2019 Canada Winter Games

Budget 2016 - Games

  • In September 2014, Red Deer was announced as the host city for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
  • The Canada Games is one of the largest multi-sport events in the world and creates lasting legacies in the community including physical, economic, social and cultural benefits that impact participants, volunteers, spectators and the community.
  • Hosting the 2019 Canada Winter Games requires construction of new facilities, and several facility upgrades and enhancements in Red Deer which will contribute to our community amenities.
  • Construction, upgrades and enhancements funded by the capital budget will allow for:
  • Biathlon and cross country skiing to be hosted at River Bend Golf and Recreation Area.
  • Freestyle ski and snowboarding to be hosted at Canyon Ski Resort.
  • Long track speed skating to be hosted at Great Chief Park.
  • Short track speed skating and squash to be hosted at RDC’s Gary W. Harris Centre for Health, Wellness & Sport.
  • Cultural events and community activities to be hosted at a Games Plaza