Sport Tourism
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Durham Region has an impressive resumé of hosting sport events, from large international events, to numerous community-based sport tournaments. Come and play in the region!

Contact Us

Have a question? Let us help you with the details of your upcoming event.

Sport Tourism Coordinator
905-668-4113 ext. 2608
or 1-800-413-0017 ext. 2608

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Durham Region is a premier sport tourism destination. We are a sports-minded, active community with extensive experience hosting sporting events of all kinds. In 2015, we welcomed the world for four Pan Am Games events in Ajax and Oshawa, and two Parapan Am Games events in Whitby.

We offer a wide range of accommodations with more than 1,500 hotel rooms that include well-equipped conference areas. Dormitory-style housing is also available on a seasonal basis at our post-secondary institutions, providing another 670 rooms. Our range of facilities and accommodations will meet each sport organizer's specific budget and event needs.

Sport Durham services

Sport Durham is committed to providing a full range of services and a positive visitor experience. Our services include:

  • Bid development
  • Accommodations
  • Transportation assistance
  • Venue co-ordination
  • Event promotion
  • Visitor information
  • Welcome letters and letters of support
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Event resumé

Durham Region has a proven track record hosting well-organized events. Check out our event resumé.

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Fishing Durham

Visit Fishing Durham–a site designed to help you discover Durham Region's large and welcoming fishing community!

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Upcoming Sports Events
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Find a Venue

Durham Region offers state-of-the-art sport facilities from soccer fields to hockey rinks and everything in between for every sport season.

Get geard up Sport tourism

Durham Region is a premier sports event destination for international, national and regional sporting events. Within the region's borders you will find a variety of sporting venues well-suited to serving sports teams and tournaments.

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