Transportation, transit and Eastlink Centre impacts July 6 & 7 for triathlon

Transportation, transit and Eastlink Centre impacts July 6 & 7 for triathlon

Various roads, transit routes and the Eastlink Centre facility are impacted on July 6 and 7 for the Eastlink Centre Triathlon. 

Facility Impacts

The Eastlink Centre is the hub of activity for all things triathlon!

The West Fraser Fieldhouse is closed starting at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 for the carb-load dinner. 

The following amenities at the Eastlink Centre are unavailable to the public on Sunday, July 7 as follows:

  • Aquatics area from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • West Fraser Fieldhouse from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The dive tank remains unavailable during public swim on Sunday, July 7. Everyone is encouraged to stop by and cheer for their favourite triathlete during the event.

The fitness centre, concourse, track, squash and racquetball courts and Design Works Centre remain available during the event.

Transportation Impacts

Motorists should expect delays due to the following road closures:

  • North Knowledge Way beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 6.
  • East Knowledge Way and the Design Works Centre parking lot beginning at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 7.
  • 68 Avenue closed in both directions from west Knowledge Way to Poplar Drive at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 7.
  • 100 Street from 67 Avenue to 72 Avenue at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 7.
  • Kateri Drive at 68 Avenue at 5 a.m. on Sunday, July 7.

Impacted roads are available for local traffic only during the closure. All roads are expected to re-open for public use at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 7.

Transit Impacts

Transit Routes 1, 2 and 5 are re-routing to accommodate the Eastlink Centre Triathlon. The following bus stops are closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 7:

  • Route 1: Stops 118, 120, 124 and 2000.
  • Route 2: Stops 224, 226, 228, 230, 234, 236, 238 and 2000.
  • Route 5: Stops 528, 530, 532, 534, 536, 540 and 2000.

Residents are thanked for their patience and understanding while City staff work to provide a safe and fun triathlon.

Learn about the Eastlink Centre Triathlon at cityofgp.com/triathlon.