Downtown Washroom Pilot Project

During 2021/2022 Budget Deliberations, City Council approved $20,000 in funding for a temporary washroom as a pilot project to support events in the downtown core from June – October for 2021. The facilities are located on 50 Street and will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Wednesday’s, the washrooms will be open until 7 p.m. to accommodate the Downtown Market.

Washrooms will be cleaned regularly and are not wheelchair accessible. Visitors to the Downtown who require accessible washroom facilities can visit the Downtown Business Association located at 5009 50 Avenue.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there a washroom trailer in front of the Downtown Business Association on 50 Street?

During 2021/2022 Budget Deliberations, City Council approved $20,000 in funding for a temporary washroom as a pilot project to support events in the downtown core from June – October for 2021. 

Who will take care of the trailer and clean it?

Staff of the Downtown Business Association will be responsible for opening/closing and cleaning the washroom regularly.

What are the hours that the trailer is open and why have those hours been chosen?

The trailer will be open for use Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesdays until 7 p.m. The hours of the trailer coincide with the high traffic hours of most downtown businesses and, on Wednesday, the Downtown Market is open until 7 p.m.

Why is the trailer located on 50 Street?

The trailer requires power to operate and currently that is most accessible location on the street. The City is upgrading power sources in the downtown area this summer; therefore, alternative locations will be available for the 2022 washroom project.

Who is the trailer for?

The trailer was approved for general public use in the downtown core.

Are the washrooms wheelchair accessible?

No, the trailer does not have accessible washrooms but the Downtown Business Association location does have accessible washrooms if needed.

For more information on Downtown Red Deer, visit www.reddeer.ca/Downtown.