Grand opening for refreshed Lacombe Sportsplex

By City of Lacombe
September 6, 2017 - 5:28pm

The City of Lacombe is pleased to invite everyone to join in the celebrations for the grand opening of the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex (5429 - 53 Street) on September 29, 2017.

The much-needed renovations ensure that the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex - a major recreational hub in the region - can better serve all user groups, and meet the long-term needs of Lacombe and area residents.

To celebrate the grand opening, the City is hosting free swimming and activities at the Kinsmen Aquatic Centre:

• 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. - Water Fitness
• 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Public Swim
• 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Low Impact Water Fitness
• 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Lane Swim, Parent and Tot
• 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Public Swim
• 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Mermaid/ Merman Swim (test out swimming with a tail!)
• 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Inflatables Swim
• 6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Public Swim
• 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Water Fitness and Adult Lessons

There is free family skating in the Can Pak Arena #2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and a Tail Gate BBQ fundraiser for Lacombe Minor Hockey from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. From 2 p.m. –5 p.m. ‘Dan the One Man Band’ will provide crazy musical entertainment throughout the facility.

There is an official grand opening and puck drop ceremony for the Lacombe Generals Hockey Game from 5 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Public admission to the ensuing hockey game is free.

For more information about the grand opening celebrations, visit

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