Ice Skating Training Facilities
San Diego Figure Skating Communications
Management SummaryRink Management
The economic conditions will affect the ability to raise money to capital the project However, the sluggish economy also lowers the prices of construction materials, and labor. A difficult economy makes it an urgent priority for highly qualified and experienced management that is attentive to details and providing customer satisfaction. Management must have a sense of urgency to grow business for the facility. This physiology must be instilled in the employees.
It is difficult to
the expertise and
necessary knowledge to maximize the value of the
ice arena business; however, The Ice Skating Institute offers courses
designed to provide the knowledge and skills to run a successful ice
skating business. Someone on the staff must have the specialized
skills to operate and repair the refrigeration plant's equipment
(compressors, coolant circulation system, heat exchange system, pumps,
program requires an understanding of the specific needs of the
different skating clients and associated spectators. A personal
customer attitude is required
to run every retail
entertainment business. This must include a flexible schedule that
aggressively ensures that
the very expensive hours of ice time are sold, and good relationships
with hockey, speed skating, curling, and figure skating clubs that will
contract for exclusive use that extends over weeks/months, plus private
groups that will become the core
client base of your business.
Rink Construction A new facility allows the developer to do it properly by investing in lower the long term management and operation. It is generally a wise investment to hire a consulting design/engineering firm to design/review your plans and make appropriate recommendations to avoid making expensive mistakes.
is extremely important to prevent the typical frost/heave damage of the
ice floors that occurs over extended period of operating year round. It
is initially more expensive to install multipurpose concrete floors
that allow alternative events in the arena and practice ice rinks, but
when factored over the life of the building, it make good business
should be give to construct a co-generating power plant that will
efficiently operate the refrigeration compressors, provide a central
hot water source, and electrical service for the facilities with the
possibility of selling excess power to the utility grid.
ventilation issues must be address to preserve the building structure
and provide a comfortable environment for athletes, staff, and
ultimate goal is to install sufficient backup equipment to prevent and
downtime and loss of revenue.
site plan should include the complete facility when fully built out.
This allows for a centralized power plant to be constructed that will
allow excess heat from the refrigeration equipment to be recycled as
hot water and to warm the rooms to a comfortable temperature for
spectators. A central power plant allows the exact number or size
of compressors to run that the supply for coolant matches the
Design consideration must be given to obtaining a Green Environmental designation. Ideally ambient light should be directed to interior areas to reduce the lighting load while minimizing heat transfer, especially in climates with extreme periods of hot and cold temperatures, heavy, wet snow loads, dust storms, and extreme weather like hurricanes and tornados that require interior shelters for clients and members of the surrounding community.
management team for the Ultimate
Sports and Fitness Center Inc. depends on the selection of
highly qualified and respected general
partners who are considered upper management of the facility. They
would be responsible for scheduling, marketing, and developing
promotions, along with organizing and
developing various sports leagues and social, wellness, and fitness
programs for the community.
A management team to run the day-to-day operations will carry out decisions of the general partners. This may also include staff members who will compensate for the founders lack of experience in any area. For example, qualified heads of department will assemble personnel to staff the food and beverage, massage therapy, and fitness sides of the business. General help staff will be hired on a need basis as the users of the facility increase. There will also be a janitorial and maintenance staff hired for basic cleanliness and normal repairs of the complex.
Fitness Center Inc. will have a total staff that depends
on what facilities come on line. It is projected that additional staff
added each year until the center is completely built out. The majority
of the total salary packages (wages, vacation, health benefits, sick
time, and profit participation)
are projected to raise each year until the complex is completely built