David Atkinson Gymnasium

Home of the MacEwan Griffins basketball and volleyball teams, this flexible space can accommodate a wide array of events, from sporting tournaments to conferences.

A stage and sound system can be brought in. Classroom spaces are also available to book at an additional cost.

Room 8-142, Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness

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4,000 sq. ft.

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North bleacher capacity: 600
South bleacher capacity: 903
Chair seating: 400 (performace set-up)

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Two full-sized basketball courts, three full-sized volleyball courts, six badminton courts, bleacher seating, floor seating for performances

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Retractable bleachers, score clocks, nets, sound system, speakers, projectors, screens and microphones can be added for an additional cost

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September – April: Evenings and Weekends
May – August: Weekdays and Weekends

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Tell us about your event and our expert planners will help you choose the best space for your gathering. We have a variety of unique venues to choose from. Plan early to ensure availability.

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Amenities and services

Whether you’re organizing a meeting, conference, gala or sporting event, we have a wide range of flexible and functional spaces and amenities to meet your needs.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Charging outlets
  • Refillable water bottle stations
  • Fully accessible spaces, elevators and washroom facilities
  • Convenient on-site parking and easy public transportation access
  • On-site accommodations, catering services and print shop
  • Audio-visual equipment, including projectors, screens, speakers and microphones*

*dependent on venue

Expert event planners

Our exceptional event planners are organized and detail-oriented. With an abundance of creative ideas and years of experience, they tailor services specifically for your event.

  • Event space layout, design and set up
  • Menu, linen and decor selections
  • Vendor recommendations (photographers, event rentals, musicians)
  • Expert knowledge of event legal implications and licensing agreements (AGLC, SOCAN)
  • Day-of, on-site event coordination 
  • On-call availability and prompt communication responses
  • Creation and printing of signage, programs, name tags and seating charts
  • On-site registration management

David Atkinson Gymnasium

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