WINDSOR, ONT. -- The Town of Tecumseh approved a letter of intent that would see a cardiac wellness, stroke and pulmonary rehabilitation centre inside the town’s proposed sportsplex.

At the town council meeting Tuesday council authorized a letter of intent between the town and Hotel Dieu Grace Healthcare to construct the satellite facility.

Council voted to move ahead with the $54 million sportsplex in Tecumseh last June. The project would see a transformation of the existing arena off of Lesperance Road and would include indoor hardcourts, a FIFA sized soccer field, a gymnasium and the cardiac wellness centre.

The letter is the result of meetings with HDGH and the town of formulate terms for a capital contribution and operation agreement for the facility, the town says.