Thinkspace

Royal LePage Ice Rink

Client: Regional District of Central Okanagan
Location: West Kelowna, BC
Overview:

thinkspace completed the master plan for the Mount Boucherie Community Centre and was subsequently retained to complete both design and construction of the new mechanical room and ice plant, as well as Phase 2, a new 1500 seat arena.

The development of this project utilized a collaborative process including a steering committee, Regional District of Central Okanagan staff, consultants and a Construction manager. The process evaluated programmatic needs as well as design and construction methodology from the use of wood to steel.

The scope of work comprises:

  • 1500 seat arena
  • change rooms
  • washrooms
  • main mechanical room to service future phases
  • shop and storage areas

The project incorporated the installation of a geothermal field to store excess heat energy from the ice plant. The energy centre space constructed in the Phase 2 expansion is designed to heat the current community centre and future phases with enough residual energy that it can also supply the adjacent high school.

Kelowna

206 - 1470 St. Paul St.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2E6
(250) 762 2503

Surrey

300 - 10190 152A St.
Surrey, BC V3R 1J7
(604) 581 8128