Winkler Arena

The Winkler Centennial Arena, formerly the Winkler Recreation Complex and commonly referred to as the Winkler Arena, is a 2,000-seat multi-purpose arena located in Winkler, Manitoba, Canada. It is home to the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.[1] The Winkler Arena is Winkler's premier hockey facility. It is located next to the Winkler Aquatic Centre and the Winkler Curling Club.

Winkler Centennial Arena
Location600 Park St Winkler, Manitoba
OwnerCity of Winkler
OperatorCity of Winkler
Capacity2,000 (hockey)
Opened1967
Tenants
Winkler Flyers (MJHL) (1980-present)

On February 9, 2008, CBC's annual Hockey Day In Canada broadcast was hosted from Winkler Centennial Arena.[2]

The 2015 Scotties Tournament of Hearts Provincial Championship was held at the Winkler Centennial Arena. The event ran from January 21-25.

The 2018 Viterra Championship was hosted in Winkler Centennial Arena. The event ran from January 31-February 4.

Winkler's two high schools play their home games in the arena: the Garden Valley Collegiate Zodiacs and the Northlands Parkway Collegiate Nighthawks.

References

  1. "MJHL Yearbook 2012-13" (PDF). Manitoba Junior Hockey League. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
  2. "Winkler, Manitoba at the heart of Hockey Day in Canada". NHL.com. 2008-02-08.


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