New outdoor rink for Leduc

Leduc is about to receive its third outdoor rink thanks to the cooperation of the city and Beaverbrook Communities Leduc.

NEW RINK - In the spring of 2015 Beaverbrook Communities Leduc approached city administration with a proposal to develop a community outdoor rink to be located in Stage 4 development in the Robinson neighbourhood.

Leduc is about to receive its third outdoor rink thanks to the cooperation of the city and Beaverbrook Communities Leduc. In the spring of 2015 Beaverbrook Communities Leduc approached city administration with a proposal to develop a community outdoor rink to be located in Stage 4 development in the Robinson neighbourhood.

The proposed outdoor rink is to be built to the similar standards as the other outdoor rinks currently used in Leduc. These include minimum board dimensions of 180’ by 80’. Concrete surfacing, multisport lines for year round use, player boxes. A utility and maintenance shed, power and water, rink lighting, and a chain link fencing. The use of a concrete surfacing will allow a longer winter ice use than an asphalt surface. Total cost is budgeted to cost $481,561.20 with the city contributing $200,000 through its capital budget.

Upon completion of construction and acceptance by the City of Leduc, future maintenance and operations of the rink would be turned over to the City of Leduc. The workload for the city’s operations staff would increase with the addition of this outdoor rink. The city administration will work on a cost-sharing agreement with Beaverbrook Communities Leduc.

The outdoor rink will be managed by Beaverbrook Communities Leduc and is scheduled for completion by this fall. Mayor Krischke, at the July 13 council meeting stated that this was a “great project by a great developer which will save the city money while providing an excellent project for the community.”

 

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