Setters Place at Great Chief Park

Located at 4707 Fountain Drive, Setters Place at Great Chief Park offers year round sporting options. When it's warm, find a regulation sized football / soccer field. During the colder months, cruise around the natural surface speed skating oval.
Setter's Place at Great Chief Park - Summer/Winter Split

Setters Place at Great Chief Park features:

  • a synthetic regulation sized sports field lined for football and soccer;
  • a three storey pavilion building with team change rooms and media/timekeeper area;
  • 400m outdoor natural ice speed skating oval constructed on top of the artificial turf. 

Drop in Skating

Speed Skating Oval Public Skating Hours:

Mon, Wed & Fri – 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Tue, Thu & Fri – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun – 1 – 3 p.m.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day

Hockey sticks and pucks are not allowed on the speed skating oval. Visit our Facility Admission Fees & Pass Prices page for admission information.

Booking Opportunities

Setters Place at Great Chief Park can be booked year-round. We have the following amenities:

Synthetic sports field:

  • Outdoor synthetic sports field – regulation sized for soccer and football
  • Open Spring to Fall

Outdoor natural ice speed skating oval:

  • 400m outdoor speed skating oval
  • Open December – March (weather dependent)

Pavilion building:

  • Barrier free access
  • Canteen
  • Media/timekeeper area
  • Gathering space
  • Ideal for meetings, conferences and training or Special Events
  • approximately 90 seat capacity
Photo of Setters Place - Canteen Photo of Setters Place - media and timekeeper area Photo of Setters Place gathering space
Canteen Media/timekeeper area Gathering space

How to make a booking

Our booking specialist will ask you for details of your planned event, discuss booking opportunities and amenities and walk you through the booking process. We will need sufficient notice to consider any booking requests, especially depending on the size and nature of your event.

Who to call

All facility inquiries can be directed to facilitybookings@reddeer.ca or you can reach us at:

  • 403-309-8421 for Sports Fields, Setters Place Meeting Rooms and Setters Place Synthetic Sports Field
  • 403-309-8426 for Setters Place Ice Oval 

Ideas for booking opportunities

  • party bookings
  • team wind-ups
  • office or school party
  • corporate meeting or conference

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