Grounds and outdoor facilities

Many additional facilities, many of them agriculturally-related, are located on the grounds to the east and north of the Gallagher Centre.

Grandstand

  • Covered grandstand;
  • Seating for 2,500;
  • Sound system and stage not provided.

Race Track

  • Half-mile track;
  • Perimeter fencing and inside rail;
  • Used only for livestock (no motorized racing);
  • Suitable for major outdoor events including RCMP Musical Ride, concerts, pari-mutuel and chuck wagon racing.

Industrial Building

  • Size is 10,560 square feet (160 foot by 66 foot);
  • Cement floor;
  • Partitioned area of 2,772 square feet suitable for food and beverage service;
  • Suitability for some uses (i.e. dances) limited by pillars which bisect the main area of building;
  • Washroom facilities in nearby buildings;
  • Suitable for livestock stabling, shows and sales;
  • Penning, tables and chairs available with booking.

Horse Barns

  • Two of the barns have 23 interior box stalls and 20 open exterior stalls;
  • Centennial barn includes standing horse stalls, box stalls. and an open tie area;
  • Centennial barn has outdoor cold water wash rack;
  • Other horse barns have water available in summer only;
  • Manure removal is the responsibility of the renter.

4-H Barn

  • Open tie stall area only.

Outdoor Riding Arenas

  • Sand base and fenced;
  • Bleachers and sound booth available (sound equipment not provided);
  • Second riding arena with grass base available, without bleachers or sound booth.

Swine Barn

  • Contains 12 box stalls;
  • Also suitable for stalling horses.

Goat Barn

  • Size is 6,000 square feet (150 foot by 40 foot);
  • Dirt floor;
  • Unheated, not insulated;
  • Suitable for livestock stabling;
  • Penning available with booking.