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Olympic Oval

2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
+1 403-220-7954
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Still operating as a magnificent 1988 Winter Olympic legacy

It doesn't look it's age, it's a modern as anything built today. And it doesn't act its age, it's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
Can't beat Monday Toonie Skate nights

We are here visiting family and wanted to have a go at skating. Going on a Monday night from 6-8 is... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Rutherford, Australia
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Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Northwest Calgary
+1 403-220-7954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't look it's age, it's a modern as anything built today. And it doesn't act its age, it's still a critical training venue for many athletes. It's heart is the speed skating track which is still ranked one of the best in the world...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We are here visiting family and wanted to have a go at skating. Going on a Monday night from 6-8 is an affordable family outing, especially when you have your own gear. For inexperienced skater like us, it is a bit more intimidating because it...More

Thank uninspiredbea
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a nice stop off while visiting Uni of Calgary. Brings home the Olympic feeling. Also gives you a chance to see Olympians practicing!!!

Thank D N
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Attended with a volleyball tournament. This was the speed skating track at the Olympics, now its a multi-use facility. Nice facility.

Thank BrianArabsky
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a popular place for public skating; especially for students who are new to skating. Or even a student date. However if you are not a student it is a bit expensive: $9 + $7 for parking.

Thank ABCalifornia_dreamer
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

ITS JUST AWESOME if you go to the oval during your trip to Calgary you might see Olympic champions such as Molly J and Zoe L

Thank Nicolas G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

As a friend of some national team speedskaters, we use to shimmy up the columns and watch the sun set. If this sounds romantic and youthfully stupid, it was just that. Don't try it yourself. Go inside and enjoy the gyms or rinks instead. Great...More

Thank honeym_11
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I attend the World Speed Skating competitions, international and Canadian each year as a volunteer and stay for the races when my shift is done. You are so close to the activity you can hear the skates on the ice.

Thank jim-in-alberta
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

If you're visiting Calgary Canada in winter, this is a definite must do experience and one of my tops for the Calgary and Banff area. Make sure you see the Calgary Flames or an NHL game after to top off the experience. Other Canadian classics...More

Thank Beaner3747
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was up at the University of Calgary and decided to pop into the Olympic Oval. It's a truly beautiful building, inside and out. The main ice track is so huge, they have an ice hockey rink and short track speed skating track going on...More

Thank BenLar137
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