Facility

ARENA: A MULTI-USE FACILITY

The ARENA will have ice for part of the year and a dry floor for the remainder,
the proposed facility will improve health and wellness through a variety of recreational and educational activities.
During ice season, a portable floor can be installed to accommodate many of the dry floor uses.
Here are examples of possible activities, programs, events:

ICE SEASON


Adult hockey
Minor hockey
Child & youth development hockey
Tournaments
Skate Club (figure skating)
Speed skating
Parents & tots
Learn to skate
Public skate
Stick & puck
First Shift program
Youth themed public skate
School skate
Office skate
Christmas on ice
Curling
And more…

DRY FLOOR SEASON


Soccer/Lacrosse
Wrestling/Gymnastics
Tennis/Pickleball
Roller derby
Basketball/Volleyball
Ball hockey/Inline hockey
Dry land training/Development camps
Fitness/Physio/Rehabilitation
Entertainment/Birthday parties
Arts & Culture/Art Shows
Family/Community/Corporate events
Celebrations/Potlatches/Cultural events
Gatherings/Concerts/Festivals
Trade shows/Conventions
Meetings/Seminars/Conferences
High ground emergency centre/shelter
And more…

SUGGESTED FLOOR PLAN

 The ARENA will feature:
• Standard NHL-sized rink
• Ice and dry floor seasons
• Change rooms suitable for families and teams
• Referee change room and first aid room
• Bleachers
• Welcoming, warm lobby area with:
• Skate rentals
• Small concession
• Administrative offices
• Reception area


POOL:

SUGGESTED FLOOR PLAN


The POOL will feature:
• Lap pool with diving boards
• Leisure pool
• Waterslide
• Hot tub
• Change rooms
• Bleachers/Seating
 


A RECREATIONAL FACILITY & WHY?

   

 


ARENA IMPACT on my TAXES



BENEFITS OF RECREATION

The benefits of recreation and wellness to each individual and to communities have been well researched and documented.

Real benefits achieved through individual and community participation in leisure include:

  • Recreation and active living are essential to personal health;
  • Recreation is key to balanced human development
  • Recreation reduces self destructive and anti-social behaviour;
  • Recreation and parks are essential to quality of life;
  • Recreation and related facilities build strong families and healthy communities;
  • Recreation reduces health care and social services costs; and,
  • Recreation and related facilities can be significant economic generators.