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Rick Down Athletic Centre (RDAC)

Through the gracious support of friends and donors, Prairie and the Three Hills Community is blessed to have the RDAC as a hub of sports and recreation. This multi-purpose facility is the home of Prairie Pilots Athletics, our intramural program and our health and wellness facilities. It includes a centre feature court as well as three individual courts that can be configured for basketball, volleyball, futsal (indoor soccer), raquet sports, and a variety of other court-based sports. It also houses a rock climbing wall, fitness equipment, flexible seating for 1000 spectators, concessions, and full change room facilities.

Group Bookings

To book the gym for your event, please contact Marcus Hirch at or 1-403-443-5511 ext. 3881. 










The CORE is Prairie's own fitness centre located on the 2nd floor of the RDAC.  It comes complete with a variety of cardio equipment, multi use machines and racks as well as a number of free weights. There are a number of resources available and the staff is always willing to assist however they can in helping you achieve your personal fitness goals.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Sunday     8:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday                 8:00am - 12:00am
Sunday                   8:00am - 11:00pm

The CORE is also open to students at Prairie Christian Academy and the Community. Prices are as follows:

Membership Type Fees What you Save
Drop - In $5
Monthly $25
3 - Month $75 $5
6 - Month $125 $25
12 - Month $220 $80


To purchase a membership please submit a completed Membership Form and accompanying fee to the Facilities and Fitness Manager Office located on the second floor of the RDAC. Membership forms are available at the office on the second floor.


If you are interested in booking The Edge climbing wall for an event, contact Marcus Hirch at or 1-403-443-5511 ext. 3881.


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