This page is a place to garner support for an Ice rink in the Mendenhall valley. If you know of others that would like to see a rink in the valley send them this way.
Currently $650,000.00 has been appropriated by the legislature to plan and design (Juneau Community Foundation - Mendenhall Valley Dimond Park Ice Rink Facility Design, http://omb.alaska.gov/ombfiles/13_budget/CapBackup/proj59067.pdf) the facility.
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[10/08/15] FYI, There is no ice rink inside the new valley Library. :(
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On February 22, 1980, the United States Olympic hockey team pulled off one of the greatest upsets in sports history, defeating the Soviet Union, 4-3. Back in...
iflscience.com Many inhabitants of the Northern Hemisphere are currently experiencing the peak of winter weather, and have become quite adept at maneuvering on top of ice.
A cutting-edge NHL analytics team puts the test to youth hockey for the first time ever. Watch this video and see what you think.
changingthegameproject.com If we truly had an athlete-centered youth sports model, we would pursue excellence, play less games and practice more, travel less and make sport more affordable to the masses. But we don’t, and its becasue the pursuit of excellence has one huge enemy.
What we need at Treadwell Arena!
A recreational ice facility is highly dependent on a refrigeration system to provide the necessary cooling to produce and maintain an ice surface. The electrically driven refrigeration equipment is the highest ongoing non-labor cost of operation for your facility.
The entire refrigeration process is devoted to removing heat from the ice and disposing of it outdoors at the condenser. Since a great deal of heat is being conveyed by the refrigeration system anyway, it makes economic sense to harness this valuable source of free energy. With a properly integrated building design, the real dollar value of recovered heat can easily exceed the cost of electricity several times over.
Drastically reduced facility operating expense
Increase in refrigeration system operating efficiencies
Reduction in dependence on fossil fuels
Some good uses of heat reclaim are:
Heating of public areas
Heating of bleachers
Ice resurfacing machine water heating
Walkway and driveway snow melting
Domestic hot-water heating
Swimming pool heating
Fresh air makeup pre-heat
Snow melt pit
It is possible to provide the entire facility's heating requirement with free waste heat. With the addition of an opportunistic thermal gathering system, you can provide all of the facility heat at a minimal operating cost. In many cases, this valuable resource has been the tipping point of turning unprofitable facilities into profitable facilities. There is generally a very quick payback on first costs, and some rebates apply. By leasing equipment, your costs can be much less than your savings, providing you with an immediate positive cash flow.
The CBJ is holding meetings about to establishing an empowered board to run Treadwell arena. The next meeting is Thursday, November 13 5 PM at the Valley library.
Contrary to some public comment I have heard this is absolutely not an attempt to privatize Treadwell. Empowered board would be a huge improvement over the way things are currently run. More primetime ice would be available at a lesser cost to the users.
reducing costs is more flexible under an empowered board because you’re not as constrained by the rules of CBJ. For the rink to be a successful endeavor they need to look at what can be done to promote more revenue and a lot of that is tied into marketing. Eaglecrest made a huge jump in how they handled marketing.
Accountability and transparency would be had with an empowered board.There have been multiple times when there have been questions asked as to why something is a certain way and not another way; and answers can be vague, elusive, or nonexistent at times. An empowered board may be different.
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m.juneauempire.com Local youth hockey players are attending the Rocky Mountain Hockey Schools skills and development camp at the Treadwell Ice Arena this week. Camps are for Mites, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam and Midget players.
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bring.mn Minnesota and ice hockey go together like mismatched socks and jerseys in a mid-January outdoor pick-up game – sure it isn't always pretty, but you can't question the commitment. It's the State of Hockey for a reason. Just look at the 1980 Olympics USA Hockey roster – the Miracle on Ice gold medal m…
cleveland.com Dr. James Andrews, one of the most acclaimed orthopedic surgeons in the world, is issuing warnings to youngsters, parents and coaches about being pushed too hard and too far.
Another reason why I like hockey!
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juneauempire.com The Juneau Douglas Ice Association youth hockey teams closed out their seasons recently with competition in Alaska State Hockey Association tournaments.
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Our mission at the Well's Fargo Dimond Park Field House is to provide and maintain a standard of excellence to its users, as well as provide the community with accessible and safe indoor recreation opportunities.