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Pacific Coliseum

Location

Situated towards the north-east of the city amidst Hastings Park and just 15mins from the Vancouver Olympic Centre. Hosts an massive annual fair and a horse track. Diversely served by public transport.

Description

Built in 1968, the Pacific Coliseum is the centrepiece of Hastings Park. Also used for boxing, basketball and concerts, it is one of the principle covered stadiums in the city.

Capacity

14,239

Completion date

Autumn 2007

Sports

Figure skating, short-track

Competition dates

Figure skating - Feb. 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25 and 27; Short-track - Feb. 13, 17, 20, 24 and 26

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