Toronto is getting ready for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games! Many participating venues currently under construction like the University of Toronto field and the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre in Scarborough are anticipating the Summer Olympic and Asian Games hosted by our very own city. The city budget for the games is $1.44 billion, with over $674 million used to build new venues and renovate existing ones. From the Pan Am Park Zone to the Minden Wild Water Preserve, check out some of the far-flung venues for your favourite summer sports.Read More
Mapping The Venues For The 2015 Pan Am Games
1. Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletes' Village
Located in the west Portlands, the Village is 45 minutes from most of the venues and will house the Games's 10,000 athletes, coaches and team officials.
2. Canadian Tennis Centre (Rexall Centre)
ON M3N 3A6, Canada
3. Pan Am Dome (Rogers Centre)
Opening and closing ceremonies.
4. CIBC Pan Am Park Zone (Exhibition Place)
The Park Zone comprises of:
Exhibition Centre (Basketball), Handball, Roller skating (artistic), Racquetball (Squash), Exhibition Stadium (Rugby sevens), Lakeshore Stadium (Athletics race walks), Roller skating (speed), Triathlon (finish line), the Pan Am Park Beach Volleyball Centre (Beach Volleyball), Toronto Coliseum (Gymnastics, artistic, rhythmic and trampoline), Volleyball (Indoor finals) and the Ontario Place West Channel site (Pan Am athletics marathons), Open water swimming, Road cycling, Triathlon, Water skiing, Parapan Am Athletics (marathons).
5. Pan Am/Parapan Am Fields (U of T, St. George campus)
ON M5S 1A1, Canada
Field hockey, Parapan Football 5-a-side and Football 7-a-side.
6. Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC)
7. Ryerson Athletic Centre (Maple Leaf Gardens)
ON M5B, Canada
Indoor Volleyball preliminaries, Parapan Wheelchair Basketball.
8. Varsity Stadium
ON M5S 1W2, Canada
Stadium used for archery and other games.
9. Nathan Phillips Square
ON M5H 2N1, Canada
10. Pan Am and Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House (U of T Scarborough)
Construction on track, scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014.
11. CIBC Pan Am and Parapan Am Athletics Stadium (York University)
Athletics, opening ceremonies. Construction started in 2012 and is expected to be complete by July 2014.
12. Markham Pan Am/Parapan Am Centre
Under construction, scheduled for completion July 2014.
13. Angus Glen Golf Club
Canada L6C 1N9, Canada
Angus Glen will host the Pan Am Games golf tournament, featuring both professional and amateur players.
14. Abilities Centre
Parapan Am Judo and Boccia.
15. Oshawa Sports Centre (General Motors Centre)
The Boxing and Weightlifting events will be held here.
16. Ajax Pan Am Ballpark
Baseball, softball.The park will have a total of six baseball/softball diamonds; two will be for competition, and four will be for training/warmup.
17. Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park
ON L7E 0M1, Canada
Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing and Jumping).
18. Caledon Pan Am Cross Country Centre
Will O'Wind Farm, in Mono, will be the site of the cross-country portion of the Equestrian competition.
19. Hardwood Ski & Bike
20. Minden Wild Water Preserve
Minden Hills, ON
Canoe and kayak slalom events.
21. Centennial Park Pan Am BMX Centre
BMX. There will be mud.
22. CIBC Hamilton Pan Am Soccer Stadium
Football. This venue is being built on part of the site of the former Ivor Wynne Stadium.
23. Mississauga Sports Centre (Hershey Centre)
Pan Am judo, karate, taekwondo, wrestling: Parapan Am goal ball, powerlifting, wheelchair rugby.
24. Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome
Pan Am and Parapan Am track cycling.
25. Pan Am Bowling Centre (Planet Bowl)
26. Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course
ON L2N 4S1, Canada
The Pan Am rowing events will be held at the home of Canada's historic Henley Regatta.
27. Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre
This is where the canoe and kayak sprint events will be held.