Fort McMurray Sport Tourism

A network of venues, equipped for any event.

Syncrude Aquatic Centre

Mac Donald Island Park Aquatic

Mac Donald Island Park Aquatic

Mac Donald Island Park Aquatic

Mac Donald Island Park Aquatic

Mac Donald Island Park Aquatic

The Syncrude Aquatic Centre is a key amenity at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre. The Syncrude Aquatic Centre is fully-equipped to host competitive swimming events, synchronized swimming, and water polo. It also includes many features and attractions for recreational swimmers. To learn more about the Suncor Community Leisure Centre’s other venues, read about the [gym facilities],[ice facilities], and [other].


This facility includes a 50m Olympic size swimming pool, a warm-up pool, and a recreational area for non-competitive swimmers. As a premier venue for competitive swimming events, specialized equipment such as start podiums, an omega touch pad system, and a false start system are available for competitions. As a part of the larger Suncor Community Leisure Centre, the Syncrude Aquatic Centre is wheelchair accessible and accommodates spectators with plenty of seating and available concessions and washrooms.


Olympic Pool:

  • 25 x 50m

  • 10 lanes

  • Depth ranging from 1.4m to 4.2m

  • Moveable walls to partition pool into 3 sections

  • Sound system and scoreboard

  • 325 spectator seats

  • 2.8m wide corridor at the back of the seating area

  • 2 spectator patios: 2.3 x 9m and 2.5 x 3m


Warm-Up Pool:

  • 10 x 25m

  • 3 lanes


Recreational Area:

  • Warm water leisure pool

  • Adult whirlpool

  • Family whirlpool

  • Family water park

  • Water slides

  • Spray park

  • Lazy river


Suncor Community Leisure Centre

  • 3 floors

  • Fully wheelchair accessible with 2 elevators

  • 450 000 square feet

  • 4 permanent conference rooms

  • Male and female change rooms on both floors

  • Separate entrances for competitors and spectators

  • Concession, cafe, and entrance hall for spectators

  • Additional attractions include a fitness centre, indoor running track, ice arenas, curling rink, squash and racquetball courts, indoor climbing wall, dance academy rooms, public library, and child mind

  • Outdoor parking lot with lighting

  • Drop-off/pick-up zone

  • Public transit access


Previous Events:

  • 2015 Western Canada Summer Games

  • Home of two local competitive swim clubs

  • Speedo Alberta Provincial Swim Championships

  • Host of multiple swim meets and competitions

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