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RINK REPORT CARD: 2007-2008

Westway

C+

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Strengths: Rink and change area are in good condition and well cared for, good old-fashioned arena design


Areas for improvement: This rink lost points because of low public skating and shinny times. If the rink were only for permits, its score would be A-. In that case it should not be tax-supported. But current permit income is less than 30% cost.


Next steps: Make available more time in the evening and on weekends for public skating and shinny. Make helmets optional for shinny hockey. Have weekly family-skate and youth events to strengthen community use. Flyer schools and

69 %

1. Access

12 / 30

Public ice time / permit balance

5 / 12

Reliable schedule

5 / 11

Enough mats for skaters

2 / 3

Skate equipment available

n/a

2. Communication

17 / 20

Good signage

10 / 11

Friendly staff

4 / 4

Working phone line

3 / 5

3. Ice Quality

10 / 10

Regular maintenance

3.5/ 3.5

Not too thick

3 / 3

Maintenance complements schedule

0.5 / 0.5

Clean below the surface

3 / 3

4. Skater Friendliness

30/ 40

Welcoming atmosphere

14 / 14

Convenience

2 / 8

Working facilities

7/ 11

Safety

7 / 7


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