Rollie Miles Recreation Centre Sport Court Rendering

This project is developing the new Rollie Miles Recreation Centre - a vibrant community hub to inspire local recreation participation and showcase how a new facility can respond to climate change pressures.

Project Update - July 2023

A second phase of engagement was completed in Spring 2023 and is summarized in the What We Heard Report. A flythrough video shows the latest design concept. A preliminary design is in progress with anticipated completion in Fall 2023.

The Rollie Miles Recreation Centre project is funded for the planning and preliminary design, but detailed design and construction are currently unfunded.

The demolition of Scona Pool will begin in July 2023 and is expected to be complete in Fall 2023. Upon completion of the demolition, the site will be returned to the Edmonton Public School Board. New basketball courts and landscaping will be added to the site.

About the Project

The Rollie Miles Recreation Centre will be a small recreation facility that responds to the facility assessment, demographics and community needs. The project is currently funded for the planning and preliminary design. Detailed design and construction are currently unfunded.  

The planned location for the new facility is identified in the Rollie Miles Park Master Plan (20MB). While this project is separate from the Rollie Miles District Park Renewal project, both project teams maintain close communication and recognize coordination is important for design alignment, community engagement and project success.

Based on past community consultation, this recreation centre should include the following features:

  • Fitness area
  • Gymnasium
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Aquatic element with a lane and teaching pool
  • Multipurpose court to support basketball, ball/roller hockey, toddler cycling, and other uses

The project includes the eventual demolition of the City-owned building currently leased by the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues. The existing tennis courts are planned to be rebuilt further west to allow sufficient space for the Recreation Centre and related amenities.