Road Closures & Facility Impacts

There are events happening across the community. This page will help you be informed of how the BC Summer Games may impact your day-to-day routines. We appreciate your patience and understanding as our community hosts this provincial event. The most up-to-date schedule and venue information can be found on the BC Summer Games website at www.bcsummergames.ca

Be Ready for the BC Summer Games

Explore our parks and trails, visit Hammond Outdoor Pool or take a class at Albion Community Centre

Facility Impacts

Please note the following closures or impacts to the public at the following facilities: 

Facility 
Activities and Impacts 

Maple Ridge Leisure Centre  

Aquatics Area 

CLOSED to public Tuesday July 16 to Sunday July 21 

OPEN for spectator viewing of swimming competitions. 

Gym & Fitness Centre 

CLOSED to public Wednesday July 17 to Sunday July 21 

OPEN for viewing of the 3x3 Basketball competition 

All pass holders will have their passes extended. Alternative programming is available at Albion Community Centre
Greg Moore Youth Centre  

CLOSED to public Wednesday, July 17 to Sunday July 21

  • Venue for Athletic event 
  • Parking restrictions and high bus traffic.
  •  Please do not park in Haney Place Mall as that is private parking and vehicles may be towed.  
Whonnock Lake Park  

CLOSED to public Wednesday July 17 to Sunday July 21 

  • Road closures July 18 to 21 for Triathlon and Cycling events  
  •  Parking restrictions in place 
  • Daycare access available for pick up and drop off  
Telosky Stadium  CLOSED to public Tuesday, July 16 to Sunday July 21                                  
Hammond Stadium  

CLOSED to public Thursday, July 18 to Sunday July 22 

  • Venue for Baseball competitions 
  • Traffic and parking restrictions 
  • Daycare access available for pick up and drop off  
Hammond Pool 

CLOSED to public Friday July 19 to Sunday July 21 

  • Venue for Canoe/Kayak competitions 
  • Traffic and parking restrictions 
  • Impacts to Aquafit classes.
Albion Fairgrounds and Sports Complex 

CLOSED to public from Monday, July 15 to Sunday July 21 

  • Venue for Box Lacrosse, Beach Volleyball, Softball competitions and Opening Ceremonies 
  • Parking restrictions in place. Alternate parking available in gravel field 
Planet Ice & Golden Ears Winter Club  

Cam Neely Arena CLOSED Tuesday July 16 to Sunday July 21 

Golden Ears Winter Club CLOSED Tuesday July 16 to Monday July 22 

  • Planet Ice Rink Number Two and Breakaway Pub OPEN
  • Daycare access available for pick up and drop off. Parking restrictions will be in place 
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School and Field Impacts

Facility 
Activities and Impacts 
Maple Ridge Secondary School 

Venue for Athletics and Wrestling competitions and participant food services.  Bus traffic and parking will be limited  

There will be some general noise from a generator being used to power the site to support the athletes in accommodations from approximately 7am to 10pm July 18-July 20 and between 7am-12pm on July 21.  

Karina LeBlanc Field & Merkley Park 

Venue for Athletics and Soccer competitions  Parking will be limited 

Samuel Robertson Secondary 

Venue for the Basketball and Soccer competitions. Bus traffic and parking restrictions   

Westview Secondary 

Venue for the Basketball and Ultimate competitions.  Bus traffic and parking restrictions   

Thomas Haney Secondary and Golden Ears Field 

Venue for the Rugby, Soccer, Volleyball and Field Lacrosse.  Bus traffic and parking restrictions 

Maple Ridge Equi Sports Centre 

Location of Equestrian events. Participants will be bringing their horses to the site July 15 and 17.  Parking restrictions. 

Parking & Traffic Impacts

There will be traffic and parking impacts throughout the Games.  Athletes will be moved to and from their competitions and special events on a fleet of 60 buses that will operate in the community from July 17 to 21. There will be designated loading and unloading zones at all venues that will be required to be kept clear. There will be designated parking at venues for sports officials, media, and Games guests. 

Use Alternative Ways to Travel 

If you are planning to attend a competition or event, please consider walking, cycling or carpooling. Parking is limited at a number of sites. Please follow the directions of traffic control personnel. The Ridge Meadows RCMP and City Bylaws staff will be doing enhanced patrols during the Games to support the volunteers managing traffic at the venues. 

The City will pause construction work. The BC Government road widening project on the Lougheed Highway will continue from 287 St to 272 Street. Please follow all construction zone regulations and plan ahead.

Check out the BC Summer Games webpage at Spectators - BC Games to plan your visit.

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Out of Town Venues

Here is some information on the venue locations outside the City of Maple Ridge.

Business Impacts

The City of Maple Ridge, in partnership with the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Area and Chamber of Commerce welcome the participants and their family to the community.  With 3000 participants and an expected 10,000 spectators embarking on our City, local food establishments should expect high volumes during the Games weekend. Keep an eye out for folks wearing Games lanyards and we encourage you to welcome them to the community.