The 2019 Canada Winter Games take place from Friday, February 15 to Sunday, March 3.
Frequently Asked Questions
About the Canada Winter Games
|Alpine Ski||February 24 - March 2||Nakiska, Kananaskis; Canyon Ski Resort|
|Archery||February 24 - March 1||Westerner Park|
|Badminton||February 24 - March 2||Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre|
|Biathlon||February 15 - 22||River Bend Golf and Recreation Area|
|Boxing||February 15 - 20||Westerner Park|
|Cross Country Skiing||February 24 - March 2||River Bend Golf and Recreation Area|
|Curling - Women/Men||February 24 - March 2||Pidherney Centre|
|Figure Skating||February 24 - March 1||Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre|
|Freestyle Skiing||February 15 - 22||Canyon Ski Resort; Canada Olympic Park, Calgary|
|Gymnastics - Artistic||February 15 - 21||Collicutt Centre - Field House|
|Gymnastics - Trampoline||February 24 - 28||Collicutt Centre - Field House|
|Hockey - Men||February 15 - 22||Enmax Centrium; Servus Arena|
|Hockey - Women||February 24 - March 2||Enmax Centrium; Servus Arena|
|Judo||February 24 - March 1||Westerner Park|
|Ringette||February 15 - 22||Collicutt Arena; Servus Arena|
|Snowboarding||February 24 - March 2||Canyon Ski Resort; Canada Olympic Park, Calgary|
|Speed Skating - Long Track||February 15 - 22||Great Chief Park|
|Speed Skating - Short Track||February 15 - 22||Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre|
|Squash||February 24 - March 2||Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre|
|Synchronized Swimming||February 16 - 21||Sport Centre, Calgary; Recreation Centre (practice)|
|Table Tennis||February 15 - 21||Westerner Park|
|Wheelchair Basketball||February 15 - 21||Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre|
Most competition venues offer onsite, free parking. When visiting downtown to take in the festivals, parking is free after 5 p.m., on weekends and on statutory holidays. For full details on parking costs, refer to our Getting Around Red Deer page. This page also provides information on using public transit to get to Games events.
To purchase tickets, please visit the 2019 Canada Winter Games website.
To buy official 2019 Canada Winter Games merchandise, visit the Canada Games Gear site.
Starting February 15, Canada Winter Games and The City are bringing festive fun for everyone to enjoy in the heart of Red Deer’s downtown including an Artisan Avenue, storefront galleries, and lots of interactive outdoor sports. Visit the Downtown Festivals & Events page for more information.
City competition venues are open to the public throughout the Games. However, you may experience restricted access and program disruptions at certain times during competition times. For more details on a specific program or service, please visit our Changes to Recreation Facilities page.
Catch any City of Red Deer bus to be downtown in 30 minutes or less. For details on transit fares, please visit our Fares and Passes page.
During the 2019 Canada Winter Games, there will be some traffic disruptions and noise in downtown Red Deer, specifically around the festival site. The following roads will be closed:
- 48 Avenue from 51 Street to 53 Street from Feb 11 to Mar 5.
- Little Gaetz Avenue (50 Ave) from 49 Street to 48 Street from Feb 15 to Mar 3.
As well, as part of the 52 North Music + Cultural Festival there will be evening concerts and fireworks from February 16 – March 1. The fireworks will last approximately two minutes and will be at the following times:
|Saturday, Feb 16||10:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, Feb 17||10:30 p.m.|
|Monday, Feb 18||8:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, Feb 21||10:30 p.m.|
|Friday, Feb 22||10:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, Feb 23||10:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, Feb 24||9:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Feb 27||10:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, Feb 28||10:30 p.m.|
|Friday, Mar 1||10:30 p.m.|