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Not to be confused with Canada Olympic Park, Olympic Plaza is a public square just across the street from Calgary's stately, sandstone Old City Hall. Plunked at the eastern end of the Stephen Avenue stroll, the plaza was built for the Winter Olympics in 1988. It served as a very public place for medal winners to receive their awards and has continued in the celebratory vein. This is now where Calgarians come to celebrate everything from hockey victories to Reggaefest. Bands play here in the summer -- the regular being every Wednesday at lunch time -- and a host of events play out here, as well. When it's not occupied, the summertime plaza features a wading pool for kids -- and sweaty office workers -- to cool off in. In the winter, the plaza is a popular public skating rink. It includes a Legacy Wall, with plaques commemorating medal winners from the Calgary Olympic Winter Games.