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Max Bell Centre Arenas

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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 Centre has two arenas - Ken Bracko and Max Bell #2. The 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 Centre has registered programs, as well as a free indoor walking track with cardio equipment available at no cost.

Max Bell Centre - Walking Map


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

Max Bell Centre:
Arena booking information
Registered programs
Indoor walking track schedule


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

Accessibility information

Arena features

  • Two artificial ice surfaces (Ken Bracko and Max Bell #2)
  • Press box with broadcast accommodation
  • Score board with flexible scoring and timing capabilities
  • Bose communications and intercom system
  • Ken Bracko Arena has a seating capacity of 2,121
  • Max Bell #2 has a seating for 400
  • 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 Ken Bracko Arena open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Free admission. See schedule. (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:
    • Lifemark Physiotherapy
    • Hockey Calgary
    • Esporta Sports Equipment Cleaning and Skate Sharpening - Open year round 403-204-9013
    • Junior A Canucks
    • AAA Midget Northstars
    • Raider's Lacrosse
    • Calgary Fire Elite
  • One concession open game nights and / or as requested
  • 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.​​​