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Address: 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-220-7954
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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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Just a walk

We decided to be adventurous and see where the streets took us. We ended up here and its just so pretty but dont walk there at night. We saw a few questionable people here but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Livingston, Montana
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Livingston, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We decided to be adventurous and see where the streets took us. We ended up here and its just so pretty but dont walk there at night. We saw a few questionable people here but they left us alone. Id love to come back during the morning hours and see it all.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It has been 14 years since the last time that I have gone for a skate at the Olympic Oval. The four of us throughly enjoyed a 2 hour skate on a Sunday afternoon. Because of the enormous track there was never a time when it seemed crowded. The $7.00 admission was very reasonable. I am not a big fan... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place has wonderful programes for kids in the summer and winter months like skating lessons and MINI U Camps. Swimming lessons also. beautiful place.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Olympic Oval wins points in my books due to free public access to a large walking/running track. (Too bad you have to pay for parking)

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Vernon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

My son participated in Taekwondo Nationals at the Oval. Very large area and great for viewing! A great variety of food close by!

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

It was good to see the Winter Olympic Ski Jump, the Flags and the Olympic Torch. Plenty of photo opportunities on the podium and in a bob sleigh

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Ice is well kept and it is very affordable. I go there when it is not outdoor skating season or the the weather is too miserable outside and me and my wife always have a pleasant experience. It is specially convenient for us that work at the University of Calgary.

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Thank victorero
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Olympic Oval is a great facility for training and recreation. The running track, stairs and ice surface are well maintained.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Went here on the weekend for a couple of hours of skating. Ice was in pretty good condition, facility is clean, bright and welcoming. There are two rinks inside the larger oval to provide a range of activities and options for people.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

A great place to run miles and miles when it is too cold outside. Also - you can rent racing skated and try your hand at the Olympic Oval - good times.

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