Preston Memorial Auditorium Renovation and Expansion

Project overview

The project outlines the renovation and twining of the Preston Memorial Auditorium and associated amenities, approximately 77,000 square feet including new and renovated areas. The construction will include improvements to the existing change rooms, ice pad, ice resurfacing room and other amenities and the addition of a new NHL size ice pad, seating, changerooms, washrooms, multipurpose and office space. 

Construction began in the Fall of 2023 and will take approximately 2 years for completion.

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Progress to date

  • Architects Tillman, Ruth, Robinson were contracted to complete the design
  • Significant public consultation was completed
  • In December 2021, Council endorsed Option C - new twin pad arena with extensive renovations to the existing building
  • In July 2022, Council approved the schematic design
  • Site Plan Approval completed
  • Building Permit completed
  • Demolition works completed
  • Construction works underway

Upcoming work

  • Construction

Contact information

Lesley Head
Director of Recreation & Culture
519- 623-1340 ext. 4512 

Shane Taylor
Project Manager
519-623-1340 ext. 4567