Nice Ice.

Nice ice - Zamboni

In Nanaimo, we have converted our ice resurfacing machines from propane to electric. That’s right, we plug them in rather than gas them up! It’s a significantly greener option, and it means we aren’t pushing harmful carbon emissions and gases into the air that you breathe within our arenas.

plugging in to charge

On top of our electric Zambonis, the City has converted to REALice technology, which allows for ice resurfacing with cool water rather than hot.

zamboni on ice

Watch our story on our REALice conversion at the Nanaimo Ice Centre to learn more about this efficient solution:

The Efficient Chill: REALice Cools Costs (VIDEO)

Zamboni and staff


Last updated: June 20, 2024

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