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Policy Statement

Memorial Arena - General Rules

- The Town of Drumheller Bylaw #11-96 prohibits smoking within the Arena.

- Alcoholic beverages are not permitted within the confines of the Memorial Arena.

- There will be NO SPITTING of any substance onto the ice or in the Arena.

- Intentional banging of hockey sticks or other items against the Plexi Glass will not be permitted.

- Persons wearing skates are confined to the ice surface, player benches, hallways and dressing rooms only, unless they are wearing skate guards.  No unguarded skates are allowed in washrooms on concrete floors or in spectator seating areas.  It is requested that players remain in the dressing rooms until game time and then proceed to the ice surface through walkways.

- Any defacing or damaging of walls, floors, seats, bleachers, or any part of the premises is prohibited.  Offenders face suspension and/or responsibility for damages.

- During public skating - tag, crack the whip, throwing snowballs, or any rough house activity that interferes with other people's enjoyment, is prohibited.

- For public skating sessions, uniformed hockey players or hockey sticks are not allowed on the ice.  Figure skaters are to refrain from performing spins and twirls where these movements may cause harm to the public.

- Acts of misconduct or general nuisance will not be permitted on the ice or any part of the arena.

- Supervisors, coaches and/or managers of any classes or teams are responsible for the conduct of their charges.  This applies before, during, and after all sessions. Please be considerate of figure skaters on ice needing to hear their coaches and music and try to keep music in dressing rooms at a minimum until they are off the ice.

- Teams are asked to please co-operate with arena staff during ice preparation, and regular ice maintenance.

- Hockey players, figure skaters, or public skaters are to remain off the ice surface until maintenance staff have completed ice preparation, left the ice, and closed the gates.

- No group shall be allowed in the arena without a supervisor, and the supervisor must remain until the group as a whole has left.

- Storage of any type of equipment in the arena will not be permitted without written consent of the Recreation Director.

- Hockey teams are requested to use one end of the dressing room so as to allow other teams to be ready for their game.

- All ice rentals, seasonal activities, and individual schedules of group ice usage and bookings in general are made through the Recreation Office.  The Recreation Department will not be held responsible for articles lost or stolen.  Keys for dressing rooms can be had by asking Recreation Staff.  We ask for your car keys as a substitute until you return the key.

- Groups, organizations, and the general public are requested to assist the arena staff in keeping the arena neat and clean by using the garbage receptacles supplied.

- Under no circumstances will food or beverages be allowed on the ice surface.

- No one is allowed on the ice without skates.

- Comments or suggestions can be made in writing to the Recreation Director.



Please be advised of that for summer rentals that run from the 1st of April to the 30th of August, the hourly rate is negotiated.

For lacrosse the rate is $70.00/hour.

Dry rentals, on the other hand, will be negotiated on an individual basis. 

During the winter, the rental rates vary depending on the time requested. 

Prime time rentals include weekdays from 4:00PM to midnight, weekends from 7:00AM to midnight, and Holidays from 7:00AM to midnight.

The hourly rates that apply at these periods are as follows:  


Hourly Rate

Youth Groups


Local Adult Hockey


Out of Town Users



In addition, the hourly rates for non-prime time rentals are: 


Hourly Rate

Youth Groups


Local Adult Hockey


Out of Town Users



Junior A rentals, furthermore, follow this rate sheet:  


Hourly Rate






Want to Book Ice Time?

Please e-mail bookings@drumheller.ca

or call (403) 823-1326. 


The Drumheller Memorial Arena has up-to-date facilites for your enjoyment in the community. 

The Arena has a seating capacity of 1, 800 with an extra 444 standing room. 

  • Capacity of 1,800
  • Standing room for 444
  • Ice is 85' X 200'; 18' heighth 
  • 4 dressing rooms
  • 1 girls change room
  • Press box for up to 6 people
  • Ability to run AV through rafters 
  • Stage for commentary; PA system

If you want to know more about the facility, please call us at (403) 823-1326 and our dedicated managers will do their best to address your concerns. 


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