Bird awarded contract to construct Seton Recreational Facility
February 4, 2016 by On-Site Magazine
The City of Calgary has awarded Bird Construction Inc. a fixed-price contract to construct the Seton Recreational Facility located in southeast Calgary.
The 30,940-square-metre facility will offer leisure, sports, arts, cultural and recreational amenities for individuals and families, as well as competitive sport venues for groups and organizations. Several features include: a 50-metre, 10-lane competition pool, a leisure pool, two multi-purpose ice rinks, three gymnasiums and a 2,325-square-metre library. Construction of the facility is expected to commence shortly with an expected completion date scheduled for the fall of 2018.
Ian Boyd, Bird’s president and CEO, stated “We are excited to be awarded to build the new facility situated in the heart of a vibrant urban centre in southeast Calgary. Projects like the Seton Recreational Facility and the soon to be completed, Quarry Park Recreational Centre are vital to our communities and Bird is proud to be successfully delivering them to the City of Calgary and ultimately, the communities that they serve.”