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Great Plains recreation facility

5749 76 Ave. S.E.

Opening in 2016*

Bringing together ice sport enthusiasts from across the city, this approximately 80,000 sq. ft. competitive tournament facility will feature two multi-purpose rinks for ice sports such as hockey, sledge hockey, ringette and figure skating.

Designed for the athletes and also the fans, it will accommodate up to 600 spectators through a combination of warm and cold-side seating.

Amenities include:

  • Two multi-purpose rinks
  • Enhanced spectator seating for one of the rinks
  • Large and small rooms for use as a fitness centre, studios, classrooms and meeting spaces
  • Food services
  • Pro shop with skate sharpening

See the Great Plains design

What’s New

Watch the construction

Watch as the Great Plains facility emerges from the ground in this latest time-lapse construction video capturing the start of building construction in September 2014 to May 2016.

Want to see what’s happening right now? Check out our live construction cam (refreshes every 60 seconds).


The Operator

The City of Calgary is working with Canlan Ice Sports as the facility operator of the new Great Plains recreation centre. Canlan Ice Sports is committed to providing all ice enthusiasts with opportunities for sport, recreation and leisure at the new facility.

Learn more about Canlan Ice Sports.

*Approximate and subject to change.