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Casman Centre

Casman Centre  Arena

Casman Centre Arena

Casman Centre

Casman Centre

Casman Centre  Arena
Casman Centre

The Casman Centre is the home arena of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons, and a great venue for league and exhibition ice sports. The Casman Centre is fully equipped for ice hockey, ringuette, curling, figure skating, and even lacrosse. With the purchase of temporary fiberglass sport surfaces the Casman Centre can also host boxing, fencing, gymnastics, judo, karate, indoor soccer, table tennis, and wrestling. The Casman Centre was built in 1980 and was renovated in 2014 with a new entrance, concession, pottery studio, and multipurpose room.


The two floors of the Casman Centre are wheelchair-accessible by elevator, and the facility is designed to be accessible to those with reduced mobility. The arena can host medals round and finals competitions as well as non-competitive events. In addition to the arena, pottery studio, and multipurpose room, this fully-equipped facility also contains an amphitheatre, a medical room, a merchandising area, and 2 media booths.


Facility Features:

  • 2 floors

  • Wheelchair and reduced mobility accessible

  • 40 401 square feet (total), 38 500 square feet (indoors)

  • 15 x 15 metre multipurpose room with 200 person capacity

  • 15.2 x 15.2 metre pottery studio with 100 person capacity

  • Amphitheatre with 150 person capacity

  • 6 dressing rooms with showers and bathrooms and separate entrances for home and visitor teams

  • Dressing room for technical officials and referees

  • Separate building entrances for players and spectators

  • Medical room with first aid equipment

  • Catering facilities

  • Media working area with 2 booths

  • Merchandising area

  • 2 storage spaces of 24 x 24 feet and 50 x 24 feet

  • Parking lot with capacity for 260 vehicles and outdoor lighting

  • Drop-off and pick-up zones

  • Bus and public transit access

Arena Features:

  • 85’ x 190’

  • Permanent line markings for hockey

  • All necessary hockey equipment including 2 zambonis

  • 2 benches with capacity for 20 players each

  • Capacity for 1477 spectators plus temporary capacity for another 500

  • 1200 total capacity within the arena itself

  • 6 VIP seats

  • Technical booth with music and PA system

  • Scoreboard and 4-sided videoboard

  • Webcast equipment available

  • Ventilated with AC as per curling requirements

  • Backup generators available: 125 amp 120/208 volt, 400 amp 120/208 volt, 200 amp 120/208 volt

  • Additional equipment: tables, chairs, pipe and drape, 40’ x 50’ stage, forklift, pallet jack, aerial boom, 2 CAT backhoe loaders


Outdoor Fields:

  • Event rooms shared with Father Patrick Mercredi Community School and Fort McMurray Christian School


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