Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks is the premier recreational ice sports facility in Metro Vancouver. Conveniently located off the Trans Canada Highway and centrally situated in the heart of the lower mainland, it’s a focal point among sports enthusiasts that offers recreational and entertainment activities for all ages.
This 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 B.C. 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. Our 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.
Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks also provides a wide variety of sports development programming through our Canlan Hockey Academy, B.C. Centre of Excellence, and Canlan Soccer Academy. Whether you’re just stepping onto the ice or field for the first time or are looking to take your skill development to the next level, our programs are designed to improve your level of play in all dimensions of the game.
With over 1.5 million annual visits Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks is a hub of activity playing host to several past large scale and on going events that have included: 2008 World Broomball Championships, 2009 World Police Fire Games, The Challenge Cup, BC Summer Skate, Vancouver Canucks training camps, several corporate hockey tournaments and minor hockey related events. Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks is also home to the largest recreational adult hockey and indoor soccer leagues in Metro Vancouver with over 500 teams participating annually in the ASHL (Adult Safe Hockey League) and 140 teams in the Indoor Soccer Leagues.
Welcome to Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks – where the experience is everything!
C.O.E. - Formula
The formula for the BC COE is unique in this country. There is a grass root Talent ID Program that scouts young children into “Jr.Academy”. The Jr.Academy follows an athlete development model that was designed by Ms. McLeod. The Jr. Academy includes Team Coaching, Reward Incentives, Full Technique and Skill Development, Theatre On Ice, Practice Supervision, Term Evaluations, Club Competition and Fun Events.
Requirement: Under 10 years of age and an Audition
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The Formula continues from Jr. Academy into our Interediate, Sr. B and Sr. A competitive programs. These programs include assigned base Coach that works within the Team Coach Framework which compliments athlete strengths/weakness. Within each program the following items are offered: Group Enrichment, On Ice Classes, Off Ice Programs, Video Technology, Harness, Quality Accredited Ice Time, Enhanced and Open Sessions, Opportunity to audition for Competitive Ice Dance.
Finally BC COE has a competitive Ice Dance Program. The Singles program is directed by Joanne McLeod and her team of International, World Coaches. Any skaters with competitive reputation are invited to join her world class training sessions. Please apply directly to Ms. McLeod (email – email@example.com) The Ice Dance Program is coordinated by World and Olympic level ice dancers Megan Wing and Aaron Lowe. Our Ice Dance Program has National Champions and Junior and Senior National Team Members.
“For every type of figure skater we have a program.”
Ms. McLeod Elite Singles have won ISU Junior and Senior Grand Prix Events, Senior Grand Priz Final, Junior Worlds, Senior Worlds Top 5 Finish. She has had both male and females compete at the Olympic Games.
6501 Sprott Street
Toll Free: (800) 822-6898
Phone: (604) 291-0626
Fax: (604) 291-2213