Changes to Recreation Programs & Facilities

The City is proud to have the Collicutt Centre, Setters Place at Great Chief Park, Servus Arena and River Bend amongst the many facilities hosting 2019 Canada Winter Games competitions. A number of programs at these venues have been affected, but The City is offering additional programs and services at non-host venues, such as the G.H. Dawe Centre and the Michener Centre.

Here is what you need to know about how the 2019 Games impact public use and access.

Recreation Facilities (listed alphabetically)

Collicutt Centre

The Collicutt Centre is hosting Artistic Gymnastics February 15-21, Trampoline Gymnastics February 24-28, and Ringette February 15-22.

There will also be free access to the Collicutt Centre on Family Day. 

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
All Access Pass All Access Pass still available. Please note reduced activity options. February – March
Bouldering Out of service February 11 – March 2
Child Minding Extended hours (see schedule) February 15 – March 3
Climbing Out of service February 11 – March 2
Customer Service
(program registration, pass/gift card sales, facility information)
Unchanged February 15 – March 3
Dance Magic Not running programs  
Eurosport Unchanged February 15 – March 3
Exelta Gymnastics Modified public access. See website for details. February 15 – March 3
Field House Out of service February 11 – March 2
Fitness classes Drop in opportunities for registered programs  
Fitness & Motion Studio (Upper and Lower levels) Unchanged February 15 – March 3
Good Earth Unchanged February 15 – March 3
Ice Arena Out of service February 12-14, 16-21, 24-26
Leisure Track Partial Closures – west track available only. For hours check here.  
Meeting Rooms Out of service February 13 – March 3
Optimum Performance Centre (Chiro/Massage centre) Unchanged February 15 – March 3
Public Skating Altered schedule (see schedule) February 24, February 26
Schools Out Day Camp Out of service. New options at Dawe available  February 14 – March 3
Soccer Pavilion Out of service February 10 – March 4
Water Park Unchanged February 15 – March 3
G.H. Dawe Centre

A number of additional camps, classes and drop-in times have been added to accommodate residents while the Collicutt is unavailable throughout the 2019 Canada Winter Games. Check the G.H. Dawe Centre page for full details.

The Dawe will also have free access to public swimming and skating on Family Day.

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Aquatic Day Camps NEW Additional camps offered in Water Park February 15 – March 3
Child Minding Extended service hours; Games themes February 15 – March 3
Drop-in fitness classes  NEW Additional classes offered; patrons may pay drop-in rate to join registered classes February 15 – March 3
Gymnasium NEW Additional open court opportunities February 15 – March 3
Public Skating NEW Additional times February 15 – March 3
Schools Out Day Camp NEW Additional options with Winter Games themes and activities February 15 – March 3
Kinex Arena
Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Drop in public skating/hockey (adult and child) Cancelled February 18
Kinsmen Arena
Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Drop in public skating / hockey (Arena A side only) Cancelled February 15 and 22
Michener Aquatic Centre
Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Alberta Government PDD gym times Cancelled February 15 – March 3
Dryland Schools Out Day Camp Options (Winter Games Themes & Activities) NEW Additional offerings February 19-22 and February 25-March 1
Lane/Public Swim, 50+ Swim programs NEW Additional offerings February 15
Recreation Centre

The Recreation Centre will be a practice venue for Artistic Swimming February 15.

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Drop-in fitness classes New classes added. Patrons may pay drop-in rate to join registered classes during this time. February 15 – March 3

Lane Swimming drop-in

Canceled for one day only. February 15
Additional public/lane swimming offered. Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. February 19 – 22 and
February 25 - March 1
River Bend Golf & Recreation Area

River Bend Golf & Recreation Area is hosting Biathlon (February 15-22) and Cross Country Skiing (February 24-March 2).

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Club House Restricted access. Temporary warming/washrooms will be available on site to the public. February 15 - March 3
Trails Partial trail closures to accommodate Games use. Check the River Bend trail maps and download the River Bend Trail Access Map during the 2019 Canada Winter Games (pdf) February 15 - March 3

 

Servus Arena

Hosting Hockey (Mens) February 15-22, Hockey (Womens) February 24-March 2, and Ringette February 15-22

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Public Skating (including First Thursday Servus Free Skate, hockey) Cancelled February 12-15, 18-22, 26-28, March 1, 4 and 5
Walking Track Out of Service February 12 - March 3
Setters Place at Great Chief Park

Setters Place at Great Chief Park will host Long Track Speed Skating February 15-22

Program/Service/LocationStatusDates
Public Skating Out of service February 13 – 24