Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink
Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink (강릉 실내 빙상경기장) is an indoor ice arena which will be used for the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, 2018 Winter Paralympics and 2018 Winter Paralympics. It was opened in 1998. It is located in the coastal city of Gangneung. It will be the venue for curling and wheelchair curling.
The seating capacity is 3,500.
It is the only Olympic venue in Gangneung which existed prior to the election of PyeongChang as host city of the 2018 Winter Games. It will be renovated between September 2015 and September 2016 in preparation for the Games.
The venue hosted the 2009 World Women's Curling Championships.
Traditionally, the Olympic host venue will host the World Junior Curling Championships in the year previous to the games.