MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: VAUGHAN
From bocce to baseball, soccer to skating, Vaughan is well-equipped with fields and facilities for a wide range of athletic and competitive gatherings. We take play seriously as hosts of regional, national and international events, including the 2020 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour and the 2016 Canada Soccer Sport Chek National Championships U-18 Cup. Get your head in the game with the help of our scheduling team who can help you create a compelling bid-book, find venues, and introduce you to local clubs and community groups.
Recognized as Safe Travels destinations, our facilities provide the safest possible experience for you and your team. Activate your sporting event at one of our top locations such as:
Vaughan Grove Sports Park
Vaughan Grove Sports Park is a community hub of club training and league play on well-maintained, premium soccer fields and baseball diamonds. The park features an outdoor sports park facility, bocce courts, four premium baseball diamonds – including two hardball diamonds, and five soccer fields.
The Thornhill Club
Facilities at The Thornhill Club may be rented for business meetings, parties, conferences and sporting events. Venues and amenities include activity rooms that can also be used as meeting rooms, an art studio, fitness centre, multi-purpose room/gymnasium, swimming pool, and an outdoor amphitheatre.
Ontario Soccer Centre
Easily accessible from Ontario’s major highways, The Ontario Soccer Centre is ideal for tournaments, training, leagues, and clinics. The on-site 130,000 square-foot field house includes a full-sized indoor turf field that can be rented as a full field or divided quarters, and the outdoor stadium can accommodate up to 1,200 spectators.
North Maple Regional Park
As part of a two-phase development project, North Maple Regional Park will be greater than 900 acres in total – larger than New York City’s Central Park. With phase one completed in 2018, the park already features two FIFA-certified artificial turf soccer fields, spectator seating, 5 km of trails and a lookout area, lighting and signage, landscaping, a park pavilion, picnic areas with shelter, and toboggan hills.
The Sports Village
Spanning 30,000 square feet, The Sports Village has space for all of your sporting needs. The facility includes four NHL-sized ice rinks, outdoor sports parks, five outdoor beach volleyball courts, full-service restaurants, interactive games, three-on-three basketball courts, and multiple baseball diamonds.
Trio Sportsplex is located conveniently off Highway 400 and Teston Rd with quick access to all major highways, including 407 ETR and 401. The facility includes 60,000 square-foot of open space with five sport turf fields, three basketball courts, one private fitness Lab, four office spaces and 3,000 square-foot fully licensed sports bar & grill.
Canlan Ice Sports Arena
Canlan Ice Sports-York is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose, entertainment and recreational facility that services communities throughout the Greater Toronto Area. The facility houses six ice surfaces, two meeting/conference rooms, a large bar and grill, Total Performance Athletics training facility, and Canlan Sports Shop – a full-service sports shop.
Dugout Baseball and Softball Academy
The Dugout Baseball & Softball Academy Inc. facility has been designed for players in Baseball or Softball who wish to optimize their talent and take their game to the next level. The facility features eight extra-large training areas, 10,000 square foot field, the latest high-impact turf, three 64 foot retractable batting cages with Iron Mike arm-style and Atec pitching machines, a full-length pitching tunnel, and more!
Vaughan is located in the regional municipality of York, just 45 minutes north of Toronto. Two major highways intersect the city: Highway 7 and the 407, making travel to and within the city easily accessible. Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, Canada’s largest airport, is a short 20-minute drive from Vaughan’s downtown core. Complex transportation infrastructures – including highways, public transit, train services and more – paired with hundreds of accommodation options make Vaughan the ideal location to fulfill your team’s needs.
Slam Dunk into Vaughan Sports
Everyone in Vaughan has the opportunity to play and train like a professional at any of our facilities. With its proximity to major professional teams, Vaughan is the ideal location to develop skills, encourage team bonding, and embark on a sports journey that is second to none. Indoor and outdoor facilities are open year-round, accommodating all seasons of true Canadian weather. Come for the sports, stay for the culture; we’re ready to host you and your team in Vaughan!