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RIM Park

Ontario Volleyball Championships

The City of Waterloo is excited to host the 2018 Ontario Volleyball Championships at RIM Park Manulife Financial Sportsplex and Healthy Living Centre on these specific dates:

April 6 - 8 April 19 - 24
April 13 - 15 April 27 - 29

This tournament generates about $5 million for our local economy, and city staff work hard to ensure the athletes, coaches and families enjoy their time at our world-class facility. The success of this tournament includes sharing important information about parking with local residents, sports groups and tournament participants. 

Local residents

Map of road access for area residents

  • We recommend you take Country Squire Lane to access the Carriage Crossing neighbourhood 
  • Please note that tournament participants will be permitted to park in the bike lanes along Millennium Boulevard during tournament times only if extra parking is required
  • Cyclists will be directed to use the multi-use trails alongside Millennium Boulevard
  • Click on the adjacent map for visual cues

Other visitors 

  • We recommend you enter the RIM Park property and Grey Silo Golf Course from Park Road
  • Tournament participants will be directed to use Millennium Boulevard 
  • Local (Carriage Crossing) residents are encouraged to use Country Squire Lane 
  • Please plan accordingly and anticipate higher volumes of traffic in the area

Map of event parking for tournament participants

Tournament participants 

  • Your entrance to the facility is from Millennium Boulevard
  • Quick drop-off/pick-up may be permitted at the front of Manulife Sportsplex
  • Park in designated parking areas only
  • Additional parking is available in three (3) parking lots - free shuttle service is available from these lots - confirm hours by viewing 'Events' on the OVA Champs app
  • Accessible parking spaces are available in the front and back of the facility
  • Consider carpooling from hotels to reduce the number of vehicles at RIM Park
  • Click on the adjacent map for visual cues




More information

Nearby intersections will be marked with pylons to maintain safety, and prevent vehicles from parking and obstructing sight lines. Municipal enforcement and security staff will be onsite to guide drivers to the appropriate parking are. Vehicles will be ticketed should they park illegally. 

On April 29, the Waterloo Marathon will take place. University Avenue East from Northfield Drive to Bridge Street is part of the marathon route. Approximately 150 runners will be running on the sidewalk on the east side of University Avenue East. Marathon organizers and city staff are working with police to direct traffic on University Avenue East at the intersections of Millennium Boulevard and Park Road during the race time. Please keep an extra eye out for runners on this date.

Please visit the Ontario Volleyball Championships website for tournament schedules and more information.