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WinSport's Canada Olympic Park

88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 5R5, Canada (Southwest Calgary)
403-247-5452
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Ranked #40 of 227 attractions in Calgary
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Specialty Museums, Sports Complexes
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Owner description: As the premiere site of the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is the most visible legacy of the 1988 games. Many of... more » Owner description: As the premiere site of the XV Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, WinSport's Canada Olympic Park is the most visible legacy of the 1988 games. Many of Canada's high performance winter sport athletes train at the park, which also functions as a recreation, comptetion, tourism and hospitality area. Activities at the park:Summer Bobsleigh RideZipline at the ParkDownhill Mountain BikeMini GolfSki Jump Tower TourActivity CentreCanada's Sports Hall of FameNew Skyline LugeWinter Bobsleigh RideSki and Snowboard « less
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Dublin, Ireland
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

It was a great day out. Park is quite big. There is a lot of thing to do. We started with the luge. took 3 rides. Each of them was great. Really easy to drive. Suitable for kids. Nice track with few hairpin turns. Then we went for Zipline. That was a great experience. It is huge, fast and they... More

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Winsport is an interesting place with mountain biking, luge runs and a bobsleigh ride at the old Olympic site for ski jumping, luge and bobsled. The luge was a lot of fun and very easy to do. The bobsleigh on the other hand was expensive ($65pp) and they tell you if your pregnant or prone to motion sickness or have... More

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Pembroke, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The Olympic park was FUN!!! The Luge was crazy fun. It seemed a bit expensive 10 rides for 70$, that was for a family of 4, 2 rides each...but as the sign says "once is never enough"!!! But it's worth the experience. They also had zip lining off the 90 meter jump, and bob sledding. All the thrill seeking adventure... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I am a huge Olympics fan, so it was a treat to visit this location. It's wonderful that the facilities have been maintained and opened to the public. We skipped the expensive tour and bobsled and played mini golf. It was an extremely challenging, "Olympic caliber", mini golf that was both fun and offered beautiful views.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Olympic Park was just a lunch stop for our group as we had just gotten off a flight from EWR to YYC. As far as food goes, eww. Overpriced and not very healthy for a place that otherwise wreaks of health. There seem to be a bunch of summer campers here as the place is wall to wall kids.... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We pulled in for a look as driving past, went on the luges and this was fun. Looking around the park it is very run down and looks like a grave yard kinda, its not well maintained. Also tried the Bob sled, was fun but I came out with a throbbing headache as it is really rough and you get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went on the luge this weekend. Its fun for both kids and adults. Our ages vary from 25-30 and we had a blast!!!! Its also a long ride so definitely you get your money's worth

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Winnipeg, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We recently visited Winsport Olympic Park to try the bobsleigh and zipline tours. Got to run the bobsleigh with Sochi Olympian Jenny Ciachetti. She did a great job but the ride is VERY rough. The 'G' force is intense and it is impossible not to bang your head from side to side as you go 90 mph down the run.... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Recently I got the chance to go to this Olympic venue. Though it was summer it was still full of amazing things to do. From zip lines, to chair lifts, to a crazy ride down the bob sled track to name a few. It was awesome to be where the athletes from so many countries stood and competed. The people... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Fun activities. Really enjoyed the luge and the zip line. One suprising thing was there did not be a lot of olmpic history. Also there was not a good way to understand all the activities on site. Some of the staff was not even aware.

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