Grant Funding for Princeton Arena Retrofits

The Town of Princeton has been successful in an application for arena upgrades through a Government of Canada grant program called “Green and Inclusive Community Building Program”.

The grant will cover 80% of the cost of:

  • Roof replacement and ceiling insulation upgrades
  • Rooftop solar panel system
  • Dehumidification system
  • Electric ice resurfacer
  • Electric ice edger

Final details and agreements will be negotiated, work will likely begin this fall and early spring 2023.

Infrastructure Canada

Information Release July 25, 2022

Green infrastructure improvements to Princeton’s arena 

Built in 1974, with major upgrades in 2009, 2010 and new paint in 2016, the arena is a place for the community and visitors to enjoy. The arena is home to the Princeton Posse Jr B Hockey Team, Princeton Minor Posse Association, Princeton Highland Dancers, Princeton Shorei-Kan Dojo and a variety of adult recreational hockey teams.

Skating Schedule - Will be available Oct 2
Scheduling is subject to changes. Please call the Arena at 250-295-7222 or email for skating times or visit our Facebook page (Town of Princeton Recreation) for weekly skating schedules.

Click on the date for weekly arena schedule. The Arena Schedule is subject to changes due to rentals, hockey games and staffing. 








Under 5


WE ACCEPT CASH, CREDIT & DEBIT - All prices are subject to GST

Skates are available to borrow at the Arena, but very limited in supplies and sizes.


Learn to skate program. See you in the Fall of 2023. 
Skating Lessons are offered through the Princeton Recreation Department. 
Click here for program poster. Click here for Program equipment list. For more information or to register please call 250-295-6067 or email

 Hockey Programs, Highland Dance, and Karate are offered with a variety of local sport organizations.


Rates for ice rentals including birthday parties, tournaments, and private are available by contacting the arena at 250-295-7222 or e-mail

Birthday Parties

Birthday party skates are fun for everyone. The Arena welcomes you to book during a public skate time. A dressing room will be reversed for you with a table for gifts and snacks. Some families even host a tailgate party. Admission for skating is the only cost to you. Call the arena at 250-295-7222 or the recreation office at 250-295-6067.


  • Standard Ice Surface
  • 6 Public Dressing Rooms
  • Score board with timing capabilities
  • Theatre Screen and Projector
  • Announcers Booth
  • Seating for 500
  • Skate Shop
  • Multi-use Mezzanine
  • 2200 square feet
  • Seating for 200
  • Small stage
  • Washrooms
  • View of ice surface
  • Elevator for wheel chair accessibility
  • Concession


167 Old Hedley Road
Princeton BC

Contact Information

Peter Rubingh, Arena Supervisor
Telephone - 250-295-7222 

Arena Staff
Telephone - 250-295-7222