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Location DB > Canada > British Columbia > Vancouver > Riley Park - Percy Norman Pool
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Riley Park - Percy Norman Pool
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 Database Info
created by reduxzero on 11/3/2012 8:36 PM
last modified by reduxzero on 11/3/2012 10:05 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Mid-sized recreation facility built in the 1960s. Includes daycare rooms, offices, gymnasium, curling rink, change rooms, and pool.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
Ontario St & East 29th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada
Owner: Vancouver Parks
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  •  Interesting Features
    Empty pool & associated spaces, change rooms, etc
    boiler room & mechanical spaces
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • 24 hour guard
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1960
    Closed: 2011
     Required Equipment
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     History
    Facility opened in April, 1960.
     Media Coverage
    http://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=Vancouver+history+Riley+Park+rec+centre&source=web&cd=8&cad=rja &ved=0CFMQFjAH&url=http%3A%2F%2Fcityhallwatch.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F05%2F09%2Friley-park-community-c entre-gutted-rendered-inoperable%2F&ei=IYGVUK7mNqGyigL2q4DQCA&usg=AFQjCNHSYqACodpxER8qF5g7TkoaqrHW1g http://www.straigh...oratorium-proposed
     Future Plans

     Stories
    Introducing the End
    Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012
    posted by reduxzero


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     Photo Galleries
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    Percy Norman Pool Etc
    Sat, Nov 3rd, 2012
    posted by reduxzero
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     Web Links
    Highly recommended local history website, featuring many old photos and stories about the facility:
    http://rileyparkst...ry-end-of-era.html
    Also, about namesake Percy Norman:
    http://www.pnsc.ca/history.html

    Multiple wide shots of the facility as it was while in use:
    http://www.visionn...0&searchBreadcrumb
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mickael on 11/20/2012 12:57 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Nov 20 12 at 0:57, Mickael validated this location
  • on Nov 3 12 at 22:05, reduxzero changed the following: Province / State (please use full name)
  • on Nov 3 12 at 22:03, reduxzero made this location available
  • on Nov 3 12 at 22:00, reduxzero updated the main picture
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:59, reduxzero updated gallery picture Front Stairs
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:58, reduxzero updated gallery picture Six Feet
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:57, reduxzero updated gallery picture Bridge
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:55, reduxzero updated gallery picture No Spitting
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:54, reduxzero updated gallery picture Arch
  • on Nov 3 12 at 21:53, reduxzero updated gallery picture Men's Locker Room
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