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Canada Games Complex

Sports Central

img_cgc_1 The Canada Games Complex is a year round facility for aquatics, fitness and recreation activities for Thunder Bay, and the surrounding area. Home of Thunder Bay Diving Club and Thunderbolts Swim Club, the Complex was built to host the swimming, diving and water polo events of the 1981 Canada Summer Games.

Sport Technical Information


  • Diving tower with 3 platforms: 5 metre, 7.5 metre and 10 metre
  • Two 3 metre and two 1 metre springboards

Jogging Track:

  • 280 metre jogging track


  • 50m pool for competition plus a 25m warm-up pool
  • The water depth ranges from very shallow at .83 metres to very deep at 4.94 metres


  • 4 international sized squash courts

Weight Room:

  • 2400 sq. ft. weight room and three multi training areas

Change Rooms:

  • 2 men's change rooms
  • 2 women's change rooms
  • Saunas
  • Whirlpools

Audience Information:

  • Permanent Bleachers can accommodate 2,000 with temporary seating
  • Full service restaurant
  • Pro Shop
  • Fully accessible facility

Major Events and Championships hosted:

  • 1981 Canada Summer Games
  • Provincial and National Dive and Swim meets

Owned by the City of Thunder Bay

420 Winnipeg Ave
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6B7
Distance from Airport: 9 km / 12 minutes

Contact Info:
Donna Sippala
Tel: (807) 684-3321