Pan Am Stadia and Velodrome

Stadium ConceptLocation: Hamilton and Toronto

Project Type: DBF - Design Build Finance

Infrastructure Type: Special Projects

Price of Contract: $206 million

Estimated Value for Money: $40.7 million

About the Project:

  • Infrastructure Ontario and TO2015 are working collaboratively with York University and the City of Hamilton to develop two compliant stadia and a velodrome facility.


Project Status


June 16, 2015


December 03, 2012


October 12, 2012 Ontario Sports Solutions


September 22, 2011


August 12, 2011


February 09, 2011


Project Features

The Pan Am Stadium project involves redeveloping Ivor Wynne Stadium in Hamilton. The new stadium will:

  • Meet all of the technical requirements of both the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) requirements
  • Have expansion capabilities necessary to host future Grey Cup games
  • Have press and broadcasting facilities
  • Have suites, concessions areas
  • Support space for Games and legacy activities

The Pan Am Velodrome project includes:

  • Meeting all of the technical requirements of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), including a 250 metre indoor wood track
  • Fixed and temporary seating with a Games capacity of 2,500

Pan American Athletics Stadium

The facility will be located at York University facility in Toronto and highlights include:

  • A 3,000 fixed-seat stadium and used as the athletics venue for the Games
  • The stadium will be designed to TO2015, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) specifications and include:
    • All the support amenities for the Games and post games legacy uses
    • Landscape elements to realize York University’s vision for a centre of excellence and match their existing master plan requirements

Community and Green Benefits

The design and construction of the stadia and velodrome will strive to incorporate sustainable development practices such as:

  • reduced greenhouse gas emissions
  • waste diversion and recycling
  • efficient use of energy, water and other resources

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