The Town of Stony Plain has initiated the planning of a potential multi-plex recreation centre to serve the indoor recreation needs of the region. The development of a recreation facility was identified as a strategic priority for Council in 2018 and is included as a key strategic priority in the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. The construction of the facility was identified as an action item in the 2023-2025 Corporate Plan.

 Project Background
In 2017, the Tri-Region Indoor Recreation Facility Strategy was developed to examine current recreational capacity in the region and identify areas in need of growth. The plan incorporated multiple levels of review including an initial analysis of trends, current facility capacity, population changes, and a review of policy. Community engagement was a key aspect of the plan's development and residents were included in the planning process through public pop-up events, surveys, interviews, and workshops. 

The strategy guides decision-making around the development and enhancement of indoor recreation facilities in the region for the next ten years.


The development of a recreation facility in Stony Plain has been a strategic priority of Council since the completion of the Indoor Recreation Facility Strategy for the Tri-Municipal Region in 2017. In Q1 2019 Administration presented Council with conceptual designs for a recreation campus concept located in Old Town South at the Glenn Hall site. The conceptual design included the development and placement of future recreation facilities identified in the 2017 plan. The conceptual design included the addition of:

  • Aquatics
  • Fieldhouse
  • Gym
  • Arena
  • Multi-purpose Rooms
  • Indoor Adventure
  • Indoor Court Space 

In 2019, Administration completed engagement sessions with Council and community stakeholders to confirm the strength of the conceptual design in addition to exploring a phased approach to facility development. The conceptual design work continued to evolve through 2019 and 2020 with the development of facility conceptual designs and phasing priorities:   

Full Facility Design Concept: $93,000,000

Phasing Priorities

Phase 1: Dry Sport
  • Fieldhouse
  • Gymnasium
  • Running track
  • Storage
  • Public washrooms
  • Main lobby / social space
  • Building administration / offices
  • Building service space
  • Community spaces



Phase 2: Aquatics
  • Eight-lane competition pool
  • Leisure pool
  • Lazy river
  • Steam room
  • Hot tub
  • Water slide
  • Bleacher seating
  • Party room
  • Viewing gallery
  • Administration spaces/office
  • Pool storage
  • Pool service spaces
  • Changerooms

Phase 3: Ice
  • Ice sheet (single or double)
  • Dressing rooms
  • Administration/offices
  • Community space
  • Public washrooms
  • Spectator viewing
  • Ice plant and building services
  • Ice resurfacer storage
  • Arena storage


On April 26, 2021, Town Council authorized the detail design of phase 1, a dry sport facility, with a construction value of $15,000,000 to be located inn Old Town South adjacent to the Glenn Hall arena. The Town is also working with the Westridge Curling Club to include a new curling club with the phase 1, dry sport facility.  

The phase 1 project schedule is progressing with the following milestone dates: 



Design continues, targeted stakeholder engagement



Design continues



Design complete



Construction approval and tender






Construction continues



Facility open for use

 Preliminary Design Concept: Phase 1 - Dry Sport

Council Presentations

February 14, 2022 (pg. 359)

July 11, 2022 (pg. 401)

February 13, 2023