China Creek Cycle Oval

CVA - 2010-006.164 - Vancouver - Bike Oval 1956 EH Reksten photo.

CVA – 2010-006.164 – Vancouver – Bike Oval 1956 EH Reksten photo.

This cycling oval was originally built for the British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver in 1954. After the Games were over, it became known as China Creek Cycle Oval. The oval seems to have been located just east of where Vancouver Community College (Broadway Campus) has been since 1980. The track cost $115,000 to construct and was made of all wood.

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2 Responses to China Creek Cycle Oval

  1. My dad raced on this. It would have been to the east of where the campus sits.

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