Canlan Ice Sports-York is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose, entertainment and recreational facility that services communities throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Conveniently located right on the York University Campus, our facility houses 6 ice surfaces all under one roof, with two meeting/conference rooms, a large bar & grill (Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse) and a full service Sports-Shop (Canlan Sports Shop). Our annual foot traffic totals over 1,000,000 customers a year with the various activities and offerings we hosts.
Our 1,200 seat, Olympic-Sized Rink (200’x100’) has played host to Team Canada’s National Junior and World Championship Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams and is the proud home of the York University Men’s Varsity & Women’s Varsity teams (York Lions). We are also the proud home of Skate Canada’s National Performance Centre for our national high performance skaters. In addition, we are delighted to have our Minor Hockey partners call our facility home, which include the Toronto Attack (Jr. A GMHL), North Renegades (Jr. A GMHL), North York Storm (OWHA), Toronto Avalanche (GTHL) and the Duffield Devils (GTHL). We are also the home of Total Performance Athletics (TPA Sports), who provide athletes with a one-of-a-kind 4,000 square foot training facility equipped with a 2,500 square foot training floor, complete with top of the line fitness equipment and training.
Our other five ice surfaces are NHL sized (200’x85’). Each rink features four spacious dressing rooms and two large benches. Three of the six rinks can be viewed from the comfort of the Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse, and one other is viewable from our meeting/conference rooms.
The Adult Safe Hockey League (ASHL) is the largest Adult Recreational League in the World! Over 5,000 participants play in our facility annually. We also offer award winning Hockey & Skating Academy offerings which are the best in the area for all ages in the development of playing hockey as well as learning to skate.
We are also your ideal destination for your tournament as we host a large number of tournaments throughout the year. Through Canlan Classic Tournaments (CCT) we see close to over 12,000 participants take part in various tournaments from Spring to Fall. We are also the hosts for such large scale tournaments as the OWHA Provincial Championships, Bell Canada Presidents Cup and Toronto Marlies Holiday December Tournament.
Before, during or after the game, come upstairs and visit us at the Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse! As our guest, we welcome you to come up and watch the game or simply relax in our warm & comfortable viewing area overlooking the rinks. Our fully licensed restaurant features over 30 TV’s with professional sound systems so you can catch all the action! As well, The Canlan Sports-Shop carries a wide selection of top quality hockey gear and casual apparel to satisfy all of your needs! We also offer on-site skate sharpening, contouring and repair. If you're looking to purchase new jerseys, socks and/or jackets for your team, we can provide your team with customized team apparel options.
Drop by Canlan Ice Sports-York today and see what we have to offer you and your group. We’re much more than just a hockey rink! Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will ensure you have the best possible experience from the moment you come through our front doors. We hope to see you soon!