Venues

About Our Venues

Cheers so loud they'll hear us in Moncton.

In 2023, Prince Edward Island will open its heart to Canadians from far and wide. The Games will bring together 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, across 20 different sports, for the largest multi-sport event in the country. From purpose built arenas to revitalized community facilities, these venues will form the backdrop as we celebrate Canada’s best athletes and spark greatness across the country.

Our venues

Three Rivers

Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre

Constructed in advance of the PEI 2009 Canada Games, this state-of-the-art facility is the community gathering place in Montague and is the premier sports centre in eastern PEI. The facility includes a 200’ x 90’ ice surface, a warm up area, media room, and heated skybox area.

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Charlottetown

Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

A legacy venue of the 1991 PEI Canada Winter Games, the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre is located on the University of Prince Edward Island campus and is the premier gymnasium complex in Charlottetown. It features recently renovated fitness studios, a two-lane running track, squash courts and a gymnasium that can accommodate multiple basketball, volleyball, and badminton courts.

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Fredericton Area

Crabbe Mountain

Located in the neighbouring province of New Brunswick, Crabbe Mountain is home to the largest vertical descent in the Maritimes and offers some of the best terrain in Atlantic Canada. Crabbe Mountain was first skied in the spring of 1959 when three explorers cut the first trail on the mountain, Tippy Canoe. The early trails known as Tippy Canoe, Little Brave and War Dance recognized First Nations people.

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Summerside

Credit Union Place

Located in the heart of Summerside, the Credit Union Place is one of the most advanced venues in the Maritimes and has hosted many significant events. The facility includes an NHL sized arena, an adjacent ice pad, a swimming pool, squash courts, and a fitness centre. 

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Charlottetown

Eastlink Centre

Located in PEI’s largest city, the Eastlink Centre will kick off and wrap up the 2023 Canada Winter Games with the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The facility features an NHL sized ice rink and a 42,000 square feet trade centre. The Eastlink Centre is Charlottetown’s largest arena and has previously hosted the Canada Games.

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Abrams Village

Evangeline Recreation Centre

After a devastating fire burnt the community’s rink to the ground in 2009, Islanders rallied together to raise funds for the new rink. With the help of all levels of government, the new Evangeline Recreation Centre opened in 2011. Located in the vibrant Acadian community of Abrams Village, the new facility is now the premier sports centre in western PEI, and includes an NHL sized ice surface and a fitness centre.

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Halifax

Halifax Oval

Constructed in advance of the 2011 Halifax Canada Winter Games, the Halifax Oval is the largest outdoor artificially refrigerated ice surface in the Maritimes. Located within one of Halifax’s urban parks and only steps away from Halifax’s bustling downtown area, the outdoor venue will provide a special Canada Games experience for all participants.

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Charlottetown

MacLauchlan Arena

The MacLauchlan Arena is located within the Bell Aliant Centre, a multi-use recreational facility on the campus of the University of Prince Edward Island. The 160,000 square foot facility is a first class hosting venue of world, national and provincial tournaments, and includes two NHL sized ice pads and a 25 metre eight lane competition pool. The facility is also connected to the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre which will host badminton and wheelchair basketball events.

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Brookvale

Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale - Alpine

Nestled in the scenic central area of PEI, the Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale features a 250 foot vertical drop alpine hill with nine trails. The longest run is approximately 2,400 feet.

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Brookvale

Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale - Nordic

Nestled in the scenic central area of PEI, the Nordic site features 24.5 kilometers of groomed recreational ski trails and a combined Nordic and Biathlon Stadium with a 26 lane biathlon range, supporting technical buildings and an accredited competition level trail network to support all common competitive distances up to 4 km in length.

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Three Rivers

Montague Curling Club

The Montague Curling Club is located in the heart of Montague, and is home to one of PEI’s top female curlers, Suzanne Birt. The curling rink includes four curling sheets.

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North Rustico

North Rustico Canada Games Centre

A legacy project for the 2023 Canada Winter Games, this state-of-the-art facility will feature an Olympic sized ice surface, a walking track, and a fitness centre. It will host both figure skating and short track speed skating events. The new venue will play a big part in delivering life-shaping Games experiences for athletes and all participants while creating a sporting legacy for the entire province.

