|Getting There |||Patterson Skytrain|
|Cross Street |||Boundary|
|Track open Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 2:30PM, Closed during Stadium events|
Profile Last Updated: May 15, 2009
In 1969, Swangard Stadium was erected to serve Vancouver’s amateur sports community. Named after Erwin Swangard, the stadium’s chief supporter and former Sports Editor and Managing editor of the Vancouver Sun, Swangard helped raise over one million dollars for the construction of the stadium. On the stadium’s opening day, Mr. Swangard was no where to be seen as he had been sent to Nigeria to start a fledgling newspaper.
Swangard Stadium is situated in the northwest corner of Kingsway and Boundary in Burnaby's Central Park. Nestled in an evergreen forest and overlooking Vancouver's spectacular North Shore mountains, the stadium caters to regional, provincial, national and international soccer, rugby, football and track and field events. It's also home to the Vancouver Whitecaps men's and women's professional soccer teams. In addition, many of Burnaby's best-loved fundraising, civic and cultural events take place at this multi-purpose facility every year.
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Swangard has a seating capacity of 4200. It features an eight-lane, 400 metre Olympic regulation oval track, a natural turf field, hospitality room, dressing rooms, washrooms, food concessions, media booth and more. The stadium is wheelchair accessible. The venue is located close to bus routes and the Patterson Skytrain station.
Ammenity: Wheelchair accessible
Tip: Tickets must be purchased ahead of event. No ticket sales at venue.