Winnipeg House and Pan Am Traffic Update for Thursday, August 5
August 5, 1999 -
On Day 14 of the Pan Am Games, Winnipeg House features the following
musical entertainment in Old Market Square:
"Seven" from 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Manitoba Square and Round Dance Association from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Winnipeg House at 510 Main Street remains open from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
daily through August 7, serving as an information and reception centre for visitors and
residents. Winnipeg House also features displays by local artists.
Following is a traffic update for August 5, with the busiest traffic
expected in the following areas:
Winnipeg Arena , which hosts basketball semi-finals between 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Duckworth Centre at the University of Winnipeg, which hosts boxing
semi-finals between 1:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Pan Am Pool, which hosts swimming and synchronized swimming events
throughout the day
Winnipeg Convention Centre, which hosts a full day of judo and team
Winnipeg Soccer Complex, hosting the womens soccer gold medal game
from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, with weightlifting finals at 1:00 p.m.,
4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Other venues hosting events include Maples Complex (fencing), Assiniboine
Park (archery), Red River Exhibition Park (equestrian show jumping), Winnipeg Winter Club
(squash), Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Club (tennis), Winnipeg Water Ski Site (water ski) and Le
Club La Verendrye (bowling).
A reminder that the Provencher Bridge is closed to vehicle and pedestrian
traffic each night from 10:15-11:15 p.m. throughout the Games, to accommodate the
fireworks display at the Forks. It is recommended that persons attending Thursday
evenings Goldeyes game park in the downtown area (west of the Provencher
Bridge), to avoid possible inconvenience due to the bridge closure. Should the game run
past 10:15 p.m., Goldeye fans parked on the St. Boniface side of the bridge will be unable
to access their vehicles via the bridge until 11:15 a.m.