Rink Hours for 2017/18

Located at 96 Street and 107A Avenue. Helmets & skates are available to use free of charge, thanks to Sports Central. Staff supervision provided by the KIDS organization (with thanks).

Weekday Hours: Monday – Friday 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday: 4 – 7:00 p.m. Family & Public skate. 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Open Ice Shinny hockey (all ages).

Weekend Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 2 – 6 p.m. Family & Public skate.
6 – 8 p.m. Open Ice shinny hockey (all ages).

Special Programming: Learn to skate! Free drop-in for all ages! Run by the City of Edmonton. Starts on January 17, 2018. Every Wednesday 4-6 p.m. for six consecutive weeks.

Special Events: McCauley Cup (hockey game with EPS): Thursday December 28. Starts at 1 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Third Annual MCL New Year’s Eve Family Skating Party: December 31, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Hot dogs, marshmallows, and hot chocolate.

Family Day Skating Party: Monday, February 19, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Hot dogs, sleigh rides, and lots of fun!

Note: The rink will be closed on Dec. 24, 25, & January 1.The rink will close if the temperature drops below -25 with a wind-chill or for snowstorms. (Check the MCL’s Facebook page for closures.)

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Neighbourhood Views

  • New Community Garden a Team Effort – Stadium Affordable Storage Centre at 8618 106A Avenue led the creation of a new, thriving community garden this past summer. The owners did a door-to-door flyer to all the surrounding apartments and within three days had a dozen names of volunteers. Maintenance person Fred Saint built the raised beds at the office in the dock area. The volunteer team helped get the beds filled with soil and planted. Next season, the company is looking to double the current size, and to add a fence, signage, and a walk system between the plots. This is a group photo of the volunteers. Fab Colli

  • New Community Garden a Team Effort – Stadium Affordable Storage Centre at 8618 106A Avenue led the creation of a new, thriving community garden this past summer. The owners did a door-to-door flyer to all the surrounding apartments and within three days had a dozen names of volunteers. Maintenance person Fred Saint built the raised beds at the office in the dock area. The volunteer team helped get the beds filled with soil and planted. Next season, the company is looking to double the current size, and to add a fence, signage, and a walk system between the plots. Pictured here are the raised beds. Fab Colli

  • Fr. Jim Holland Named to Alberta Order of Excellence – Fr. Jim Holland received the Alberta Order of Excellence from Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell on October 19, the highest honour in the province. Alberta Order of Excellence

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