Gatineau's Centre sportif has gone to great lengths to ensure that all Gatineau residents can access its activities. It meets all provincial requirements in terms of accommodating people with special needs. Universal access is integral to the centre's layout.
Kéroul certification confirms that the Centre sportif is accessible to persons with a motor, visual and hearing impairment under the Adapted classification. The Centre sportif subscribes to The Accessible Road, a promotional tool that applies to tourist and cultural attractions, as well as to accommodations that guarantee access and services that meet the special needs of persons with limited physical mobility, and to seniors. For additional information, visit Kéroul.
The Tourist and Leisure Companion Sticker (TLCS) admits free of charge any person accompanying an individual aged 12 or over with a disability or mental health issue requiring assistance when visiting the Gatineau Centre sportif and the Lucien-Houle and Paul-Pelletier pools. The purpose of the TLCS is to give the person with the physical or mental impairment the chance to fully and safely participate in these activities to the same degree as any other resident.
For additional information, visit VATL.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 285,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.