A premier venue for sport events

The Markham Pan Am Centre is a 147,000 sq ft (13,660 sq m) sports venue that has been built to meet many International and National standards of competition. Consisting of an Olympic sized 50 m pool, several gymnasiums, a fitness centre, and various A/V rooms, the venue is ideal for hosting a variety of sport events including …

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Competitive Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • and more …
Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

The Olympic size 50 metre swimming pool allows for 10 lanes of competitive swimming. At 2.5 metres deep, the pool is also suitable for synchronized swimming and water polo events.

With a moveable floor and configurable bulkheads, the pool’s dimensions can be setup to meet various sport requirements and allows for a multi-use configuration.

The cooler 26 C (79 F) temperature of the pool is based on FINA standards.



With over 36,000 sq ft (3,344 sq m) of floor space, the gymnasium includes 15 badminton, 7 volleyball, and 3 basketball courts.

With 41 ft (12.5 m) ceilings, the facility meets International competition standards for volleyball, rhythmic gymnastics and other sports.

A warm-up hall adjacent to the main gymnasium features an additional 3 badminton courts, 1 volleyball and 1 basketball court.

Audio Visual Rooms

Audio/Visual Rooms

The venue also offers a wide variety of meeting rooms with state of the art audio/visual equipment, making it ideal for video analysis of athlete performances and training.

As well, the rooms can be used for logistics purposes by event organizers and officials throughout the course of an event.

Fitness Centre

Fitness Centre

The onsite Happy Life Fitness Centre provides an excellent selection of fitness equipment for both cardiovascular and strength training workouts.

The Fitness Centre is a two-level 464.5 sq. m. (5,000 sq. ft.) space with strength & conditioning equipment on the ground level and cardio equipment on the second level.

For membership information please visit the Happy Life Fitness Centre or email pafi@markham.ca.

Interested in using our venue for your event?

Bring your event to us – you won’t be disappointed. Our experienced staff offer superior customer service and can handle all your event logistics.

Since opening in 2014, we have hosted 1.6 million visitors to 500 events, including four 2015 Pan Am and ParaPan Am events, an Olympic Table Tennis Qualifying event as well as several International, National, Provincial and local championships. In 2019, the City of Markham was recognized as 5th in Canada for hosting events.

About Markham Pan Am Centre

The City of Markham commissioned this facility as a host venue for the 2015 Pan American and ParaPan American Games. Our world-class facility includes an Olympic sized swimming pool and multiple gymnasiums that are ideal for hosting International competitions in a number of sports.

City of Markham

Contact Us

16 Main Street Unionville
Markham, ON
L3R 2E4


(905) 475-4730