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About / History
Prepared September, 1992 -Updated 2010 - The Tyndall Park Community School represents one of the most recent additions to the number of schools in the Winnipeg School Division. Originally intended to open in September of 1977 but delayed by a construction site fire, it opened its classroom portion during February, 1978. All facilities within the building and on the site were in full operation by the fall term of 1978. The school offers a wide range of facilities and programs for school age children. Integrated within the building design are sports and cultural facilities for children. Community sponsored programs for all seasonal team sports (hockey, soccer, baseball) are located in the community based portion of the building. Groups such as boys and girls scouting also make regular use of the facilities. Recreational activities such as pleasure skating and children’s movies are regular features of evening and weekend use of the school. A wide range of programs and facilities for adults and other residents of the community is provided. Regular and occasional use of the gymnasium, games room, and arts and crafts room is available for adults and other neighbourhood residents for athletic, fitness, recreation or aesthetic activities.
Technical Data - The structure consists of a structural steel frame with precast concrete floor slabs and steel roof deck supported on a precast reinforced concrete pile foundation. Heating is provided by means of gas fired hot water boilers utilizing air supply fan units and reheat coils to provide the necessary zone control. Air cooled condensing units provide cooling for a complete controlled temperature environment. The school is equipped with an intercommunication and a two channel program system. Fire and life safety features include a partial sprinkler system as well as a smoke and heat detection system. A special feature is the direct linking of detection equipment to the City Signals Department.
• Opened: January 1978
• Architects: Haid Haid Donner
• Consulting arch.: W.I. Enns
• Structural: W.H. Milley & Associates
• Mechanical: Klein & Dashevsky Ltd.
• Electrical: L.P. Williams & Associates
• Area of site: 6 acres
• Area of bldg: 64,831 square feet
• Net cost: $2,441,874
• Sq.Ft.Cost: $37.67