In many smaller communities, curlers have no dedicated ice of their own and share arena ice with skaters. Many will tell you that’s not ideal...
The Mayors’ Megawatt Challenge webinar on “Treated cold floodwater: debunking the myths”, featured operators from a variety of arena types regarding their REALice experience. From higher ice temperatures to lower run times — and excellent ice — you can watch their interviews as they spill the beans. If you only have 90-seconds, watch an overview here which sums up ice quality, savings, and reduced run time really well.
Barclays Center/Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum,
Watch Mike talk about better ice quality at Barclays, which inspired his team to use REALice at Nassau Coliseum too.
Sr. Manager Ice & Building Operations,
WinSport, Calgary, AB. Non-profit 4-pad at Canada Olympic Park. 1xOlympic, 3xNHL-sized pads. Watch Tyler talk about running a blind test on one set of twins, which resulted in a second purchase for Winsport’s other set of twins.
Supervisor of Arenas
Sardis Sports Complex
City of Chilliwack, Chilliwack, BC.
Twin pad that became a triple; one sand base. Watch Mike say REALice stopped the spider cracks on his sand floor, and it saves around 5,000 hours of run time on his compressors each year. Repeat customer. Incentives from FortisBC.
Ice in Paradise
Single + studio, new build using REALice since they opened. Watch Larry say the harder ice produced by the REALice meant during a 4-day power outage, he didn’t lose his ice.
Mayfield Recreation Complex
Sub-level seasonal single pad, M&V study. Watch Cam explains the REALice is letting him keep his ice thinner, resulting in lower maintenance and decommissioning equipment.