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About Tsuut’ina Nation

The Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre combines world-class facilities with the legendary hospitality of our people. We call this the Tsuut’ina way.

Our mission is to provide an outstanding experience, professional service, and legendary hospitality for our Nation members, our neighbours in the local community, and guests from Alberta, Canada and around the world.

As one of the newest in western Canada and most unique sports facilities in Alberta, it is equipped with two indoor NHL-size rinks, plus a third covered ice rink outdoors. The main Arena has seating for 2,500 and a centre-arena suspended jumbotron. Arena 2 has bench seating for 400.

The Chief Jim Starlight Centre boasts a running track, volleyball, basketball, pickleball and badminton courts, track and field facilities, and an indoor soccer half-pitch. With a seating capacity of 5,000 spectators in the Field House, it is used extensively for sporting activities, tournaments and competitions, concerts, pow wows, conventions and celebrations. Corporate guests are welcome to conduct meetings, conventions, trade shows, keynote speakers, gala dinners, and of course Christmas at the Nation.

The Fitness Centre houses state-of-the-art equipment in one of the newest and largest facilities in Calgary. The Centre also includes a dance studio, with a wall of windows letting the natural daylight stream into a studio filled with large wall mirrors, ballet bars, yoga mats, and additional fitness equipment.

At 228,000 square feet, and $56M to build, the Sportsplex has been the vision of seven former Chiefs of the Tsuuti’na Nation. We are thrilled to welcome our Christmas at the Nation presented in partnership with Taza.

To learn more about the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre, visit

Spanning 1,200 acres of Nation land, Taza is one of the largest First Nation development projects in North America. With three distinct Villages, its legacy encourages economic prosperity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a shared vision for the future. Taza is founded on a set of standards that define an innovative framework to champion Tsuut’ina, and all Indigenous communities, to further transform and thrive.

To learn more about development on the Tsuut’ina Nation, visit