Happy 35th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating the Olympic Oval's 35th Anniversary. We have many special events coming over the next few months so stay tuned and be sure to follow us on social media @TheOlympicOval #TheOlympicOval


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E: oval@ucalgary.ca

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Ice-Out, Commercial Filming and Major Events

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Did you know the Olympic Oval was built for the 1988 Calgary Olympic Winter Games? But it's more than just a Speed Skating venue — everyone can enjoy indoor public skating and running, ice-out events, competitions, major sporting events, and shows — Learn more


Welcome to the Olympic Oval!


The Centre of Excellence

Making Ice

Find out how our Ice Technicians make ice.

Our 2022/2023 Time Standards are now updated and published — More information

Upcoming Competitions and Feature Events

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Recreational Skating

Recreational skating is more than just fun — its amazing for your cardiovascular health. Your legs are in continuous motion and your core is constantly engaged, helping to get your heart rate up and boost your blood circulation. With its focus on lower-body movement, skating workouts are a great way to boost your leg muscles, helping to strengthen your calves, quads, and hamstrings. It’s also fantastic for your abdominal muscles, so if you get good enough, a six-pack might be in your future?

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Come Run With Us

Recreational Running

Calgary can be pretty cold sometimes but we have the perfect solution — Indoor Recreational Running.

Running can significantly improve physical and mental health. As a form of aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress, improve heart health, and even help alleviate symptoms of depression. Some researchers think running may be so good for us because it's something we evolved to do.

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Try Speed Skating

Speed Skating

Have you ever thought about speed skating for your family? Speed Skating is an amazing sport — there are so many amazing reasons why its great for kids.

Click below and find out why speed skating might be the perfect sport for your kids!

Try Speed Skating

Faculty of Kinesiology News

Kumi the prehistoric Kumimanu penguin makes his debut as Olympic Oval's new mascot

Oval's original mascot Ollie passes the torch in touching ceremony...

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Olympic Oval celebrates 35th anniversary in style

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In the News: CBC News

How sports prepared me for a career in peacekeeping

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In the News: UToday

Olympic Oval’s first-ever Pride Skate a success

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Land Acknowledgement

We would like to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (compromising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), as well as the Tsuut'ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3.

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