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Posted by mybackyardicerink on October 30, 2013 at 2:30am
Our newest member is Chris Engle of Clinton, New York.
Chris has just joined making it 400 members already on the …Continue
Posted by mybackyardicerink on October 17, 2013 at 5:04pm
Hey Fellow Rinkers, the final tally for my charity backyard rink project was over $34,500 raised for my charities (Easter Seals NL, Rainbow Riders and Mazol Shriners) whose mandate is to assist children and young adults…Continue
We hope everyone is having a great skating season!…Continue
Posted by mybackyardicerink on February 27, 2013 at 9:00pm
Frank Joseph Zamboni, Jr. was a U.S. inventor whose most famous invention is the modern ice resurfacer, with his surname being registered as a trademark for these resurfacers. Would have been 112 years old today!…Continue
Posted by David Gibbons on January 16, 2013 at 12:17pm
Saw this posted on Facebook somewhere and wanted to pass it on, as it's certainly an interesting idea. Paralleling efforts from climatologists who use data from weather stations across Canada, a group of geographers from a university in…Continue
Posted by Magnus Leslie on January 15, 2013 at 10:46am
Just put up my rink and put the liner down. We got an inch or so of slush and while I was checking it out found several rips in the liner. I've had good luck using the wide white plastic tape in the past but that was alway put on dry. I need to…Continue
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Setting up my rink for the 6th year and want to 'hide' the liner. I see lots of people on here with there rinks do not 'wrap' the liner over their boards. How are they doing it? Can someone draw out a profile for me or let me know, thanks!! I…Continue
Started by Mark V. Last reply by Richard Vitali yesterday.
Hi allthis is my first post and i plan on laying my foundation for my rink just dont know how big i want to go either 16x32 or 20x40 i am going to use 2 x 10 boards for the outer plates to hold my tarp and i plan on using a old 28 foot round pool…Continue
Started by Brian Rockwood. Last reply by David kassies yesterday.
Finally got the boards up for the new season and I expanded the rink size this year as well, I figure it can't add THAT much extra maintenance time right guys! :) My dilemma is this and I struggled with it last year as well, securing the liner over…Continue
Started by Chris Jostock. Last reply by Brian Rockwood on Thursday.
Hey all...wanted to get some input as to what type of lights I should use and how to setup lights around my rink so I can use it at night....any suggestions/comments/links...etc...would be greartly appreciatedContinue
Started by Thomas Kuerlemann. Last reply by derrick on Thursday.
I was thinking of holding up my netting by pounding a smaller PVC pipe into the ground and then having the bigger PVC pipe slip over the smaller one and then have a guy wire across my yard for the top and over side
Started by David kassies. Last reply by Daniel robitaille on Thursday.
I purchased a few Mylec 814 nets for my outdoor rink this year and my son is already firing pucks right through them in the garage. Apparently these nets are made for street hockey and not pucks. Has anyone ever purchased netting and just wrapped a…Continue
Started by Chip. Last reply by Daniel robitaille on Thursday.