Accessiblity

The Art Gallery of Regina is a tenant in the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, which aims to make all of its facilities broadly accessible.

DOORS :

  • Both front and back doors are double-wide doors equipped with automatic door openers activated by a push or bump bar;

  • Double doors in foyer open in delayed sequence;

  • If back door is locked, push doorbell for five seconds and city staff will provide access;

  • Gallery double doors are propped open, except when directed to be closed due to artist's request or pubic health directive;

  • Courtyard doors are single-width and are not equipped with automatic door openers.

front door: Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre
front door: Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre

outside doors with automatic opener bump bar

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entrance door: Art Gallery of Regina
entrance door: Art Gallery of Regina

double door with glass inserts propped open on both sides during gallery open hours

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back door: Neil BalkwiCivic ll Arts Centre
back door: Neil BalkwiCivic ll Arts Centre

double doors with automatic opener bump bar at back door

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courtyard door: Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre
courtyard door: Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre

manual open single door to courtyard

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WASHROOMS:

  • Women's washroom has four stalls, one of which is larger to improve accessibility;

  • Men's washroom has two urinals and two stalls, one of which is larger to improve accessibility;

  • Accessible stalls are fitted with grab bars.

women's washroom overview
women's washroom overview

Women's washroom with tiled walls and floors, two sinks in the counter, changing area on counter, three narrow stalls and one accessible stall

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women's washroom accessible stall
women's washroom accessible stall

women's accessible washroom stall with tiled walls and floors, lower toilet and grab bars on two walls

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men's washroom overview
men's washroom overview

men's washroom with tiled walls and floors, one sink in the counter, baby changing area adjacent, one narrow stall, one urinal, and one accessible stall

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men's washroom accessible stall
men's washroom accessible stall

men's accessible washroom stall with tiled walls and floors, lower toilet and grab bars on two walls

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PARKING:

  • Two accessible parking stalls parallel to the access road and close to the paved path to the front entrance door;

  • Two accessible parking stalls at the back door accessed via a short, angled drive from the main parking lot and access road.

two accessible parking stalls at NBCAC back door
two accessible parking stalls at NBCAC back door

two side-by-side accessible parking stalls at the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre's back door. Angled driveway to access these spots.

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two accessible parking stalls at NBCAC front door
two accessible parking stalls at NBCAC front door

two curbside accessible parking stalls at the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre's front door. Easy pull-in from access road.

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TRANSIT:

WALKABILITY:

  • Paved paths leading from the parking lot and the bus stop/sidewalk on Elphinstone Street to the building are regularly cleared of snow and other hazards;

  • The cement footpath surface is fairly smooth and free of pitted areas, cracks and potholes;

  • Gradual slopes where the path meets lower surfaces;

  • Sections of the footpaths were repaved in 2019/20.

walkway from parking lot to front door
walkway from parking lot to front door

paved walkway from parking lot to Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre's front door

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