Western Fair District To Close Sports Centre & Grandstand
Consistent with the directives and recommendations coming from partner organizations, the Western Fair District will be closing both its Sports Centre and Grandstand (including the Top Of The Fair dining room and simulcast facilities) to the general public until further notice, effective as of the end of business operation tonight, Sunday, March 15th.
Live racing will continue as scheduled but only essential staff, licensed participants and regulators will be permitted on the premises during racing.
April 3rd - COVID-19 Update: Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the Sports Centre will remain closed, through Sunday, May 3rd at the earliest.
April 15th - COVID-19 Update: The Sports Centre will remain closed until at least May 12th.
April 30th - COVID-19 Update: The Sports Centre will remain closed until at least June 1st.
The Sports Centre at Western Fair District is continually monitoring the situation updates on COVID-19 being provided by the three relevant levels of public health in Canada – the local health unit (Middlesex London Health Unit), Ontario Health, and the Public Health Agency of Canada. We will continue to provide updates as they become available.
The Sports Centre is known as the top tournament facility in southwestern Ontario.
The Sports Centre at Western Fair District is a 160,000 square foot multi-use facility known as a leader amongst the many ice facilities available in London and Ontario. From local leagues to international tournaments, the Sports Centre has all the amenities and experienced staff to host your next sports event.
NHL Ice Surfaces – 85′ x 200′ Seating for 150 in each NHL Rink
Olympic Ice Surface – 100′ x 200′ Seating for 1500
Food and Beverage Service
23 Dressing rooms; each with a washroom and showers
Office and Meeting Rooms / Banquet Rooms
Pro Shop/Retail Store/Skate Sharpening Operated by Pete’s Sports
Two ice pads are designed to accommodate Sledge Hockey Players
Dining options: Deke’s Bar & Grill and concession foods also available