Western Financial Place - Cranbrook, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 30.808 W 115° 45.407
11U E 589992 N 5485280
Quick Description: Built in 2000, this sports complex finally provided an appropriate home for the Kootenay Ice of the Western Hockey League.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 4/2/2014 11:53:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMKEX3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue
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Long Description:
A little bit more than just a hockey and skating arena, the building also offers swimming, a water slide, hot tub, sauna, squash, racquetball, restaurant, fitness park and more.
In the heart of the East Kootenay lies Western Financial Place, a multi-purpose recreational facility highlighted by a 4268 stadium seating NHL size arena and an aquatics centre. Western Financial Place is home to the WHL’s Kootenay ICE and host to a broad range of concerts, shows and special events.
Our multi-purpose facility services include:

• NHL sized rink (200’ x 85’) with 4268 Arena seating capacity
• Indoor Aquatic Facility
¶ 8 lane 25m lap Pool with diving board
¶ Entry Level Wave/Leisure Pool with water features
¶ Water Slide
¶ Hot Tub, Steam and Sauna Rooms

• Box office and ticket sales for Kootenay Ice home games/packages, special events, concerts and shows held at Western Financial Place
• Meeting room space available for rent or lease
• Catered restaurant with a capacity to host up to 145 people
• Squash court with moveable wall converting into a racquetball or wallyball court
• Indoor walking in the concourse area around the perimeter of the arena
• Senior’s Fitness Park (outdoor training circuit)

As the premiere entertainment centre in the East and West Kootenay, we strive to attract world class events to our region. Western Financial Place has hosted many events such as: Tragically Hip, ZZ Top, Riverdance, Randy Travis, Alice Cooper, Larry the Cable Guy, Johnny Reid, Dwight Yoakam and Bob Dylan. [Charlie Pride-May 22 and Kenny Rogers-June 11 are scheduled for this spring.]

At Western Financial Place our tenants include: Kootenay Therapy Center offering a wide variety of physiotherapy services, Coyote Jack’s providing food services before, during and after any event and Shivers Sugar Factory to satisfy your sweet tooth. The administration offices for the City of Cranbrook Leisure Services Department are also located within Western Financial Place. For a full listing of our facility and Leisure Services staff, please click here.
From Western Financial Place

Public or Private Access?: Public

Physical Address:
1777 2nd Street North
Cranbrook, BC Canada
V1C 7G9


Rink Website: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation: Not listed

Price: Not listed

Rent available ?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
There are no specific visit requirements, however telling about your visit is strongly encouraged. Additional photos of the building or rink to add to the gallery are also nice, but not required. Pictures with a GPS or you in them is highly discouraged.
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