List of soccer stadiums in Canada

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The following is a partial list of Canadian soccer stadiums, in order by capacity. Not all stadiums are used exclusively for soccer; some also host Canadian football, rugby and/or track and field.

Current stadiums[edit]

# Stadium Capacity City Province Home team/s Notes
1 Olympic Stadium 61,004[1] Montreal Quebec Part-time home of the CF Montréal. Former home of the Montreal Manic. Host site for the 1976 Summer Olympics. A site for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Domed stadium
2 Commonwealth Stadium 56,302 Edmonton Alberta Canada men's national team, Canada women's national team. Former home of the Edmonton Drillers. A site for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup, and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Formerly FC Edmonton's home for the Canadian Championship.
3 BC Place 54,320 Vancouver British Columbia Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Canada men's national team. Former home of the Vancouver Whitecaps. A site for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Retractable roof. Capacity is limited to 22,120[2] for MLS soccer, but 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup used full capacity.
4 Rogers Centre 47,568 Toronto Ontario Formerly occasional Canada matches, and rare winter matches and friendlies for Toronto FC Retractable roof
5 McMahon Stadium 37,317 Calgary Alberta Former home of the Calgary Boomers and Calgary Mustangs Expandable to 46,020
6 IG Field 33,234 Winnipeg Manitoba Valour FC, Winnipeg Blue Bombers. A site for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Expandable to 40,000
7 Mosaic Stadium 33,000 Regina Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Roughriders, Regina Rams, Regina Thunder, Regina High School Football. Regina Riot Expandable to 40,000
8 BMO Field 28,351[3] Toronto Ontario Toronto FC, Canada men's national team, Canada women's national team. A site of the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup and 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. Host site of Rugby Sevens at the 2015 Pan American Games Expandable to 40,000
9 TD Place Stadium 24,000 Ottawa Ontario Atlético Ottawa, Ottawa Redblacks. Former home of the Ottawa Fury. A host site for the 1976 Summer Olympics soccer matches, 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Expandable to 40,000
10 Tim Hortons Field 24,000 Hamilton Ontario Soccer at the 2015 Pan American Games, Forge FC and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Expandable to 40,000
11 Percival Molson Memorial Stadium 23,420 Montreal Quebec McGill Redbirds
12 Saputo Stadium 19,619 Montreal Quebec CF Montréal. Formerly some Canada men's and women's national team matches
13 PEPS (Telus) Stadium 12,257 Québec Quebec Laval Rouge-et-Or. Formerly some Montreal Impact matches Expandable to 19,500
14 Lamport Stadium 9,600 Toronto Ontario Former home of SC Toronto, Ryerson Rams, and the TFC Academy
15 Complexe Claude-Robillard 9,500 Montreal Quebec Former home of the Montreal Impact
16 Richardson Memorial Stadium 8,500 Kingston Ontario Queen's Golden Gaels
17 Croix-Bleue Medavie Stadium 8,300 Moncton New Brunswick A host site for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup and the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Expandable to 25,000
18 Western Alumni Stadium 8,000 London Ontario Western Ontario Mustangs Expandable to 16,000
19 Alumni Stadium 7,600 Guelph Ontario Guelph Gryphons. Home of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for their 2013 season Expandable to 13,362
20 Wanderers Grounds 7,000 Halifax Nova Scotia HFX Wanderers FC
21 King George V Park 6,400[4] St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Memorial Sea-Hawks, Canada women's national team. Formerly some Canada men's national team matches. A site of the 1987 FIFA U-16 World Championship. Host site of the 1985 CONCACAF Championship Final Oldest surviving soccer-specific stadium in North America
22 Griffiths Stadium 6,171 Saskatoon Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Huskies Expandable to 12,567
=23 Ron Joyce Stadium 6,000 Hamilton Ontario McMaster Maurauders. Former home of the Hamilton Nationals in 2011-2013 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for the beginning of the 2014 season Expandable to 12,000
=23 University Stadium 6,000 Waterloo Ontario Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks
=23 Starlight Stadium 6,000 Langford British Columbia Pacific FC, Rugby Canada, Westshore Rebels. Former home of Victoria Highlanders
26 Swangard Stadium 5,288 Burnaby British Columbia TSS Rovers FC, former home of the Vancouver Whitecaps, 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship, and home of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Women Capacity expandable to over 10,000