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Stratford

Norton Diamond Soccer Complex

The Norton Diamond Soccer Complex opened in 2009 to meet the need for large scale indoor sports training and development on Prince Edward Island. The complex is a 46,500 square foot indoor multi-purpose facility, with a 210 by 170 feet artificial turf field surrounded by nylon netting.

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O'Leary

O'Leary Community Sports Centre

Located in Kraft Hockeyville’s 2017 winning community, the O’Leary Sports Centre includes an NHL size ice surface and is the proud home to all things hockey. The hockey game hosted at the O’Leary Sports Centre during the 2023 Canada Winter Games will be well attended and participants will experience top notch PEI hospitality.

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Pownal

Pownal Arena

The Pownal Sports Centre is located 15 minutes east of Charlottetown and includes two ice surfaces, changing facilities, community rooms, warm up space and skate sharpening service. The twin rink facility’s location and amenities make it the ideal practice venue for Canada Games athletes.

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Summerside

Summerside Canada Games Dome

A legacy project for PEI’s 2023 Canada Winter Games, the City of Summerside will be constructing an indoor artificial turf dome on the grounds adjacent to the Credit Union Place. The indoor facility will act as host venue for boxing, fencing and table tennis events during the Games.

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Summerside

The Silver Fox Entertainment Complex

Nestled on the scenic shores of Summerside, the Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Club is PEI’s largest permanent curling facility. The club has a long history of hosting high profile curling events such as the 1991 Canada Winter Games, 2002 Canadian Junior Curling Championship and 2013 Canadian Senior Curling Championship.

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Tignish

Tignish Credit Union Arena

Located at the western tip of the Island, the Tignish Credit Union Arena includes an NHL size ice surface, community rooms, modern lighting and ice making equipment. The arena’s opening was proudly featured on CBC’s Hockey Day in Canada and is the home venue for Tignish Minor Hockey.

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Charlottetown

Tyne Valley and Area Events Centre

After losing their rink to a devastating fire in 2019, the community of Tyne Valley rallied together to raise funds for a new facility. With the help of all levels of government, a brand new energy efficient building will replace the old Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre. The new arena includes an NHL sized ice rink, a walking track, heated viewing areas, a fitness centre, and space for community use.

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Three Rivers

Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre

Constructed in advance of the PEI 2009 Canada Games, this state-of-the-art facility is the community gathering place in Montague and is the premier sports centre in eastern PEI. The facility includes a 200’ x 90’ ice surface, a warm up area, media room, and heated skybox area.

Learn more
Learn more
Charlottetown

Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

A legacy venue of the 1991 PEI Canada Winter Games, the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre is located on the University of Prince Edward Island campus and is the premier gymnasium complex in Charlottetown. It features recently renovated fitness studios, a two-lane running track, squash courts and a gymnasium that can accommodate multiple basketball, volleyball, and badminton courts.

Learn more
Learn more
Summerside

Credit Union Place

Located in the heart of Summerside, the Credit Union Place is one of the most advanced venues in the Maritimes and has hosted many significant events. The facility includes an NHL sized arena, an adjacent ice pad, a swimming pool, squash courts, and a fitness centre. 

Learn more
Learn more
Charlottetown

Eastlink Centre

Located in PEI’s largest city, the Eastlink Centre will kick off and wrap up the 2023 Canada Winter Games with the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The facility features an NHL sized ice rink and a 42,000 square feet trade centre. The Eastlink Centre is Charlottetown’s largest arena and has previously hosted the Canada Games.

Learn more
Learn more
Abrams Village

Evangeline Recreation Centre

After a devastating fire burnt the community’s rink to the ground in 2009, Islanders rallied together to raise funds for the new rink. With the help of all levels of government, the new Evangeline Recreation Centre opened in 2011. Located in the vibrant Acadian community of Abrams Village, the new facility is now the premier sports centre in western PEI, and includes an NHL sized ice surface and a fitness centre.

Learn more
Learn more
Charlottetown

MacLauchlan Arena

The MacLauchlan Arena is located within the Bell Aliant Centre, a multi-use recreational facility on the campus of the University of Prince Edward Island. The 160,000 square foot facility is a first class hosting venue of world, national and provincial tournaments, and includes two NHL sized ice pads and a 25 metre eight lane competition pool. The facility is also connected to the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre which will host badminton and wheelchair basketball events.

