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Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403 220 7954
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Jogging
Description: Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter...
Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
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great place to take a date

skating at the oval was super fun and nice would recommend to try it out.If you dont have skates you can rent it as there is place to rent it out or you can bring your own skates... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Calgary, Canada

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

skating at the oval was super fun and nice would recommend to try it out.If you dont have skates you can rent it as there is place to rent it out or you can bring your own skates as well

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

On winter time the place is used as speed racing skating and regular skating rink. On summer it is used as a bike lane along with many other sport activities.

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Rock Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

You came to the right place to cheer on all Canadian superstar you may even get to meet one of them while they are here training for their events. From skiing to bobsledding this place has it all covered . It also has a sports museum . Summertime the ski hills are closed down but other events are still going... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The OVAL is where the Olympics took place back in 1988!!! They were a sight to behold!!! ITS a lovely building for sure, lots of seating and the skating itself is something to watch!!! It holds world events there I believe and a lot are worth going to see!!!! Its quite something!!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went there on the weekend to watch some volleyball teams play from all over Canada. What a great facility, I had no idea it was that big. (could have built more washrooms) It is great to have this in Calgary, and walked through the U of C and it was great.

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The event was great, staff very friendly. Atmosphere in the stadium could be better, only half of the oval is available for seating. Bad catering, hard to get any food during the World Cup all round skating. Service for beers is pretty slow.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Olympic Oval is for sure one good legacy that the Olympics left to the university of Calgary and to the city itself.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

If you are looking for a world class skate, then come here.. not many Calgarian's take advantage of a world class facility.. You should!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Even if you are starting to learn how to ice skate, the Olympic Oval has all the tools you need to get started, you can rent the skates, helpers and helmets are provided for free. There is always fun music, the facilities are kept clean and the staff is very friendly. Is very family oriented. Check their website to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Best. Field. Trip. Ever. It was amazing watching the olympic choosing round in 2010. what was even cooler was we got cheer for some of these people later on TV. So so cool.

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Additional Information about Olympic Oval

Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403 220 7954
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Northwest Calgary
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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