Burnaby 8 Rinks

Burnaby 8 Rinks is a state-of-the-art, 250,000 square foot facility features six NHL-sized ice rinks, one indoor soccer field, and one dedicated figure skating rink that is home to the BC Centre of Excellence.

Also included in the facility and overlooking all eight playing surfaces is the 1000 seat, full service, Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse which features a wide selection of menu items with the ability to cater to large group functions and special events.

The on site pro-shop, The Hockey Store, is well stocked with all the latest brand name gear to satisfy your hockey and soccer needs and provides a quality skate sharpening service allowing players the opportunity to have a clean edge each time they take to the ice.

Under the direction of Joanne McLeod, the Skate Canada BC Centre of Excellence is home to World and Olympic figure skating competitors and National and International Champions, including Emmanuel Sandhu. Burnaby 8 Rinks is also the official practice facility for the Vancouver Canucks NHL Hockey Team.

Fast Facts

Amenities include:
- 6 NHL-size ice rinks
- Dedicated figure skating ice sheet
- Indoor artificial turf soccer pitch
- Fitness Facility
- Pro Shop
- Physiotherapy Clinic
- Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse
- Meeting Space

Banquet room of 2,200 square feet, as well as audio visual equipment and a full-time catering department

Facility Specs

Year completed 1996
Seating capacity 1000
Parking capacity 400
Medical room Yes
Warm up area Yes
Licensed for alcohol Yes
Official rooms 1
Food services Yes
Dressing rooms 28
Scoreboard Electronic
Sound system Yes
Owner Private
Office space Yes
Weight room / fitness facility Yes
Equipment storage Yes
Ticket box No
Media room Yes
Internet capability High speed
Hospitality room Yes

Facility Hosting Services

Tourism Burnaby is looking to make your next sporting event a success – from the bid process to execution. Below is a list of complimentary services that Tourism Burnaby offers to sport organizers:

- Bid Assistance
- Event Promotion
- Volunteer Assistance
- Welcome Packages
- Site Inspections
- Accommodation services
- Sport Hosting Grant

For more information, please e-mail: sport@tourismburnaby.com

Hosting Portfolio

Four Continents Cup – 2009
World Police & Fire Games - 2009
2008 World Broom Ball Championships
Challenge Cup
Vancouver Canucks Training Camps
BC Summer Skate
Various Minor Hockey Tournaments
Global Scouting Hockey Tournaments
Cliff Avenue Soccer Tournament

Facility Contact

Matthew Coyne
Executive Director
Tourism Burnaby
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Visit the Burnaby 8 Rinks website

More Information

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Map and Directions

This facility is located in the
Vancouver Coast & Mountains region of BC
Facility Address:
6501 Sprott Street, Burnaby, BC, V5B 3B8