Canada Games Stadium

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Building Name: Canada Games Stadium

Other Names: Unknown

Civic Address: 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John

Sod Turning: Fall 1983

Cornerstone Laying: 8 June 1985 by Saint John Mayor Elsie Wayne

Opened for Use: Spring 1985

Official Opening: 8 June 1985; Fall 2011 (Restoration)

Architect: N/A

Named for: It's use as the host of the 1985 Canada Summer Games in Saint John

Renovations/changes/additions: Upgrades to the stadium in 2011 included resurfacing the 400 metre track, installing an infield synthetic turf, and renovating the stadium and grandstands, among other various improvements.

Notes: Includes a 400 metre all-weather track, an infield soccer pitch, and a 2,500 seat stadium.

Source(s):

  • UA Case 180; Section 4; File 9; Canada Games Stadium.
  • UNB Scrapbooks (UA RG 100), June 1985.
  • UNBSJ website. [History of UNB Saint John]
  • Montague, Susan. A Pictorial History of the University of New Brunswick. University of New Brunswick, 1992, p. 214-215.


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