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New Year’s Resolution Time!

Welcome to the Richmond Olympic Oval

2015 has arrived – and with it, the imminent fifth anniversary of the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. Half a decade later, the legacy of this event is evident everywhere – from the City itself to the alpine resort of Whistler; but of all the artifacts these gorgeous games gave us, none is quite so impressive as the Richmond Olympic Oval.

The Oval is an indoor multi-sports arena just twenty minutes from downtown Vancouver. Originally configured as a speed skating rink, the venue now serves as a multi-sport park featuring a pair of ice hockey rinks, a climbing wall (with forty-four different routes), two running tracks, a rowing tank, and space for volleyball, basketball, badminton, ping pong, indoor soccer and even wheelchair rugby. Open since December 12, 2008, it has yet to see a quiet day.

Athletic activities aren’t the only things that attract people to the Oval. It also acts as a venue for weddings, birthday parties and corporate meetings. Let’s look at the features that put it on the map:

• 100+ pieces of strength & cardio equipment

• 2 Olympic-sized ice rinks

• 18 badminton courts

• 13 FIVB regulation volleyball courts

• 10 FIBA regulation basketball courts

• 3 FIFA regulation indoor soccer fields

• 16 international-sized ping pong tables

• 200m, 5-Lane training track

• 110m, 5-Lane sprint track

• indoor rowing & paddling centre

• Group rowing & spinning studio

• Kinesis core conditioning room

 

On top of that, there’s a physiotherapy clinic available on site!

CLICK HEREfor more information.

*Richmond Olympic Oval is located at 6111 River Road, 
Richmond, BC V7C 0A2

Photo Courtesy of Richmond Oval

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