Learn more
Learn more
Brookvale

Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale - Alpine

Nestled in the scenic central area of PEI, the Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale features a 250 foot vertical drop alpine hill with nine trails. The longest run is approximately 2,400 feet.

Learn more
Learn more
Brookvale

Mark Arendz Provincial Ski Park at Brookvale - Nordic

Nestled in the scenic central area of PEI, the Nordic site features 24.5 kilometers of groomed recreational ski trails and a combined Nordic and Biathlon Stadium with a 26 lane biathlon range, supporting technical buildings and an accredited competition level trail network to support all common competitive distances up to 4 km in length.

Learn more
Learn more
Three Rivers

Montague Curling Club

The Montague Curling Club is located in the heart of Montague, and is home to one of PEI’s top female curlers, Suzanne Birt. The curling rink includes four curling sheets.

Learn more
Learn more
North Rustico

North Rustico Canada Games Centre

A legacy project for the 2023 Canada Winter Games, this state-of-the-art facility will feature an Olympic sized ice surface, a walking track, and a fitness centre. It will host both figure skating and short track speed skating events. The new venue will play a big part in delivering life-shaping Games experiences for athletes and all participants while creating a sporting legacy for the entire province.

Learn more
Learn more
Stratford

Norton Diamond Soccer Complex

The Norton Diamond Soccer Complex opened in 2009 to meet the need for large scale indoor sports training and development on Prince Edward Island. The complex is a 46,500 square foot indoor multi-purpose facility, with a 210 by 170 feet artificial turf field surrounded by nylon netting.

Learn more
Learn more
O'Leary

O'Leary Community Sports Centre

Located in Kraft Hockeyville’s 2017 winning community, the O’Leary Sports Centre includes an NHL size ice surface and is the proud home to all things hockey. The hockey game hosted at the O’Leary Sports Centre during the 2023 Canada Winter Games will be well attended and participants will experience top notch PEI hospitality.

Learn more
Learn more
Pownal

Pownal Arena

The Pownal Sports Centre is located 15 minutes east of Charlottetown and includes two ice surfaces, changing facilities, community rooms, warm up space and skate sharpening service. The twin rink facility’s location and amenities make it the ideal practice venue for Canada Games athletes.

Learn more
Learn more
Summerside

Summerside Canada Games Dome

A legacy project for PEI’s 2023 Canada Winter Games, the City of Summerside will be constructing an indoor artificial turf dome on the grounds adjacent to the Credit Union Place. The indoor facility will act as host venue for boxing, fencing and table tennis events during the Games.

Learn more
Learn more
Summerside

The Silver Fox Entertainment Complex

Nestled on the scenic shores of Summerside, the Silver Fox Curling & Yacht Club is PEI’s largest permanent curling facility. The club has a long history of hosting high profile curling events such as the 1991 Canada Winter Games, 2002 Canadian Junior Curling Championship and 2013 Canadian Senior Curling Championship.

Learn more
Learn more
Tignish

Tignish Credit Union Arena

Located at the western tip of the Island, the Tignish Credit Union Arena includes an NHL size ice surface, community rooms, modern lighting and ice making equipment. The arena’s opening was proudly featured on CBC’s Hockey Day in Canada and is the home venue for Tignish Minor Hockey.

Learn more
Learn more
Charlottetown

Tyne Valley and Area Events Centre

After losing their rink to a devastating fire in 2019, the community of Tyne Valley rallied together to raise funds for a new facility. With the help of all levels of government, a brand new energy efficient building will replace the old Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre. The new arena includes an NHL sized ice rink, a walking track, heated viewing areas, a fitness centre, and space for community use.

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Fredericton Area

Crabbe Mountain

Located in the neighbouring province of New Brunswick, Crabbe Mountain is home to the largest vertical descent in the Maritimes and offers some of the best terrain in Atlantic Canada. Crabbe Mountain was first skied in the spring of 1959 when three explorers cut the first trail on the mountain, Tippy Canoe. The early trails known as Tippy Canoe, Little Brave and War Dance recognized First Nations people.

Learn more
Learn more
Halifax

Halifax Oval

Constructed in advance of the 2011 Halifax Canada Winter Games, the Halifax Oval is the largest outdoor artificially refrigerated ice surface in the Maritimes. Located within one of Halifax’s urban parks and only steps away from Halifax’s bustling downtown area, the outdoor venue will provide a special Canada Games experience for all participants.

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