Willie Krause Fieldhouse

The Willi Krause Fieldhouse is an indoor facility with a specialized rubber floor ideal for sport activities such as: track and field, badminton, basketball, volleyball and floor hockey.A 200 meter track lines this large indoor facility creating an ideal winter track and field training and competition center which also features a pole vault and long jump pitch facility.The Fieldhouse is a flexible facility that has the ability to be split in two sections by a center wall. The center wall splits the facility into two regulation sized basketball courts. The gymnasium floor is also fully lined for badminton, volleyball, basketball and tennis.The newly constructed J.L. Crowe High School, opening in 2009, is attached to the Fieldhouse and adds an additional two dressing rooms and provides meeting rooms and food services

Hosting Portfolio: 

1996 - BC Summer Games
1982 - BC Winter Games various events
Annual - Regional indoor track meets

Fast Facts: 

Specialized rubber flooring
Fully lined for basketball, tennis, badminton and volleyball
200 metre indoor running track


Located adjacent to J.L. Crowe Secondary School which is curently under re-construction, the new school will ultimatley be connected to the indoor sports facility. Up a short hill from the downtown area, the fieldhouse is approxiamatley a ten minute walk into downtown Trail and within one block of the regional hospital.


The area boasts a moderate climate with warm summers and mild winters.
Summer temperatures average in the high 20's Celsius. Winter Temperatures average around freezing, 0 C or just below. Trail receives on average 1 meter or 3 feet of snow from November through April.

Facility Specs: 
Year completed 1980
Seating capacity 500
Parking capacity 200
Medical room Yes
Warm up area Yes
Licensed for alcohol Yes
Official rooms 2
Food services Yes
Dressing rooms 4
Scoreboard Electronic
Sound system Yes
Owner City
Office space Yes
Weight room / fitness facility Yes
Equipment storage Yes
Ticket box No
Media room Yes
Internet capability High speed
Hospitality room Yes
Contact Info: 

Trisha Davison -Parks and Recreation Director

1875 Columbia Avenue
Trail, BC, Canada
V1R 4T8 

P: 1-250-364-0852

F: 1-250-368-6233

E: tdavison@trail.ca