Participants will learn the skills required to troubleshoot poor ice conditions, perform ice maintenance, equipment operations and up-keep, while maintaining a safe physical setting. Taking the participant through a combination of in-class and on ice teachings allows for general interaction with equipment and hands-on experience. Geared for ice resurfacer operators, it will improve the working confidence of the participant.
Basic Arena Refrigeration has become an industry-recognized minimum competency for practitioners working in a recreation-related refrigeration plant. Participants will learn the theory and principles of refrigeration and the importance this plays in the creation of a quality ice surface.
Building on the theory from Basic Refrigeration, this course will enhance the practitioners’ knowledge while increasing their operational effectiveness through proven ice installation principles. Further, participants will have hands-on exposure to on-ice applications.
This course provides information and tools to manage human resource issues correctly and efficiently. Employer-to-employee, employee-to-employee and customer service topics are reviewed in depth.
This course focuses on topics related to operating a profitable ice arena. Participants learn how to develop and implement programs, marketing plans and materials to promote their ice arena.
This management course reviews topics related to operating an ice arena safely and efficiently. Participants learn how to identify, assess and address safety and risk related items.
The Safe Ice Resurfacer Operation course is a cost-effective method for skating facilities to provide initial, standardized education to new and novice staff, that are required to operate their ice resurfacers.
The Skating Director Program at NARCE, presented by U.S. Figure Skating, is designed for skating directors, club board members, rink managers and coaches looking for the opportunity to strengthen their skills as program administrators in order to take their program to the next level. The Skating Director Program offers attendees a toolkit that allows for effective leadership and business strategies for program growth and success. This program is fast paced, full of vital programming information, and will inspire, motivate, and educate attendees on how to use the full array of U.S. Figure Skating and Learn to Skate USA programs to create a successful and financially viable skating program. *Participants will earn PSA credits
The USA Hockey Program at NARCE is designed for hockey directors, goaltender development coaches and hockey program administrators.
Our 18th annual educational conference and trade show will take place May 19-22, 2020 in Buffalo, NY. NARCE gives you the unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with professionals from around North America. Registration starts January 1, 2020Learn More