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“Nice to see an Olympic venue still being used.”
Review of Olympic Oval

Olympic Oval
Ranked #2 of 74 Spas & Wellness in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Once the training grounds of the 1988 Winter Olympics, this 450-meter indoor track is now open to the public.
Edmonton, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Nice to see an Olympic venue still being used.”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

The 2014 U16 Canadian National Open Volleyball Championship was held at the Olympic Oval and the venue was fantastic! There was ample seating and the view was great from wherever you were. Considering there were 20 courts playing at the same time, it did not feel overcrowded. That's about 400 athletes, not including spectators and other teams all watching. There was access to the food court at the U of C, though there could have been better signage on how to get there. Parking is ample in Lot #10 and a pretty good deal at $18 for three days, with in-and-out privilidges, but it is a bit of a walk. Great place to spend a weekend, though.

Visited May 2014
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Sun City, Arizona
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“Fascinating”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Lots to see even in the off season. The history and various venues were really interesting. Do this with someone who
knows the venue.

Visited May 2014
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Yellowknife, Canada
2 reviews
“Canadian National Volleyball Tournament”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

excellent Venue for volleyball. 20 courts set up all at once in the same area. They needed a canteen as the machines ran out of products fairly early in the day

Visited May 2014
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
“Great place to go Skating in the Summer!”
Reviewed May 8, 2014

A lot of people don't know how awesome the Oval is to go skating in the summer. It's not only a Speed Skating venue, but also a great place to take my family skating! It's huge and they claim to be the Fastest Ice in the World!

Visited February 2014
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Alberta, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Olympic Oval - Speedskating Mecca”
Reviewed April 18, 2014

Calgary's Olympic Oval is a speed skaters mecca and is a world-class facility. All of the seats have a great view and the speed skating is fabulous to watch. If you are a speed skating fan this is one venue that you will not want to miss.

Visited July 2013
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