Change Rooms

The East Hants Aquatic Centre is equipped with three change rooms – men’s, women’s and a universal change room.

What is a Universal Change Room?

A universal change room is an accessible space for all.

The rules of the universal change room is as follows:

  • Please remain clothed unless in a private change cubicle or bathroom stall.
  • No nudity permitted in open areas.
  • All lockers are for day use only.
  • Photography and video recording are strictly prohibited.
  • Keep all personal belongings secure.
  • Please be respectful of those around you and the facility. Our staff are here to help!

The universal change room is designed with safety and inclusiveness in mind. Features include:

  • 10 Private change cubicles
  • Open (no nudity) showers for patrons who are using the pools
  • 2 Private washroom stalls with change tables
  • 1 Accessible change room with an adjustable adult size table, ceiling mounted lift, washroom and shower
  • Lockers (includes full and ½ lockers), all of which are day-use only

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. Universal Change Room
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  • 1. Can I enter the universal change room with someone else who is a different gender/sex?
     

    Yes, the universal change room is designed to allow for this. There are private change cubicles, private showers and washrooms stalls for users.

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  • 2. Can I leave my belongings overnight in the universal change room?
     

    All lockers located within the universal change rooms are DAY USE ONLY.

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  • 3. If I don't have a lock, can I leave my belongings in an open locker?
     

    No, please bring your own lock. The Municipality of East Hants is not responsible for any items left behind, unlocked or stolen.

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  • 4. What is a change cubicle? Is it lockable?
     

    A change cubicle is a private stall for users to access to change their clothes in private. Yes, the private stall cubicles and washroom stalls can all be locked.

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  • 5. What is acceptable attire when in the open spaces of the universal change room?
     

    Fully clothed or swimsuits, athletic wear (this could include a sports bra).

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  • 6. What is unacceptable attire when in the open spaces of the universal change room?
     

    Nudity, undergarments (boxers, briefs, fashion bra or underwear).

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  • 7. What is the purpose of the open showers?
     

    The open showers are to be utilized by patrons who are using the pools - it is an opportunity to rinse before entering the pool with your swimsuit on. All swimmers must shower and wash with soap (provided) before entering the water. Nudity is strictly prohibited here and a swimsuit must be worn.

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