February 23, 2015 6:45 pm

Design unveiled for new Emera Oval permanent pavilion

Design rendering of the new Emera Oval permanent pavilion, set to open Dec. 2015.

DSRA Architecture

HALIFAX – By next winter, skaters at the Emera Oval will have a brand new facility in which to rent equipment, rest and warm up.

Global News has obtained the building plans for the Oval’s new permanent pavilion. The city has issued a tender for its construction, with the deadline for completion set for Nov. 31, 2015.

Contained beneath a modern, angular roof will be will two buildings. One will be for maintenance equipment like ice resurfacing machines; the other will be open to the public.

Construction diagrams show space for helmet and skate rental racks, a lounge area and washrooms. A gender neutral washroom is also included in the plans.

interior pavilion

A public consultation about the design took place Feb. 13, 2013, seeking input from residents and Oval users.

Bidding for the construction tender closes March 12.

Design rendering for the new Emera Oval permanent pavilion, scheduled to be built and ready to open by December 2015.

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