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Olympic Oval

2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
+1 403-220-7954
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It was extremely difficult to find how to park and get there. When we finally found the parking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rapid City, South Dakota
state of the art

a legacy from the '88 Olympics on the University of Calgary campus. A huge building that is big... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Nick D
Calgary, Canada
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Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 3 weeks ago

It was extremely difficult to find how to park and get there. When we finally found the parking garage, you had to pay to park and walk through the snow so we just gave up going in. Disappointed!!

Thank lholne
Reviewed 29 December 2017

a legacy from the '88 Olympics on the University of Calgary campus. A huge building that is big enough for two hockey rinks inside of the speed sating track. A marvelous multi purpose building that still houses the speed skating world cups

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Nothing outstanding. it performed its function and has continued to be useful for many activities that are part of the sports centre in this part of Canada. Speed and figure skating contests? Sure. Much else? Well, go check it out for yourself.

Thank danerobb
Reviewed 22 November 2017

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
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