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Past, present and future

The Oval

About Us

The Richmond Olympic Oval is an indoor multi-sport and fitness facility that inclusively caters to community members and visitors at any fitness level. Originally built as the host venue for long track skating events during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, today it is a beacon in the city of Richmond that attracts, welcomes and inspires people from all over the world.

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For all the ways you move

Members and guests of the Oval can enjoy the fitness centre, enhanced fitness classes, climbing wall, basketball courts and two Olympic size ice rinks—all under one roof. Child minding services, YYoga studio, seasonal camps and programs ensure that your entire family is well taken care of during every visit. Our facility allows you to exercise on your own terms by offering a variety of movement options. The fitness mezzanine features all of the workout equipment you need to achieve your goals. Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey, need a refresher or want a specialized training program, our expert personal trainers are available to help. We also offer a variety of group fitness classes in our specialized OVALfit studios including cycling, yoga and more.

Enhancing performance in life through sport is the goal of Oval High Performance. To achieve this, we assembled a team of sport professionals, sport scientists, medical practitioners and coaches with a variety of technical skills to uplift athletes and help them reach their highest potential. This team of experts facilitates seasonal and strength and conditioning programs to create an integrated and holistic approach to athlete development. The Oval is your one-stop-shop for health and wellness.

Shop for new workout gear, browse fitness equipment and pick up a pre or post workout snack at The Oval Sport Store, which features local and environmentally conscious brands.

No matter what your goals are, our team of experts is here to help you achieve them.

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Inspiration

Richmond Olympic Experience

Not looking to workout? No problem. Drop in and completely immerse yourself in an inspiring and educational Olympic Experience. Play interactive games, dive into memorabilia from iconic Olympic moments, become an Olympic athlete in our sport simulators, watch a captivating film in our Richmond Olympic Experience Theatre and learn more about the power of sport. We can’t wait to meet you and help you experience all of the benefits the Richmond Olympic Oval has to offer.

Richmond Olympic Experience

Award Winning

The Richmond Olympic Oval is a shining example of putting a purpose-built Olympic Games Venue to use post-Games. With its stunning design, sustainable systems and world-class equipment, the Oval was been awarded honours in a variety of categories that span from architecture to accessibility and everything in between.

Award Winning

  • 2019

    Rick Hansen Foundation

    Circle of Excellence Award for Best Practices Towards Universal Access

  • 2016

    Where Magazine

    – Best New Attraction in Canada Award: The Olympic Experience at the Richmond Olympic Oval

  • 2015

    International Olympic Committee, International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

    IPC/IAKS All Time Award

Latest Reports

  • 2019

    Annual Report

  • 2018

    Annual Report

  • 2017

    Annual Report

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