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Facility Design Issues

A good design will reduce annual operating expenses and maintenance
       The following articles are offered to assist you in exploring the possibility of approaching private investors, park departments, or schools to construct an ice rink in your community. 

       Be advised that you need to have a well thought out proposal if you plan on obtaining financial that involves a public agency - city, school, or park and recreation department.  Securing the passage of a bond issue for this type of project must have a ground swell of broad community support if therre is any expection of success.
Design Considerations
New  Ballet's Influence on Figure Skating

Construction Design Check List
New  Ice Rink Dehumidification Design, Application, and Product Guide
Design Tips
  1. Park and Recreation owned and operated community rinks
  2. Church Owned and Operated Community Centers
  3. Private Membership Skating Clubs
  4. Privately Owned Rinks Open to Public
  1. Market Analysis Summary
  2. Amenities and Services
  3. Naming Rights
  4. Strategy and Implementation Summary
  5. School and Community Programs & Activities
  6. Charter Schools     High School of the Arts
  7. Competitive & Recreation Athletes Health & Wellness Services
  8. Management Summary
  9. Job Descriptions
  10. Financial Plan
  11. Ice Rink Executive Summary
  • Historical References:

The following internet links have been gleaned from personal communications
combined with information from public institutions and athletic organizations/
associations that have a web presence with information concerning team and
individual sports programs:

The Ultimate Ice Skating Facility
Planning a New Ice Skating Rink
Summary - Developing New Ice Skating Rinks
Executive Summary
Formulating a Rink Proposal
Feasibility Study
Business Financial Structures
Rink Feasibility Study
Facility Design Issues
Facilities Concerned with Design
Design Principles
Ice Skating Rink Business
PDF  When Bigger is Better
PDF  How An Ice Arena Works

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