Transcona Gets Hockey Arena Expansion

Transcona Gets Hockey Arena Expansion

City of WinnipegVisitors to the Transcona East End Community Club Arena now have more of it to enjoy.

The city and province jointly opened the expansion over the weekend after a 48,000-square-foot addition.

Improvements include a new rink with an additional sheet of ice, a 500-seat bleacher area, renovated locker room and shower facilities, a new entrance and foyer, as well as 3,000 square feet of new recreation programming space.

“With the expansion of this much-loved centre, our growing community will have better access to recreation activities,” said Daryl Reid, member of the legislative assembly for Transcona.

The city contributed $3.7 million to the project, while the province’s share was $3.5 million. The Transcona East End Community Club also provided $5.4 million funding for the project.


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