Go behind the scenes at Victoria Road Recreation Centre

March 16, 2017

Construction crews have been busy with the following aspects of the Victoria Road Recreation Centre renovation.

Behind the scenes

As of March 14, 2017, a summary of the work completed or underway.


  • New pool deck drainage complete
  • Teaching pool forming, water and pressure tests complete
  • Preparing teaching pool for ceramic tile
  • Myrtha insert work continuing
  • New anchors installed for diving board placement
  • Lockers in place in change rooms
  • Painting continues

 New addition

  • Curtain wall complete
  • Bulkhead work ongoing in lobby and along pool wall
  • Metal roof work almost complete
  • Metal siding install has begun
  • Lobby walls—drywall taping complete


  • Ice rentals winding up
  • New arena boards to be replaced in April
  • New dehumidification unit to be installed prior to grand reopening
  • Header trench work being finalized
  • New change room doors installed

Third floor

  • Stairwell masonry work continuing
  • Millwork installed in meeting rooms and staff lunchroom
  • Painting continuing in all rooms


  • Interior and exterior signage work ongoing
  • IT and  AV contractors working on installation and cabling
  • Furniture and equipment orders continue
  • Digital display software purchased and content being created
  • Grand reopening plans underway

View construction photos at guelph.ca/vrrcrenovations