City of Fredericton

Willie O'Ree Place

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605 Cliffe Street
Fredericton, NB
E3A 0S1
Phone: (506) 460-2700

Willie O'Ree Place is a fully accessible, state-of-the art facility that  features two NHL sized ice surfaces, 11 large dressing rooms, offices for officials and event organizers, an indoor walking track, three rooms for community use, canteens operated by the Nashwaaksis Y's Men Club, the Fredericton YMCA Northside Wellness Centre, and a seasonal youth centre and indoor skateboard park. In addition, this facility houses Fredericton's Celebration of Sport.

The Scotiabank Park North Complex was officially named Willie O'Ree Place in a public ceremony January 16, 2008 in honour of the former Fredericton man who became the first black person to play in the National Hockey League 50 years ago.


Hours for skate sharpening

Mon-Wed  4pm – 8pm
Thursday  4pm - 7pm
Friday   4pm - 8pm
Saturday  9am - 5pm
Sunday   3:30pm-5pm

Willie O’Ree Place Community Rooms

Willie O’Ree Place offers three spacious community rooms available for special events. Each individual room has the capacity to host up to 60 people in theatre style seating or 40 people around tables. For larger events, all three rooms can be opened up to accommodate up to 200.


$20.00/hr for each community room 

Equipment/Services (provided at no charge)

  • Projector and Projection screen
  • Podium
  • Wireless Internet
  • Room set-up prior to your event

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