Welcome to the Halifax Oval

The Halifax Oval is

the largest outdoor

artificially refrigerated

ice surface in

the Maritimes.

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Initial ice making will take about 250,000

litres of water.  Ice will be resurfaced

using an Olympia ice resurfacer with a

laser leveller and a laser edger.

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An ice surface (of approx 55,000 sq. ft.)

the equivalent size of 3 NHL hockey rinks.

The ice surface can accommodate up to 1500 skaters at a time.

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6 refrigeration units make it possible to skate

in ambient temperatures as warm as 10°C.

There is approx 450,000 linear feet

(85 miles) of piping used to create the oval.

Ice will be approx 2"

thick above the pipes.

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