Dunedin Ice Hockey Association, Dunedin Ice
Skating Club and Dunedin Curling Club formed Ice Sports Dunedin Inc. Each have
representatives elected to the Management Board of the Dunedin Ice Stadium.
Ice Sports Dunedin
(Inc) was formed in 2003 from the
various ice sports clubs who found the former 'Big Chill' ice rink
many years eventually resulted in an offer from the Dunedin City Council,
(following the closure of the 'Big Chill') for the use of the former Dunedin
Stadium, as previous users relocated to the recently completed Edgar Sports
The combined 'Ice Sports Dunedin' body then
undertook the management and construction of the ice arenas facility, and the
City Council re clad the stadium sheet metal roof and wall areas with insulated
polystyrene sandwich panels.
'Ice Sports Dunedin' are proud of the results
achieved in providing the best indoor ice facility in Australasia.
The principal objectives of the new
To build and maintain a superior ice
facility for the greater Dunedin area.
To foster all ice disciplines and to
promote and encourage participants of all ages and
To promote the Dunedin Ice Stadium as
being the premier indoor ice sports complex in
NewZealand. With adjacent arenas, one Olympic size 30m x 60m ice hockey
rink and adjacent multi purpose 18m x 56m four lane curling sheets, the
arena can accommodate alternative activities simultaneously, or allow
for separate 'warm up' and 'competition' areas. Up to ten curling lanes
can be in use at one time with the available ice.
Exciting new devellopments have
been undertaken to enhance and promote the DUNEDIN ICE STADIUM and
provide even better facilities for participants as well as for