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Fort William Gardens

Sports Central

www.thunderbay.ca/fwgardens

The Fort William Gardens is a complete multi-purpose facility with the capability to host a variety of events such as hockey, figure skating, short track speed skating and other sporting events. The building was completely renovated in 1994 and 1995. The Gardens is home to the Lakehead University Thunder Wolves Hockey Team.

Sport Technical Information:

  • Press Box and designated photographers area
  • Hospitality Room, VIP area, Media room, Doping control room
  • 600 A electrical
  • Concerts 4200
  • Ice events 3630
  • Basketball 4200
  • Boxing 4200
  • The venue has a 25' ceiling, and a 16,100 sq ft traprock floor
  • Rink Size 190' x 85'
  • There is a 40 'by 60' max portable stage

Audience Information:

  • 4690-capacity (3371-seated)
  • Concession

Major Events and Championships hosted:

  • 2001 OFSAA High School Wrestling Championship
  • Men's National Curling Championships in 1960
  • Women's Canadian Junior Curling Championships in 1976
  • Scott Tournament of Hearts in 1996
  • 1967 Memorial Cup Series

Location:
901 Miles Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 1J9
Distance from Airport: 4 km / 8 minutes

Contact Info:
Barry McGuire
Tel: (807) 625-3062
Email: bmcguire@thunderbay.ca