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Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Restroom In Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

Overall Space
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Multiple lighting sources to improve visibility
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

Overall Space
  • Accommodation has closed captioning on TVs/video boards
  • Business has a visual warning (alarm) system
  • Staff available on request that can communicate using American Sign Language
  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual, and hearing requirements
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Additional Information

Accessible parking stall available not no longer clearly designated. Washroom door swings inward; community living association did assessment and stall is large enough for wheelchair to turn around. Dogs welcome; field located directly behind centre.

Make your first stop in Powell River the Visitor Centre! Here you will find helpful staff ready to provide maps and directions, offer local services, help source and book local adventures and tours as well as secure accommodation. Our staff are all trained Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellors who are happy to answer questions and offer local insider knowledge. We are available to answer your telephone calls or answer your questions through our website on our helpful live chat support, and help you plan your visit to the Sunshine Coast and the Powell River area. We’d love to see you – just drop by our Visitor Centre at 4760 Joyce Avenue!