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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.


booking ice

The Drumheller Memorial Arena can also be rented on a non-ice basis; thus, allowing it to serve a wider audience and be a great venue for your town events! 

The following details and rates serve to inform you of the economic option that is our local arena: 


Hourly Rate

Local, Non-commercial

$166.00 + GST

Local, Commercial

$166.00 + GST

Non Local

$183.50 + GST

Please note the following details: 

  • If you require a clean-up crew for your event, our town crew charges $400.00 per hour.
  • Rates will be negotiated on a per event basis for larger events. 
  • Town staff will be arranged to open and close the facility. 

In addition, Persons renting the arena floor space during the off season for a three day or more event shall be allowed the use of the arena floor space on the day before and/or the day after the event, at a reduced daily rental rate (hourly rate x 8 hours) equal to one-half the normal daily rental rate. This provision is established to accommodate extra time that the renter may need to set up and/or disassemble any structures or displays necessary for the event but is not intended for the purpose of running the event itself.

The renter will be responsible for advising Facilities Staff if either of these extra days is required when booking the facility.

For more information about booking the Memorial Arena for your events, please call (403) 823-1324.  


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

or call (403) 823-1326.