Trail Memorial Centre Curling Arena


Host to the 2007 Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championships Trail’s Memorial Centre is a top tier multi-sport complex that contains an 8 sheet curling facility complete with large change rooms, lounge area and full commercial banquet kitchen facilities. The largest curling club in the West Kootenay, the Memorial Centre has a long history of hosting successful events and producing world class curlers. Portable bleachers are available for added seating inside the curling rink for a 4 sheet competition set up with up to 600 seats inside. Adjacent to the curling rink inside the complex is the 2,108 seat Cominco Arena with the ability to host 4 additional curling sheets for larger events. Known as “BC’s Best Sports town,” Trail has a vast and dedicated volunteer force available for event hosting. Over 2,000 volunteers helped to make the 2006 and 1982 BC Winter Games centered in the Memorial Centre an overwhelming success.

Hosting Portfolio: 

2007 Scotties BC Womens Curling Championships
 2006 BC Winter Games
 1991 BC Men’s Curling Championships
 1982 BC Winter Games

Fast Facts: 

8 Curling sheets
 4 additional sheet setup available in 2,108 seat Cominco Arena
 2 Rinks, Full size gymnasium and commercial banquet kitchen facilities within complex
 200 meters from deluxe hotel accommodations 
Located in the heart of Downtown Trail


Situated on the banks of the Columbia Rivers in the heart of downtown Trail the arena and sports complex are within easy walking distance of Trail’s shops and restaurants. The facility is only 200 meters away from a deluxe hotel with excellent accommodations and is 1km away from the regional hospital with over 100 medical doctors and specialists. Also located in the complex are an 8 sheet curling rink, full sized gymnasium with seats for 1,000, full banquet kitchen facilities, squash and racquetball courts.

Facility Specs: 
Year completed 1949
Seating capacity 600
Parking capacity 500
Medical room Yes
Warm up area Yes
Licensed for alcohol Yes
Official rooms 2
Food services Yes
Dressing rooms 8
Facility Specs: 
Scoreboard Manual
Sound system Yes
Owner City
Office space Yes
Weight room / fitness facility No
Equipment storage Yes
Ticket box Yes
Media room Yes
Internet capability High Speed
Hospitality room Yes
Contact Info: 
Trail Memorial Centre Contact: Robert Baker –Parks and Recreation Director
1875 Columbia Avenue P: 1-250-364-0808
Trail, BC, Canada F:1-250-368-6233
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