What is the Mariners Centre?
The Mariners Centre is a multi-purpose facility with two ice arenas. It is capable of hosting trade shows, conventions, concerts, exhibitions and many other activities. The complex is owned by the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth and the Town of Yarmouth and has an appointed Management Board to oversee the operation. There is also a barn with animal stalls and a riding ring on the property.
What time of year does the Mariners Centre operate?
The Mariners Centre is open year-round. With the exception of a few weeks in the summer to allow for the Western Nova Scotia Exhibition, there is ice in at least one arena throughout the remainder of the year. With a complete ice cover system, the surface can be converted for other uses in a matter of hours.
Is the Mariners Centre licensed to serve liquor?
The Mariners Centre has a Special Occasions license. During special events a bar service is maintained on the second floor with service to the sky box as well. Both arena surfaces can also have bar service depending on the event. Alcohol is prohibited in all other areas of the facility, including the spectator seating.
What are the advertising possibilities within the Mariners Centre?
Signage space is available in both arenas on the wall and on the rink boards. Ice logo advertising in Arena 1 is limited to sponsors of the Tri-Star Jr. A Mariners Hockey Club.
Advertising rates vary according to size and placement and are available by contacting the Administrative Office.
What services can the Mariners Centre provide?
The Mariners Centre provides a comprehensive ticketing system using Theatre Manager. It has a full service canteen along with a commercial kitchen. Ticket agents, security personnel, ushers, forklift and sky-jack operators, and event set-up personnel are all available. We can even cater parties. If you are planning an event, we will strive to meet all your needs.
The Mariners Centre is also a designated emergency shelter. The facility is equipped with a 6000 watt generator in the event of a power failure to ensure there is no interruption in service.