Facility Updates

Syncrude Aquatic Centre

February 5 - Closed at 5:00 pm for staff training

February 11 - No lane swimming from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm due to swim meet

Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games

We are excited to welcome the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games to MacDonald Island Park!

As a host venue for many of the sports, events and activities, including the opening and closing ceremonies, there are several changes to operating hours and amenity availability at the Island. The parking lot at MacDonald Island Park will also serve as the transportation hub for Games participants.

If you are visiting MacDonald island Park from January 26 – February 6, please note the following:

Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games Torch Relay
  • January 28 – Inbound/outbound traffic at MacDonald Island Park reduced to single lane from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Arenas & Ice Surfaces

Canadian Natural Arena 1 and 2

  • Closed January 28 – February 3

Leisure Pond

  • Closed January 28 –  Noon on February 3 (reopening at noon on February 3)

Curling Rink

  • Closed January 28 – February 4
Indoor Fields

CNOOC Field House 1 and 2

  • Closed January 26 – February 6

SMS Equipment Turf Field House

  • Closed January 25 – February 7
Badminton Centre
  • Closed January 26 – February 6
High Performance Training Centre

Closed:

  • January 31 – Noon - 5:00 pm
  • February 1 – 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • February 2 – 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • February 3 – 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Outdoor Fields

SMS Equipment Stadium

  • Closed January 25 – February 6

Legacy Dodge Field

  • Closed January 25 – February 6
Outdoor Rink at SMS Equipment Stadium
  • Closed January 29 – February 8
All Winter Activities
  • Closed January 30 and January 31 at 6:00 pm
  • Closed February 4 at 3:00 pm
Syncrude Aquatic Centre, Legacy Dodge Fitness Centre, Kids Clubouse, Indoor Playground, Squash and Racquetball Courts, and Running Track
  • No change to operating hours

Be Part of the Excitement as we welcome the 2023 Arctic Winter Games!

Click here for information on the Wood Buffalo 2023 Arctic Winter Games, including the sport and event schedule.