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The Venues

The Venues.

Anzac Recreation Centre

237 Stony Mountain Road, Anzac
Official Host Venue of Badminton

Located on the western shore of Willow Lake in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Anzac is a hamlet of approximately 800 people. The Anzac Recreation Centre is a 112,000 square-foot-facility and includes a fitness centre, indoor running track, an NHL-sized area, field house, boardroom and other children/youth spaces and amenities. It opened to the public on March 3, 2014, and was one of the host venues for the 2018 Alberta Winter Games.

Birchwood Trails/Doug Barnes Cabin

Near 190 Tamarack Way, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing 

The Birchwood Trails is a network of 135 kilometres of maintained natural trails throughout the Boreal forest located in Thickwood. Residents use the trails all year round for walking, running, biking, cross-country skiing and inline skating, and much more. The trails offer three official cross-country ski circuits of 5, 8 and 13-kilometre-long loops.

Explore Birchwood Trails from the Doug Barnes Cabin, located beside 190 Tamarack Way.

Centerfire Place

110 Eymundson Road, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of female hockey and male & female hockey medal rounds 

Located in Thickwood, Centerfire Place is home to the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Fort McMurray Oil Barons. The facility houses a 1,537-seat arena, multi-purpose room, amphitheatre, and pottery guild. Centrefire Place has hosted the 2004 Arctic Winter Games, the 2015 Canadian Ringette Championships and the 2018 Alberta Winter Games.

Composite High School

9803 King St, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Volleyball

Composite High School is home to the Miners. The sports teams include golf, cross-country running, football, volleyball, basketball, handball, badminton, coed soccer, and track & field and have won many regional and provincial zones tournaments.

Ecole McTavish Public High School

352 Parsons Creek Dr, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Basketball

Ecole McTavish is home to the Mauraders and Peak Athletic Academy. The sports teams include cross-country, volleyball, basketball, futsal, badminton, soccer and track. These teams have garnered a lot of success locally and provincially.

Fort McKay Arena

Fort McKay First Nations, Fort McKay
Official Host Venue of Speed Skating

Fort McKay Arena is located on Fort McKay Road next to the new Youth Centre. The arena has been the location for some special events including, the Mark Messier International Hockey School summer of 2019 and the 2018 Alberta Winter Games.

Fort McMurray Golf Club

100 Real Martin Dr #3, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Biathlon

Nestled along the banks of the Athabasca River, the Fort McMurray Golf Club is ranked one of the must-play golf courses in Alberta and has hosted PGA tour tournaments, numerous local golf tournaments, weddings and a variety of events year-round.

Frank Lacroix Arena

155 Beaconwood Road, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Figure Skating 

Located in Beacon Hill, the Frank Lacroix arena is home base for many of Fort McMurray’s minor hockey league athletes. Operated by the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association, the arena features a 190-foot by 85-foot ice surface, along with a multipurpose room with a kitchen.

Frank Lacroix Arena

155 Beaconwood Road, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Figure Skating 

Located in Beacon Hill, the Frank Lacroix arena is home base for many of Fort McMurray’s minor hockey league athletes. Operated by the Fort McMurray Minor Hockey Association, the arena features a 190-foot by 85-foot ice surface, along with a multipurpose room with a kitchen.

Holy Trinity High School

230 Powder Drive, Fort McMurray, AB
Official Host Venue of Basketball

Holy Trinity is home to Knights Knation! The school offers a wide range of teams from volleyball, dance, football and basketball

Norfort Gymnastics

8208 Fraser Ave, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Gymnastics

Norfort Gymnastics Association has been part of Fort McMurray for the past 40 years teaching gymnastics and cheer. Athletes have seen plenty of success competing locally, regionally and nationally.

Shell Place + Suncor Community Leisure Centre

1 C.A. Knight Way at MacDonald Island Park, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Dene Games, Arctic Sports, Curling, Male Hockey, Archery & Table Tennis

Located on MacDonald Island, Shell Place and Suncor Community Leisure Centre are home to Fort McMurray’s world-class sports facilities. The leisure centre includes four separate fields of play, racquetball and squash courts, an indoor running track, a fitness centre, an indoor climbing wall, an indoor playground, a public library, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Shell Place is also a multi-amenity facility with state-of-the-art fieldhouses and event spaces.

Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre

9908 Penhorwood Street, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of futsal, volleyball & wrestling

Located on the grounds of Keyano College Clearwater Campus, the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre is the home of Keyano Huskies. The facility recently underwent a renovation after the building sustained extensive damage during a flood in the Spring of 2020. The facility includes three fieldhouses, a running track, fitness studios and wellness facilities, as well as community and meeting rooms.

Vista Ridge All Seasons Park

1 Spruce Valley Drive, Fort McMurray
Official Host Venue of Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

Vista Ridge – All Seasons Park is marked as “the best non-mountain winter recreation in Alberta”. Vista Ridge offers 60 skiable acres with an additional tube park and a 500-seat lodge. From June to September, guests take advantage of the family-friendly Aerial Adventure Park, 12-hole golf course, aqua range and mini-putt.

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