The facade of the Atlas Tube Centre shown at dusk with people leaving in the front.

Town of Lakeshore

Atlas Tube Centre

Client

The Town of Lakeshore

Budget

$45 Million

Size

175,000 sf.

Completed

January 2015

Delivery Model

Design-Bid-Build

Sector

LEED

Multi-Use Recreation Facilities

Architect

MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects

The Lakeshore multi-use recreation complex, called the Atlas Tube Centre, involved the construction of a three ice pad arena, gymnasium, library, and several community rooms and meeting spaces all intended to bring the local community together. Aquicon Construction’s staff worked closely with the architects at MJMA, leveraging a tenured relationship built on constructing numerous recreational facilities with similar components and clear span areas. The Atlas Tube Centre was delivered successfully to the Town of Lakeshore on-time and on-budget.

“Throughout construction, Aquicon acted professionally in all aspects of the construction process, and working with their subcontractors and our design team was fairly seamless throughout it.”

Steve Salmons, Director of Community &
Development Services, Town of Lakeshore

Two hockey teams playing against each other within the Atlas Tube Centre.
A hockey player is entering the Atlas Tube Centre.
A visitor is watching a hockey match through an internal window within the Atlas tube Centre.

The project was constructed to meet LEED® Silver accreditation, and won several awards in 2015 including the “Facility of Athletic Business Merit Award – North America” and the “Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) Award of Merit”.

A female hockey player is arriving with her gear at the Atlas Tube Centre.
A person is running in the Atlas Tube Centre.
A view of the seats of the audience section at the Atlas Tube Centre.

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