The Argyll Velodrome Association is a non-profit organization that aids in building a strong and active community for all ages by providing a home base for over 17 groups and clubs. Utilizing the Argyll Velodrome, the BMX Racing Track, the North and East Soccer Fields, and the surrounding Mill Creek Ravine, AVA is host to a variety of sports including Cycling, Soccer, Rugby, and many others.
The Argyll Velodorme Association boasts a very diverse crowd of users. Ages from 3-80, ability levels from Olympic Champions to beginners, AVA is host to a club or program for everyone.
The Argyll Velodrome Association also hosts and maintains the Argyll Velodrome. The Argyll Velodrome is a 333.33 meter, 7 meter wide, and 33 degree banked concrete surfaced track situated in the beautiful Edmonton river valley Argyll Park. The facility is equal to any equivalent cycling facility in the world and is set up for first time riders to come out and experience what track riding is like. It is open for public use from May 1st to August 31st, with school booking going until mid to late October.
The velodrome is one of about twenty-five velodrome tracks in North America. In Canada there are eight tracks; Dieppe New Brunswick, University of Laval, Quebec City, Bromont Quebec, Calgary Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Burnaby British Columbia, Victoria British Columbia and London, Ontario. Edmonton, Burnaby, Victoria, Calgary and Bromont are sanctioned for some International events.