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Eagle Builders Centre

Opening Fall 2021

The new Eagle Builders Centre will soon be boasting an additional ice surface and library and is the future home of the Blackfalds Bulldogs AJHL hockey club.

Looking for Sponsorship Opportunities? View the brochure in the document section below.

Arena and Library Expansion Efforts

The 2015 Recreation, Culture, and Parks Needs Assessment and Master Plan identified the need for an additional ice surface.

» Many similar sized communities have a twin arena.
» An additional ice sheet would address capacity and demand issues.

The 2018 Civic Facilities Development Strategy and Master Plan recommended:

» Planning for an expansion to the Multi-Plex to include additional indoor ice.
» Development of a larger library to support a larger and growing community.

In the development of this facility concept there have been meetings with the Recreation, Culture, and Parks Board; the Library Board; and the Dual Ice Development Society. Facility tours in Red Deer, Calgary, and Okotoks were conducted with the architect (ACI Architects), Town Council, and Town Administration.

Construction of the Eagle Builders Centre Arena and Library began in June 2020. See the final architectural concepts of the facility in the gallery below.

See the renderings and site plans from ACI Architects that were showcased during the September 12 Open House  in the document section below.

Get a virtual tour of the upcoming Centre! Check out the 3D-Fly Thru of the arena/library provided by RC Strategies.

Looking for Sponsorship Opportunities? View the brochure in the document section below.

Jim Hurley Memorial Free Skate - POSTPONED

Through the generosity of the Blackfalds Ag Society, there is FREE skating every Sunday from 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm from September to March. So lace up your skates and come on out for some family fun!

Please note there is no skating Dec. 25 or Jan. 1

Helmets are recommended. No shoes or strollers are permitted on the ice surface.

Public Drop-In Skating

Upcoming dates are listed in the Programs & Registration Calendar.

Home of the Blackfalds Bulldogs & Blackfalds Skating Club

The Blackfalds Bulldogs are a Minor Hockey Association consisting of Pups, Initiation, Novice, Atom, Peewee, Bantam and Midget hockey teams. For more info visit the Blackfalds Minor Hockey website

The Blackfalds Skating Club is a member of Skate Canada and consists of Preschool, CanSkate, PreStar and Starskate skating levels.  For more info visit the Blackfalds Skating Club website.

Ice Season

Mid-August to End of March

Dry Floor Season

April to August


Mon - Fri
3:30pm - 12:00am

Sat & Sun
7:30am - 12:00am

Skate Sharpening

Not available at this time.

Arena Library Expansion 2020 Final Architectural Concept Drawings

At their May 26 regular meeting, Council voted 4 to 3 to approve the final and guaranteed maximum price of the $24.6M capital budget which includes $18 M for the arena (incl. the JR A team addition) and $6.6 M for the Library.

Stay up to date with the Eagle Builders Centre Expansion

Courtesy of TD Aerials and Eagle Builders.

Click here to see a 360 degrees view!