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First time rink...

Decided to put in a 24x44 rink into my backyard, having someone do this with 2x12's (just don't have time due to work unfortunately!).  The…

Started by Steve

5 20 minutes ago
Reply by Christopher Lane

Time to fill in Ontario

The Weather is turning cold next week in Ontario Time to lay the liner and start the fill if it hold we should on Skating Dec15th Are you…

Started by Daniel robitaille

5 13 hours ago
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Winter 2017-2018

Thoughts on this winter?  I've been searching around and it seems like the great lakes might be in for a colder, snowier winter than last (…

Started by Chad Hodgkins

14 on Thursday
Reply by Eileen

Filling the Rink

Just a quick question, what makes more sense getting a truck load of water to fill my 20 x 24 rink or use a garden hose? Trying to weight t…

Started by Kevin

5 Dec 5
Reply by Brian

11 mil liner

Hi, I've bought 6 mil liners in the past from Ironsleek and other local vendors.  I came across a heavy duty 11 mil liner on Ebay from ice-…

Started by Chad Hodgkins

1 Nov 30
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Done for the year (planning for next year

To warm for too long Oh well, will start planning for next year. some things I tried this year worked well 1: Used a Board for the bottom s…

Started by Daniel robitaille

2 Mar 22
Reply by Eileen

Liner tear where Nicerink bracket meets liner

Looking to see if anybody has any advice on how to avoid this next season. During a midwinter thaw, I noticed my ice level decreasing an in…

Started by Brooks Traina

1 Mar 21
Reply by Daniel robitaille

For Sale

Unfortunately my son is heading to Middle School next year and it will be hard to justify building the rink next winter - especially since…

Started by Broadway Blueshirts

1 Mar 8
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Happy January Thaw!

To all my Great Lakes brothers and sisters. Here is my forecast for the next 10 days: Gave the rink a long last look before shutt…

Started by Chad Hodgkins

7 Feb 28
Reply by Daniel robitaille


Over the past week we have had: 1. a small snow storm 2 inches or so, followed by a mix of rain and freezing rain. 2. 1 foot of snow two da…

Started by Frank

1 Feb 15
Reply by Daniel robitaille


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