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Frank McCool Arena

Frank McCool Arena hosts minor and adult ice sport leagues including hockey and ringette. The arena is 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. Adjacent to the arena is Frank McCool Athletic Park.

Frank McCool ice rink, S.E. Calgary
Frank McCool ice rink


1900 Lake Bonavista Drive S.E. - Map
Frank McCool Arena - Walking Map

311 or 403-268-CITY (2489) if calling from outside Calgary

Accessibility information



Arena schedules

Public Skating and Shinny Hockey schedules

Arena features

  • One 185' x 85' artificial ice surface
  • 250 person spectator seating capacity
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.​

Frank McCool Arena renovation

This facility was closed from 2016-2018 to accommodate arena renovations. The arena reopened on April 11, 2018.
Upgrades to the facility include:
  • Rebuilt and expanded change rooms, including new flex change rooms
  • New bleachers
  • Addition of a wheelchair accessible viewing platform
  • Roof replacement
  • New energy-efficient fixtures throughout the facility
  • Upgrades to electrical, plumbing, fire suppression and HVAC systems