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On the south shore of the River Charles, the Stade Municipal occupies a large quarter within the bounds of Parc Victoria. The stadium, officially known as Stade Canac, broke ground in 1938, and completed construction in 1939 after erstwhile premier Maurice Duplessis, an ardent baseball fan, recognized the need for a concrete sports facility. Resembling a colossal educational institution from the outside, the stadium features a main concourse on the ground level, along with concession stands, a gift store and team offices and rooms. Both the left and right fields span 96 meters (315 feet), while the center field covers an area of 120 meters (380 feet). Proud home field of the Quebec Capitales of the Canadian-American Association of Baseball or Can-Am, Stade Municipal majorly hosts baseball-related sporting events, and accommodates up to 4800 people within its sprawling bounds.
Videotron Centre is Quebec City's premier destination for indoor events with an impressive seating capacity of 18,259. The state-of-the-art arena boasts a design spawned by the Canadians' passion for ice hockey. Inside, the ice rink is surrounded by seating on all sides arranged around a notoriously steep bowl for a more intimate view of the action on the ice. Home of the Quebec Remparts, the arena also hosts concerts by world-renown artists and other major events, however, its primary focus remains the national winter sport of Canada. Designed by François Moreau, the extravagant opening ceremony of the Videotron Center was attended by notable personalities like the then Premier of Quebec, Jean Charest, former Quebec Nordiques players Michel Goulet, Peter Stastny, and Alain Côté.
Located within the campus of Université Laval, PEPs or Pavillon de l'éducation physique et des sports de l'Université Laval was established in 1970. The facility features many sports centers like outdoor and indoor stadiums, tennis and basketball courts, aquatic centers and gyms. The site has also played host to some handball matches during 1976 Olympics held in Montreal.