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Max Bell Centre Arenas


Max Bell Centre, with its large spectator viewing areas, is an ideal venue for large hockey games and other sporting events, as well as trade shows, meetings and more. Conveniently located off Deerfoot Trail in central south east Calgary, Max Bell Arenas are available for bookings from 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week during prime hockey season (October through March). Requests outside of these hours will be considered. 

Max Bell Arenas - Walking Map

Max Bell Centre ice rink, S.E. Calgary
Max Bell Centre ice rink

Admission fees:
Public Skating and Shinny Hockey

Arena booking information


1001 Barlow Trail S.E. - Map
3-1-1 or 403-268-CITY (2489) if calling from outside Calgary

Accessibility information

Arena schedules

Public Skating and Shinny Hockey schedules

Arena features

  • Two artificial ice surfaces
  • Press box with broadcast accommodation
  • Score board with flexible scoring and timing capabilities
  • Bose communications and intercom system
  • Seating capacity of 2121
  • Three meeting rooms each seating 30 people
  • 18,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space (trade shows)
  • Four (4) multi-use dressing rooms
  • One event office
  • Wheel chair accessible on ground level - North Entrance
  • First aid room available on the arena level
  • ​​Walking track located above Arena 1 open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Free admission. (Limited access on evenings and weekends due to games and events.)
  • Easy access via Calgary Transit regular routes and light rail transit
  • Max Bell Centre offers the following in-house services:
    • Concession and catering
    • Security
    • Electrician
    • Walking track
    • Liquor service
  • Home of the:
    • Junior A Canucks
    • AAA Midget Northstars
  • One concession open game nights and / or as requested
  • Automated skate sharpening machine
  • Esporta Sports Equipment Cleaning and Skate Sharpening -
    Open Year Round 403-204-9013
  • Hot and cold vending machines

For your safety and enjoyment helmets (CSA approved) are strongly recommended for all participants during ice activity and in particular for children and youth.

Looking for more places to skate? Recreation runs 12 Arenas in Calgary.