Alternative Uses for Indoor Centres
Seniors lawn bowling in Richmond Hill
Photo courtesy of Dan Buttineau, Manager of Richmond Green
When indoor centres come into operation they become a focal point of community life. Many kinds of activities take place in Canadian centres. For convenience we can distinguish three kinds of alternative uses:

These are in a table, below.
[There is also a list of the Whitehorse Special Events which would benefit from a large indoor space.]

This list is far from complete and we request your help. Any additions or corrections you may have would be very welcome. Please email Doug and he will put the details in this table.

Regular Winter Season Uses  
Arena Football (professional leagues)
Baseball/Softball/Fastball Calgary, Windsor
Field Hockey Calgary, Langley, Kingston, Coliseum (Ottawa)
Fitness Training Saskatoon
Flag Football Gateway (Winnipeg), Coliseum (Ottawa), Windsor
Futsal Windsor, Kingston
Golf Instruction Saskatoon, Coliseum (Ottawa)
Lacrosse Langley, Coliseum (Ottawa), (professional leagues)
Latchkey Kids Windsor
Lawn Bowling (Seniors)/Bocce Ball Calgary, Saskatoon, Windsor
Mini-Golf (Seniors) Windsor
Roller Skating Prince George
Rugby Calgary, Kingston, Coliseum (Ottawa), Windsor
School Phys-Ed Red Deer, Lethbridge
Special Olympics Windsor
Track and Field Coliseum (Ottawa), Windsor, Burnaby
Touch Football Kingston, Windsor, Burnaby
Ultimate Frisbee Coliseum (Ottawa), Saskatoon
Volleyball Saskatoon, Wlindsor
Walking Club (Seniors) Calgary, Saskatoon
Winter Art in the Park Windsor
Golf Driving Range  
Regular Off-Season (Summer) Uses  
Ball Hockey Edmonton, Saskatoon, Kingston
Baseball Spring Training Lethbridge, Saskatoon, Kingston, Burnaby
Day Camp/Sports Camp Windsor
Gymnastics Saskatoon
Indoor Soccer Gateway (Winnipeg)
Inline or Roller Hockey Edmonton, Lethbridge, Ancaster ON, Saskatoon, Kingston, Windsor
Lacrosse Edmonton, Saskatoon, Burnaby
Special Events  
Archery Tournament Medicine Hat
Banquets/Breakfasts Calgary, Saskatoon, Windsor
Birthday Parties Langley, Prince George, Windsor
Classic Indoor Games Windsor
Coaching Clinics Windsor
Dog and Cat Shows Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Saskatoon
Eight Ball/Pool Tournament Calgary
Equestrian Activities Medicine Hat
Folkfest Pavilions Saskatoon
Graduation Ceremonies/Proms Windsor
Mormon New Year's Eve Party Lethbridge
Muslim Prayer Service Calgary
Polka Fest Medicine Hat, Saskatoon
Seminars/Conventions Calgary
Senior Games Windsor
Trade Shows Calgary, Grande Prairie (Crystal Palace), Saskatoon, Windsor
Weddings Saskatooon, Prince George, Windsor
World Police/Fire Games Calgary
Special Events for Whitehorse  
Cadet Parade Training  
Canada Games Ceremonies  
Canada Games Events  
Fall Fair  
Farmers Market  
Frostbite Music Festival  
Fulda Dinner  
Graduation Ceremonies/Proms  
Remembrance Day Ceremony  
Special Olympics  
Spruce Bog (craft sale)  
Story Telling Festival (rain location)  

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First posted 29 June 2001
Last updated 20 November 2001