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
- 1. Can I enter the universal change room with someone else who is a different gender/sex?11.03.20More
Yes, the universal change room is designed to allow for this. There are private change cubicles, private showers and washrooms stalls for users.
- 2. Can I leave my belongings overnight in the universal change room?11.03.20More
All lockers located within the universal change rooms are DAY USE ONLY.
- 3. If I don't have a lock, can I leave my belongings in an open locker?11.03.20More
No, please bring your own lock. The Municipality of East Hants is not responsible for any items left behind, unlocked or stolen.
- 4. What is a change cubicle? Is it lockable?11.03.20More
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.
- 5. What is acceptable attire when in the open spaces of the universal change room?11.03.20More
Fully clothed or swimsuits, athletic wear (this could include a sports bra).
- 6. What is unacceptable attire when in the open spaces of the universal change room?11.03.20More
Nudity, undergarments (boxers, briefs, fashion bra or underwear).
- 7. What is the purpose of the open showers?11.03.20More
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.