See all the things that you can do at Calgary Rotary Challenger Park!
Many areas can be booked for tournaments, events and gatherings. For booking rates, please visit the “Supporting the Park” page.
The Picnic Area is a great place to hold an organization picnic, team wrap up or a barbeque for friends. This area has a large grass space and picnic tables as well as a firepit and two barbeques. It is located at the West end of the Park.
There are picnic tables for public usage throughout the park. Some are located next to the ball diamonds, the playground and in various areas all around the Park. These tables are located just outside the tennis courts.
Barrier Free Playground
Our Playground is designed to be completely barrier free and accessible. A child with mobility issues or confined to a wheelchair can enjoy activities in the playground. It provides safe fun to all users.
The Large Plaza is great for large events and activities. There is also a plaza area with picnic tables just outside the West end of the Jim & Pearl Burns Centre. Should you require a tent for your booking, please use tents with weights, no stakes allowed (tent is booked separately from park).
Throughout the Park, there are many benches for resting and enjoying the atmosphere of the Park.
We have two tennis courts available for booking. Have a fun neighborhood tournament or play for pure leisure. We also allow drop in usage when there is no booking. Check our “Supporting the Park” page for our affordable rates. Please call ahead to ensure availability.
We have an outdoor basketball court with adjustable height baskets. This makes the court accessible to those in wheelchairs and to young children. The height adjustment is locked, but may be adjusted if you have made a booking. The court is available by booking only
Please see the “Supporting the Park” page for our affordable rates.
One highly utilized area of the Park are our ball diamonds. We have two diamonds that can be booked for a variety of ball games. Our East Diamond can be booked for a game of Cricket. Both diamonds are accessible with ramps on every seating level and leading down to the field. Even our seating is accessible. There are regular seats and benches with plenty of spaces for wheelchairs. These are available for booking during the day or evening. We also have change rooms available for booking during your game. Many teams and groups book with us year after year. Call for availability.
Canada-Alberta Century Field House (Track Building)
The field house has 1500 square feet of meeting space. It can be used for meetings, special events, exercise programs, classes, scout/brownie troops, organization get-togethers, family functions, receptions plus many other bookings The back of the building overlooks our soccer/football field. The space is bright and clean with carpet and an open floored area. There is access to ample washrooms. The building is easy accessible for those in wheelchairs. There is also a bus drop zone in front of the building. Please call for availability.
Soccer/Football Field (The Gene Filipski Memorial Field)
This Field is a CFL professional sized field. This field can also be used for soccer. 2007 is the second season that the field has been in operation. The track & field seating stadium is similar to the seating in the ball stadium and is designed so that wheelchair spots are interspersed among regular seats throughout the seating area. There are 250 seats with an unobstructed, barrier free view of the track, soccer and football activities that take place within its boundaries.
The 8 lane 400m track can be booked for events. The surface is rubberized to allow inclusion of wheelchair racing.