recommences; includes user group consultations and public information session (March 19, 2014).   Complete
March - September 2014   Detailed Design work and construction drawings.   In progress
August 2014 - June 2016   Construction of new expanded spaces (Field House, Gym, Indoor Track, Fitness)   In progress
Feb 12, 2015   Riverboat Cafe closes   Complete 
March 2015 - August 2015   Renovations to Pool Seating, Front Entrance, Administration area.  
    Phase 2 complete by April 2016    

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Last updated: 9/25/2015 8:59:09 AM