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Monday, March 28, 2011

End of Season Report


It was a long season, with opening Day on Nov. 27th tied with 2008 for the earliest, last season we opened on Dec. 12th,2009, this year's closing date was March 13th last season we closed on March 5th,2010 so we had approx. 24 more days.We started flooding at 8 pm this season and added 66 coats to the upper rink and 54 to the lower, plus the lower rink was larger than most years.Bertha our snow blower had a rough year and may need a new motor.This years crew was; Andrew,Biagio,2 Brads, Bud,Dennis,Glenn,Grant,Ian,Jamie,Jeff,JR,Keith,Kris,Kurt and Neil.Thanks to Spolumbo's for sausages, Nick's for lots of Pizzas and Bud's friend Doug for Calgary Beer.Thanks to Kris' wife Lisa for letting us know about the Calgary Herald's Contest,we won their CALGARY'S BEST OUTDOOR SKATING RINK contest.Prize where two tickets to the Heritage Classic , Bud and Kurt went, thanks to Keith for giving his ticket to Kurt.We also got lots of other press with Kurt, Kris and Kurt's daughter Paulina appearing in different newspaper stories.This season's Shinny Hockey program was the best ever according to Coach Grant Parks . With help from Jean and Hillary Blackstock and Assistant Coach Todd, 24 kids enjoyed the Tuesday night program.
Thanks to all involved in the success of this season.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Wrap Up Thursday March 24th






Kurt, Andrew, Bud, Ian, Kris, Glenn, Keith, Biagio and Jamie all met to Celebrate the Best Ice Guy Season in a long time.
Thanks to Nick's for the Pizzas, Bud for the Calgary's and the Community for other Drinks.
I wanted to post pictures of the "Ice Girls "..but

Sunday, March 20, 2011

First Day of Spring ..Cleaning


Bud, Grant and Kurt, took down the window nets and put them away.
Keener Kurt was down earlier and clean out the Bertha room.
Another good job by Kurt.

Wrap Party is this Thursday March 24th starting at 7 pm. hope to see you then.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Hockey ?

Tonight's report +3 C





Tonight; Bud, Andrew,Ian and Dennis showed up and took the nets off the ice and put some shovels away. Looks like we are done,but we should still show up Thursday to tidy things up.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Saturday Afternoon



























The weather was warm and brought out all the photographers.
The Calgary Herald and the Calgary Sun took what could be the last photos of our traffic ice this year.

Friday, March 11, 2011

Spring is just around the corner.


Kris, Biagio,Ian,Kurt,& Brad, added what maybe the last two coats to the upper rink.
So now there are 66 coats on the upper and 54 on the lower.

Sunday, March 06, 2011

-21C Tonight's Crew






Kris,Dennis,Andrew,Jamie,Kurt & Glenn, cleaned and added two coats to the upper rink now 64 coats on upper, 54 coats on lower. Bud took pictures.
ICE WRAP PARTY WILL NOW BE ON THURSDAY THE 24TH.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Sheen and Flood


Tonight because Charlie Sheen showed up, Keith,Ian,Kris,Kurt and Jamie only cleaned and put two coats on the top rink. So now there are 62 coats on the top rink and 54 on the bottom.

NOTICE THE WRAP PARTY WILL NOW BE HELD ON Thursday MARCH 24th BECAUSE OF COLD WEATHER EXTENDING THE LIFE OF THE RINKS.