Island Savings Centre, Duncan Vancouver Island

About This Project

Island Savings Centre, Duncan Vancouver Island – Home of the Cowichan Valley Capitals

Load the Press Release from the Cowichan Valley Regional District

 The Island Savings Centre, site of the World’s Largest Hockey Stick and Puck, is home to the BC Hockey League Cowichan Valley Capitals, minor hockey, figure skating, and public ice programs.

During the dry floor season the Cowichan Arena is used for lacrosse, trade shows, conventions, special events, roller hockey, and in-line skating.

The Vancouver Canucks have hosted their Training Camp at least three times in Duncan (1980, 1984, and 1986).

Features: NHL regular size ice surface, 85 ft x 200 ft, 1400 permanent seats, 1000 portable seating, five dressing rooms, referee room, and a skate sharpening room.


Electrical and Gas Savings at Island Savings Centre 


kWh Estimated Savings with REALice®



  • Ice Temperature raised 3°F (6% refrigeration savings/1°F)
  • Stronger ice means less cleans
  • Cold water means less heat load on compressors
  • Cold water means less dehumidification
  • Less hard water problem

Estimated Savings 85,000 kWh


GJ Verified savings with REALice®


Gas Savings

  • No natural gas used to heat water for flooding
  • 120USG x 8 times a day @ 140°F => 50°F
  • 9 Months of the year.

Verified savings 290 GJ 





Address: 2687 James St, Duncan, BC V9L 2X5
Phone: (250) 746-0450

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