Richmond Olympic Oval
Visit the Richmond Olympic Oval to watch a sporting event, join a fitness class, ice skate, rock climb, or enjoy one of the events hosted at the center. Sports fans can also learn more about the Olympic games by checking out the Richmond Olympic Experience (ROX) museum: The interactive exhibits offer Olympic sports simulations that allow you to experience firsthand what it would be like to compete in Olympic events such as ski jumping and white-water kayaking.
Things to Know Before You Go
The center is a must-visit attraction for Olympic Games enthusiasts and fitness lovers.
The Oval is wheelchair accessible and has adaptive equipment for disabled participants.
There is an onsite cafe and Wi-Fi.
The center offers memberships and drop-in day passes.
How to Get There
The Oval is conveniently located just a 10-minute drive from Vancouver International Airport and can be reached by car or public transportation from central Vancouver. To reach the center by bus, take the 414 route on the Canada Line from the Brighouse station. If you drive yourself, paid parking is available onsite.
When to Get There
The facilities are open daily from 6am to 10pm, with hours varying for different areas of the indoor park. Check the Oval’s schedule for various sporting events and performances throughout the year.
Attractions Near the Oval
While the Richmond Olympic Oval has more than enough action to keep you occupied all day, there’s also plenty more to see in the area. You can explore the top attractions in the Vancouver area on a hop-on-hop-off bus tour or take a city tour that includes a trip to the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge. Alternatively, join a guided whale-watching tour off the coast of Vancouver.