27 CEPSUM Stadium 5,100 Montreal Quebec Montréal Carabins
=28 Canada Games Stadium 5,000 Saint John New Brunswick UNBSJ Seawolves Expandable to 30,000
=28 Centennial Stadium 5,000 Victoria British Columbia Victoria Vikes, Victoria Highlanders FC, 2002 FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship
=28 Clarke Stadium 5,000 Edmonton Alberta FC Edmonton
=28 Monarch Park Stadium 5,000 Toronto Ontario Toronto school teams - Monarch Park Lions (home team)
=28 ATCO Field 5,000 Calgary Alberta Cavalry FC
=28 York Lions Stadium 5,000 Toronto Ontario York United FC, York Lions. Host site for track and field at the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2015 Parapan American Games. 2015 Parapan American Games opening ceremonies Expandable to 12,500
=28 University Stadium 5,000 Winnipeg Manitoba Manitoba Bisons Expandable to 10,000
=28 Varsity Stadium 5,000 Toronto Ontario Varsity Blues; Former home of Toronto City, Toronto Falcons, Toronto Metros, and Toronto Lynx
=36 Concordia Stadium 4,000 Montreal Quebec Concordia Stingers
=36 Municipal Stadium 4,000 Sherbrooke Quebec local teams
38 Saskatoon Minor Football Field 3,950 Saskatoon Saskatchewan Saskatoon Hilltops
39 Royal Athletic Park 3,800 Victoria British Columbia Victoria United, Victoria Highlanders, 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
=40 Berthiaume-du-Tremblay Stadium 3,500 Chomedey Quebec
=40 Foote Field (East Field) 3,500 Edmonton Alberta Alberta Golden Bears. Former home of FC Edmonton
=40 Fort William Stadium 3,500 Thunder Bay Ontario Thunder Bay Chill
=40 Thunderbird Stadium 3,500 Vancouver British Columbia UBC Thunderbirds, Varsity FC, Vancouver Thunderbirds In addition to its seating capacity of 3,500, it also has a 5,000 spectator capacity lawn-area effectively giving the venue an 8,500 spectator capacity
44 Centennial Stadium 3,200 Kitchener Ontario
45 Keith Harris Stadium 3,044 Ottawa Ontario Temporary home of Ottawa Fury FC
=46 Esther Shiner Stadium 3,000 Toronto Ontario North York Astros
=46 Raymond Field 3,000 Wolfville Nova Scotia Acadia Axemen & Axewomen Capacity is 5,000 with standing-room
=46 Windsor Stadium 3,000 Windsor Ontario Windsor Stars
=49 York Stadium 2,500 Toronto Ontario York University In addition to 2,500 seat capacity it features 1,000 in grass seating capacity
=49 Exhibition Stadium 2,500 Chilliwack British Columbia Chilliwack Huskers
51 Apple Bowl 2,314 Kelowna British Columbia Okanagan Challenge Expandable to 5,700
=52 Centennial Park Stadium 2,200 Toronto Ontario Toronto Lynx, Toronto Lady Lynx, Serbian White Eagles, Toronto Atomic FC, and Etobicoke Eagles. Former home of Toronto Supra Portuguese
=52 McLeod Athletic Park 2,200 Langley British Columbia Langley Athletic and various amateur[5]
=54 The Soccer Centre 2,000 Vaughan Ontario Toronto FC II
=54 Birchmount Stadium 2,000 Toronto Ontario local amateur teams including Scarborough SC, Toronto Maddogs, University of Toronto non-varsity teams
=54 Wickwire Field 2,000 Halifax Nova Scotia Dalhousie Tigers[6]
=54 John Scouras Field 2,000 Winnipeg Manitoba WSA Winnipeg. Former home of Winnipeg Fury Expandable to 10,000
=54 Minoru Park Stadium 2,000 Richmond British Columbia Various W-League and USL PDL matches for Whitecaps[7][8]
=54 Servus Sports Centre 2,000 Lethbridge Alberta Lethbridge Soccer Association, Lethbridge FC
=54 University of Lethbridge Community Stadium 2,000 Lethbridge Alberta University of Lethbridge
=54 Steve Brown Sports Complex 2,000 Brantford Ontario Brantford Galaxy
=54 University of Windsor Stadium 2,000 Windsor Ontario Windsor Lancers
63 SFU Stadium 1,823 Burnaby British Columbia Simon Fraser University Can also temporarily expand to seat an additional 1000 people if necessary with the addition of extra bleachers.
64 Warrior Field 1,700 Waterloo Ontario SC Waterloo Region Total capacity of 5,700 including grass berm seating
=65 Barrie Community Sports Complex 1,500 Midhurst Ontario Huronia Stallions Football and Barrie Soccer Club
=65 Foote Field (West Field) 1,500 Edmonton Alberta Alberta Golden Bears. Former home of FC Edmonton
=65 Nelson Stadium 1,500 Burlington Ontario Burlington SC
=65 Goudy Field 1,500 Victoria British Columbia Former home of Victoria Highlanders
69 Percy Perry Stadium 1,482 Coquitlam British Columbia Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club
70 Hillside Stadium 1,060 Kamloops British Columbia Thompson Rivers WolfPack, Rivers FC, Kamloops Heat
=71 Bateman Park 1,000 Abbotsford British Columbia Fraser Valley Cascades, Abbotsford Mariners
=71 German-Canadian Club of London Field 1,000 London Ontario Forest City London
=71 Kalar Sports Park 1,000 Niagara Falls Ontario Niagara United

