Oceanside Place Arena

Oceanside Place Arena

Oceanside Place Arena is more than just an ice rink! It is a perfect place to host your tournament, skating/hockey school, conference or trade show.

Oceanside Place Arena is located next to Wembley Mall on Highway 19A and is home to the Recreation administration offices. Here, you can learn about program registration and parks managed by the Regional District.

Youth on Ice

Events at Oceanside Place

Successful events that have utilized Oceanside Place include:

  • Seniors Annual Hockey tournament (up to 24 Teams)
  • Annual Home Show,
  • Vancouver Island Skate International , annual event
  • Secondary School Commencement Ceremonies, annual event
  • The TOPS conference in 2007 and 2013
  • 2008 the Rotary International Conference
  • 2009 U-17 World Hockey Challenge (member of an inter-island hosting partnership)
  • BC/YT Skate Canada Regional Development Camp, annual event
  • 2012 BC/YT Skate Canada Provincial Championships
  • 2015 Parksville Quilt House Quilters Guild, Quilt Show and Sale

Oceanside Place specifications

Car & Home Shows

  • 2 NHL regular size ice sheets. (17,000 sqft each)
  • Multipurpose over ice floor cover available for shows and events.
  • 1000 spectator seating in Howie Meeker Arena
  • 200 spectator seating in Victor Kraatz Arena
  • 1204 sqft Multi Purpose Room with option to divide in two, each side has a sink. Chairs and tables available.
  • 3500 sqft Lobby available for event use.
  • Oceanside Pond, Leisure ice for rent or public use. Converted to dry floor April-September.
  • Meeting Room 259 sqft.
  • Skate Shop sharpening and rentals.
  • Accessible by Regional Transit

Oceanside Place Arena

830 West Island Highway
Parksville, BC
V9P 2X4
Phone: 250-248-3252
Fax: 250-248-3159
Toll Free: 1-888-828-2069
email: recparks [at] rdn.bc.ca