Oceanside Place Arena is more than just an ice rink! It is a perfect place to host your tournament, skating/hockey school, conference or trade show.
Oceanside Place Arena is located next to Wembley Mall on Highway 19A and is home to the Recreation administration offices. Here, you can learn about program registration and parks managed by the Regional District.
Events at Oceanside Place
Successful events that have utilized Oceanside Place include:
Seniors Annual Hockey tournament (up to 24 Teams)
Annual Home Show,
Vancouver Island Skate International , annual event
Secondary School Commencement Ceremonies, annual event
The TOPS conference in 2007 and 2013
2008 the Rotary International Conference
2009 U-17 World Hockey Challenge (member of an inter-island hosting partnership)
BC/YT Skate Canada Regional Development Camp, annual event
2012 BC/YT Skate Canada Provincial Championships
2015 Parksville Quilt House Quilters Guild, Quilt Show and Sale
Oceanside Place specifications
2 NHL regular size ice sheets. (17,000 sqft each)
Multipurpose over ice floor cover available for shows and events.
1000 spectator seating in Howie Meeker Arena
200 spectator seating in Victor Kraatz Arena
1204 sqft Multi Purpose Room with option to divide in two, each side has a sink. Chairs and tables available.
3500 sqft Lobby available for event use.
Oceanside Pond, Leisure ice for rent or public use. Converted to dry floor April-September.