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BOOKLET IMAGES COURTESY OF: RED DEER REBELS (COVER); CITY OF RED DEER; CANADA GAMES COUNCIL LEGACY PROJECTS • Construction of the $88-million Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre/Centre des Jeux du Canada Gary W. Harris on the Red Deer College campus to host short track speed skating, squash and other competitions. • A new $21.6-million Red Deer arena, opening in 2018, featuring large dressing rooms, an indoor walking track and direct connections to the Pidherney Curling Centre. • Upgrades to Great Chief Park including a new 400m speed skating oval and a synthetic sports field. • Improvements to Canyon Ski Resort in preparation for snowboarding and freestyle skiing events. • The development of the Canada Games Celebration Plaza as a community gathering space. • Trail upgrades at River Bend Golf and Recreation Area, including construction of a stadium area and enhancements to the biathlon range. Red Deer is gearing up to host more than 25,000 athletes, coaches, media and visitors, making the 2019 Canada Winter Games the largest multi-sport and cultural event in Alberta since the Calgary Winter Olympics. 2019 CANADA WINTER GAMES FEBRUARY 15-MARCH 3, 2019 20,000 VISITORS 2019 CANADA WINTER GAMES 500 TECHNICAL OFFICIALS 5,000 VOLUNTEERS 3,600 ATHLETES, COACHES AND MANAGERS 400 MEDIA 19 SPORTS 14 SPORT VENUES Great Chief Park speed skating oval and sports field 2 Hotels Red Deer | hotelsreddeer.ca 123km OUTDOOR TRAIL SYSTEM PLUS 37 RESTAURANTS, MORE THAN 350,000 SQUARE FEET OF PREMIER EVENT AND MEETING SPACE FOR GROUPS OF 10 TO 10,000 PEOPLE. 1 400M OUTDOOR RUNNING TRACK 100+ SPORT PLAYING FIELDS 75 OUTDOOR COMMUNITY ICE RINKS 50 TENNIS COURTS (INCLUDING 12 COMPETITIVE COURTS) 30km CROSS-COUNTRY COMPETITIVE SKI TRAILS 16 CURLING SHEETS 9 PICKLEBALL COURTS 6 INDOOR ICE RINKS 1 OUTDOOR SPEED SKATING OVAL " The number one factor when you bid to host these types of events is demonstrating the level of commitment in your community. Red Deer was so excited about the Games that 10,000 people came out, all dressed in red, to welcome the site- selection committee, which had rarely seen that kind of engagement from a community. " —SCOTT ROBINSON, CEO, 2019 CANADA WINTER GAMES RED DEER 4 CITY GOLF COURSES Download a list of Red Deer sports venues. Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre/Centre des Jeux du Canada Gary W. Harris RED DEER BY THE NUMBERS

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