Alumni Canada Games Place

UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place, was the venue for track-and-field competitions for the 2009 Games as well as the closing ceremonies. It features a synthetic, 400-metre, eight-lane oval track; a water jump for steeplechase; a facility for long and triple jump, pole vault, discus and hammer throw, javelin throw and shot put; storage, washrooms, and spectator seating and viewing.

The facility is situated on land provided by UPEI, and, through its name, it recognizes the university's alumni for their significant financial support of this athletics venue. All full time UPEI Students, Sport Centre Members and UPEI Walking Club members will have track access Monday to Friday 6:30 am to dusk. To get a membership visit the Sports Centre Front Desk.

UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place - Fast Facts

Facility

  • Class 2 eight-lane running track (certification pending)
  • rugby field
  • hammer throw area
  • discus circles
  • steeple chase pit
  • D square for high jump
  • triple jump pits
  • javelin toss lanes

Seating

  • 1,335
  • VIP seating in building: 100 (washrooms and service outlets)

Equipment

  • timing and announcing equipment at announcer building on the start/finish line
  • storage building

Other features

  • practice areas, including hammer throw cage and discus circles, as well as warm areas
  • green space, walking paths, and areas for event tents
  • fully accessible (including handicapped parking)
  • turf field soccer complex next door (including washrooms, change rooms, and concession stand)
  • wireless Internet
Stephanie Knickle
Manager, Campus and Community Recreation
Department: 
Athletics & Recreation
Phone: 
(902) 566-0305
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