Former stadiums[edit]

# Stadium Capacity City Province Home team(s) Closed Demolished Notes
1 Exhibition Stadium 54,741 Toronto Ontario Toronto Blue Jays (1977–1989), Toronto Argonauts (1959–1988), Vanier Cup (1973–1975) 1989 1999
2 Empire Field 27,528 Vancouver British Columbia BC Lions (2010-2011), Vancouver Whitecaps FC (2011) 2011 2011 A temporary stadium that served as the home of the BC Lions and Vancouver Whitecaps during major renovations to BC Place
3 Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field 33,427 Regina Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Roughriders, Regina Rams, Regina Thunder, Regina High School Football. Regina Riot 2016 Replaced by Mosaic Stadium
4 Autostade 33,172 Montreal Quebec Montreal Alouettes (1968–1971, 1973–1976)
5 Empire Stadium 32,729 Vancouver British Columbia BC Lions (1954–1982), Vancouver Whitecaps (1974–1983), Vancouver Royals (1967–1968) 1993 1993
6 Ivor Wynne Stadium 29,600 Hamilton Ontario Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1950-2012), Hamilton Wildcats (1941-49), Hamilton Minor Football Association, McMaster Maurauders (2005-2007), Vanier Cup (2004-2005, 2008) 2012 2012-2013
7 Canad Inns Stadium 29,533 Winnipeg Manitoba Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1953-2012), Winnipeg Goldeyes (1953-1964, 1969), Winnipeg Whips (1970-1971), Winnipeg Fury (1987-1992), Winnipeg Goldeyes (1994-1998), Winnipeg Rifles (2002-2012) 2013 2013
8 Varsity Stadium (original) 21,739 Toronto Ontario Varsity Blues (1898-2001), Toronto City (1967), Toronto Falcons, Toronto Metros, Toronto Lynx, Vanier Cup (1965-1972, 1976–1988), Toronto Argonauts (1898-1907, 1916–1924, 1925–1958) 2001 2001
9= Clarke Stadium (original) 20,000 Edmonton Alberta Edmonton Eskimos (1954-1978), Edmonton Drillers (1982), Edmonton Brick Men 2001 2013
9= Delorimier Stadium 20,000 Montreal Quebec Montreal Royals (1928-1960), Montreal Alouettes (1946-1953) 1960 1965
11 Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association Grounds 12,000 Hamilton Ontario Hamilton Tigers (1872-1949) The field is still used, but the stadium was demolished
12 Mewata Stadium 10,000 Calgary Alberta Calgary Stampeders (1935-1959), Calgary Kickers (1987–1989), Canada men's national under-23 team 1999 1999
13 Osborne Stadium 7,800 Winnipeg Manitoba Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1935-1952 1952 1956
14 Athletic Park 6,000 Vancouver British Columbia Vancouver Beavers (1913-1922), Vancouver Capilanos (1939-1950), UBC Thunderbirds (1924-1930) 1951 1951
15 Brian Timmis Stadium 5,000 Hamilton Ontario Hamilton Avalanche, Hamilton Croatia 2012 2013
16= Callister Park 5,000 Vancouver British Columbia Pacific Coast Soccer League, Vancouver Maple Leafs (Western International Baseball League, 1937–1938) 1970 1971
16= Huskies Stadium 5,000 Halifax Nova Scotia Saint Mary's Huskies 2013 2013 Was expandable to 11,000
18 Rosedale Field 4,000 Toronto Ontario Toronto Argonauts (1874-1897, 1905–1915) Capacity could exceed 10,000 with standing room; The field is still used for soccer, but the stadium was demolished

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Whitecaps expand lower bowl capacity at B.C. Place to 22,120; L.A., Seattle and Portland games expand to 25,000". March 4, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  3. ^ Armstrong, Laura (May 7, 2016). "TFC groundskeeper at BMO Field on the hot seat". Toronto Star. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
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  6. ^ "Home of the Tigers – Wickwire Field". Dalhousie University. Retrieved February 8, 2022.
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