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Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Feb 24, 2017

Mark your calendars, Nanaimo! The Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is coming to our community February 25-26!

A series of events celebrating sports in our community will take place leading up to Sunday, February 26 where Ron MacLean and Tara Slone will broadcast live from Maffeo Sutton Park during an NHL game (Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators). Please note: The actual NHL game will take place in Miami, Florida. 

Watch this page, the City blog, follow us on social media (facebook.com/CityofNanaimo, @CityofNanaimo) or visit hometownhockey.com for updates.

Events

Here is the schedule of events during the Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival on February 25 and 26.

In celebration of Rogers Hometown Hockey, the City of Nanaimo is hosting the following events:

Saturday, February 18
Outdoor Ice Rink opens (until February 26) - Maffeo Sutton Park

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19
Old City Quarter Selby Cup (ball hockey tournament organized by DNBIA) - Selby Street (in between Franklyn and Fitzwilliam Streets)

Saturday, February 18 & Sunday, February 19
Zipline over Swy-A-Lana Lagoon open

Monday, February 20
School District 68 Pro-D Day - Buccaneer Day at the outdoor rink in Maffeo Sutton Park

Tuesday, February 21
School District 68 Pro-D Day – Nanaimo Clippers Day at the outdoor rink in Maffeo Sutton Park

Wednesday, February 22
Outdoor ice rink open 10:00 am to 5:40 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park

Thursday, February 23
Outdoor ice rink open 2:00 pm to 5:40 pm- Maffeo Sutton Park
NDSS Theatre Performance - The Port Theatre
Nanaimo Buccaneers Home Game at 7:15 pm - Nanaimo Ice Centre
Nanaimo Islanders Female Hockey Association 20th Anniversary Celebration, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm - Nanaimo Curling Club
Snuneymuxw First Nations Welcome Feast - Newcastle Island

Friday, February 24
Jersey Day - Wherever you are, wear your favourite hockey jersey
Outdoor ice rink open 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Zipline open 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
NDSS Theatre Performance - The Port Theatre
Nanaimo Clippers Home Game at 7:00 pm - Frank Crane Arena, Beban Park
Vancouver Island University Welcome Reception - Gathering Place, VIU
Rogers Hometown Hockey School Visit

Saturday, February 25
Day 1 of Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Outdoor ice rink open 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Zipline open 10:00 am to 9:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park

Sunday, February 26
Day 2 of Rogers Hometown Hockey Festival, 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Outdoor ice rink open 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Zipline open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Edmonton Oilers at Nashville Predators game will be livecast at 1:30 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Live Sportsnet broadcast 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers game will be livecast at 4:30 pm - Maffeo Sutton Park
Fireworks Display to follow game - Maffeo Sutton Park

Community Event Sponsors

We would like to thank the following community sponsors for their generous contributions to the Rogers Hometown Hockey community events:

City Blog:

September 7 - Puck Drop!

Related Links:

Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour website

City Facebook

City Twitter

Paint the town red

Hometown Hockey Event List 

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