Markham Pan Am Centre
|Full name||Markham Pan / Parapan American Centre|
|Location||16 Main Street Unionville, Markham, Ontario|
|Owner||City of Markham|
|Capacity||2,000 (Badminton and Table Tennis)
2,000 (Water polo)
|Opened||November 23, 2014|
|2015 Pan American Games
2015 Parapan American Games
The Markham Pan Am Centre is a multi-purpose community and aquatics centre located in the new downtown area of Markham, Ontario, Canada. The facility was designed to host the badminton, table tennis and water polo events for the 2015 Pan American Games, held in nearby Toronto in July and August, 2015.  This venue also hosted the table tennis competition in the 2015 Parapan American Games. During the Pan Am and Parapan American Games the venue was known as the Atos Markham Pan Am / Parapan American Centre.
The 13,657 square metre (147,000 sq. foot) multipurpose centre comprises three gymnasiums for training, competition and community use as well as a 10-lane, 50-metre Olympic-size swimming pool. The building became the first venue to be constructed for the 2015 Pan American Games to have its design unveiled and the official ground breaking for the facility was on October 9, 2012. The facility cost roughly $78 million Canadian dollars to be built and had its official opening on November 23, 2014.
The building's triple gymnasium features 12 badminton courts, 6 volleyball, 2 basketball courts, and a 12.5-metre-high (41 ft.) ceiling that meets international BWF and FIVB requirements for height in badminton and volleyball. The warm-up hall adjacent to the main gymnasium features 3 badminton courts, 1 volleyball and 1 basketball court.
The 50-metre pool was designed to meet FINA international and Olympic competition standards, and includes two movable bulkheads (walls) to section the pool into three zones, and permanent seating for 2,000 spectators.
Other features include rooms for dance, yoga, and a two-level fitness centre.
Major competitions hosted
|2014||October 13-19||2014 Pan Am Badminton Championships||International|
|2015||July 11-16||2015 Pan American Games - Badminton competition||International|
|2017||July 21-28||2017 Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships||International|
|2018||November||2018 BWF World Junior Championships||International|
|2015||July 19-25||2015 Pan American Games - Table tennis competition||International|
|2015||August 7-15||2015 Parapan American Games||International|
|2016||April 8-10||ITTF North America Olympic Qualification Tournament||Continental|
|2017||October 24-31||ITTF Women’s Table Tennis World Cup||International|
|2015||January 28 - February 1||UANA Cup - FINA World Championships Qualifier||International|
|2015||July 7-15||2015 Pan American Games - Water polo competition||International|
|2016||April 1-3||2016 Ontario Provincial Masters Swimming Championships||Provincial|
- Venues of the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games
- York University - future Markham Campus will be located directly on the west side of the Pan Am Centre
- Markham Unveils Markham Pan Am Centre
- "Pan Am Centre". The official site of the City of Markham. City of Markham. Retrieved 29 July 2015.
- Markham Pan Am Centre Archived 2012-03-02 at the Wayback Machine.
- TO2015 breaks ground on community-focused Markham Pan Am and Parapan Am Centre Archived 2013-01-05 at the Wayback Machine.
- Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games Markham Venues
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