Credit Union Place Aquatic/Arena Facility

Summerside, PE

City of Summerside

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WHW Architects


This facility includes the construction of an aquatics hall which includes a competitive lap pool, leisure pool and hot tub. It also includes two (2) NHL size ice surfaces with one being a 4,000 +/- seat arena. Conference facilities with supporting commercial kitchen, fitness club and leasable space were also incorporated. The delivery of this project was through fast-track project management process with work completed in phases.

MCA Consultants Inc. were the prime mechanical consultant.

A geothermal heat transfer HVAC system was incorporated in the mechanical systems. This allowed the transfer of heating/cooling energies within the facility to minimize requirement of external energy sources. It also incorporated a geothermal well water system to supplement heating/cooling requirements.

Services Provided

  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pool Water Treatment System
  • Heating Refrigeration Plant
  • Ventilation Automatic Controls

Key Design Elements

  • Multi-Contract Build Process
  • Heated Arena


  • Geothermal Heat Transfer System
  • Heat Recovery from Refrigeration Plant
  • Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems