The signature venue of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, the Richmond Olympic Oval, has been transformed into a multipurpose international centre for sports competitions, recreation, health, wellness, and entertainment. Ten years after the Winter Games, it is one of the eight facilities to be visited during the 2020 IAKS Study Trip. A unique opportunity to visit eight innovative sports and leisure facilities in Greater Vancouver, BC, Canada over two days from 26 to 27 May 2020.
The travel package costs 265 euros for IAKS members (315 euros for non-members) and includes:
A two-day tour by coach
Lunches on both days at identified venues on the tour
Evening dinner on May 26th at Piva Modern Italian Restaurant at Anvil Centre
The architects and/or operators of these facilities will be on site for the guided tour:
Edmonds Community Center (multi-generational and multi-service recreation centre), Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre (world-class aquatic centre for competition and recreation with inclusive and universal access), Clayton Community Centre (futuristic community centre, combining recreation, library, arts and parks), Westminster Pier Park (downtown waterfront park and public space), Hillcrest Centre (rejuvenation of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Curling Venue), Delbrook Community Recreation Centre (healthy space with views to nature: pools, racquet sport courts, fitness centre), University of British Columbia Aquatic Centre (serving athletic training, competition, and neighbourhood leisure needs) as well as the Richmond Olympic Oval (signature venue of the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games turned into multipurpose international centre for sports competitions, recreation, health, wellness, and entertainment).