Brock Recreation is proud to be part of Brock’s university-wide commitment to provide facilities, programs and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. We encourage all staff and students to stay up-to-date on accessibility practices and services.

Accessibility at Brock

Learn more about accessibility practices and training and Brock University.

Service disruptions

Certain facilities may not be available due to maintenance or special events.

Feedback is important

Brock invites comments and suggestions to assist the University in enhancing all areas of accessibility for faculty, staff, students and visitors. We invite you to provide us with your feedback.

Getting to the Walker Sports Complex

The Walker Sports Complex is located at the west end of the campus.

Enter the Brock campus from Sir Isaac Brock Way (formerly St. David’s Road), exiting the traffic circle toward the Schmon Tower. Turn left at the stop sign at University Road West. Turn left at the next stop sign to go to Lot D (pay and display parking) or continue straight to Lot P (pay-and-display parking). Accessible parking is available in both lots.

Taxis can access the Walker Sports Complex from the west entrance. Follow University Road West past the main entrance, and around the corner to the right beside Alumni field. The doors are on your right.

Accessible parking and an accessible doorway are located at this entrance. You will enter the Walker Sports Complex on the lower level near the equipment room, locker rooms, pool and gyms.

Support persons and service animals

Service Animals are welcome.  Please see Brock University’s Service Animals on Campus information

Support persons are permitted to attend any event or program provided by Brock Recreation. Support persons are admitted free of charge to the pool to swim with you. Please let the cashier know that you require a support person.

When you register for a program, please let the cashier know that you will bring a support person.

Several of our children’s programs have student volunteers matched with participants needing extra assistance in the program. Please identify your requirement when registering for the program.

Accessibility features

A female accessible washroom is located in the hallway directly behind the Welcome Desk. For males, an accessible washroom is located in washroom in the hallways near the Welcome Desk.

Female accessible washrooms are located adjacent to the locker room on the lower floor of the Walker Complex. A male accessible washroom is located adjacent to the locker room.

An accessible shower stall, equipped with a movable bench and shower head, is located in the female and male change rooms.

An accessible individual washroom (no power door operator) is located inside the family/universal change room. A change cubicle has been designated with accessible priority signage. Persons with disabilities or their support persons who require use of this cubicle should politely indicate their need to other patrons if the cubicle is in use.

An accessible shower with a movable bench and shower head is located in the family/universal change room. Bathers must wear a bathing suit when using the showers in the family change room.

Elevator and platform lift

An elevator providing access to all floors in the Walker Sports Complex is located beside the Zone in the atrium overlooking the Beddis gym. This elevator provides access to the lower floor, both floors in the Zone and the track.

A smaller, staff-assisted platform lift is located at the main stairs beside the Welcome Desk or by the Cage on the lower level. This platform lift does not provide access to the track. To obtain staff assistance, press the button in the yellow call box beside the platform lift.

Eleanor Misener Aquatic Centre

Fall 2023 – a new lift is on order for the pool. Trained aquatic supervisory staff will operate the lift.  The shallow end of the pool (15 m in length) has a hydraulic floor, which allows the floor to be set at depths ranging from 0 -4 feet in depth.