The City of Snoqualmie is getting a new, privately financed ice arena, with two NHL-sized sheets, by The Sno-King Amateur Hockey Association believes it will dramatically impact the development of youth and adult ice sports, just as Seattle's NHL team comes on board with new rinks of their own. Groundbreaking is set for this summer, with an opening date scheduled for July of
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In a desire to grow the sport of hockey for local youths and adults, one of the largest hockey associations in the Seattle area is helping eliminate the barrier of limited ice availability with a new arena on Snoqualmie Ridge. Sno-King Amateur Hockey Association announced Wednesday morning that it has finalized plans to open a two-sheet facility in Snoqualmie, set to open for business in the summer of The two rinks will feature NHL-sized sheets of ice and will allow the association to add over 6, hours of ice time for youth hockey, figure skating, and adult hockey leagues.
An oft-stated hope among local amateur hockey officials has been that the arrival of a Seattle NHL team would spur an increase in construction of desperately-needed indoor ice surfaces across the region. Youth and adult programs, he said, were already bursting at the seams with capped memberships and long waiting lists and demand for ice has tended to grow two-or-threefold in places like Texas, Florida and Arizona after the arrival of NHL teams there. As such, the nonprofit association — which operates arenas in Kirkland and Renton — had been focused less on growth and more on serving its existing membership until the NHL team became official back in December.