Shane Holmes YMCA at Rocky Ridge

Calgary AB, Canada


After completing programming exercises for four recreation facilities in the City of Calgary, Counsilman-Hunsaker was retained to provide design and engineering services for two new recreation centers for Quarry Park and Rocky Ridge.

Photos courtesy of Troyer Photography


Facilities of Merit

Athletic Business


Pool Type

Indoor 25 Meter

Indoor Leisure

Project Type

Parks and Recreation


Project Service

Design Services


Completed 2017


GEC Architecture

Project Amenities

The facilities were designed to serve the needs of both residents and employees from the surrounding communities. The center will act as a community hub to increase opportunities for community gatherings and social connections.

The Rocky Ridge facility is approximately 300,000 sq. ft. and sits in the middle of a natural park, featuring views of the mountains and surrounded by wetlands, nature trails and pathways. The facility features aquatics, leisure and sport ice rinks, a three-court gymnasium, a fitness center an open-concept self-service library, a 200-seat theater, an art studio and exhibition space.



520 Square meter Competition Pool

Eight 25-meter lap lanes

Two 1-meter diving boards

18 Square meter Competition Spa

475 Square meter Leisure Pool

Waterslide runout

Wave pool

Artificial rock climbing wall


Underwater bench seating area

Zero entry


Interactive play structure

Water flower feature

Similar Projects

James City/Williamsburg Recreation Center

View Project

Dallas Sprayparks

View Project

Hastings Community Center

View Project

New Search

All Types

  • All Types
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Competition
  • Instructional
  • Recreation
  • Wellness and Therapy
All Sectors

  • All Sectors
  • Parks and Recreation
  • University Athletics
  • Univ. Campus Recreation
  • Schools - K-12
  • Hospitality
  • Non-Profit
  • Waterparks
  • NCAA/Pro-Sports
  • Military
  • Private Development
  • Other
All Services

  • All Services
  • Audit
  • Design
  • Operations
  • Studies
All Locations

  • All Locations
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District Of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • International