Welcome to the

Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre

Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre brings the excitement of a state-of-the-art sports and special events facility to the community of Membertou, Cape Breton Regional Municipality and surrounding areas. It has the capability to host hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, while remaining completely accessible to the community it was built to serve.


As one of the largest sporting venues on Cape Breton Island, this advanced property has been designed to offer convenience, amenities and first-rate resources at a central location in the community of Membertou.


With two NHL regulation sized ice surfaces operating year-round, an indoor walking track, a YMCA gym, and multi-purpose meeting and event rooms, the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre is dedicated to the promotion of active and healthy lifestyles within the community.


Only steps away from the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, Hampton Inn Sydney, Kiju’s Restaurant, and Lanes at Membertou, the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre is conveniently located in Membertou’s commercial district. Meanwhile, the downtown core and waterfront of Sydney is only a five-minute drive.


In addition to on-ice events and activities, Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre can also accommodate dry-land training, off-ice spectator events, charity events, group meetings and more!

Facility Features

Walking Track

Free indoor walking track. Mon-Fri 6AM-9PM, Sat-Sun 8AM-8PM

Meeting Rooms

3 Multi-purpose meeting/event rooms for rent, free parking & fully accessible.

Two Arenas

Emera Arena seats 1250, BMO Arena seats 250, 12 general use dressing rooms, 2 female dressing rooms, 1 pro style junior team dressing room.

Canteen & Skate Shop

Intermissions Canteen Services: Mon-Fri 5PM-8PM, Sat 8:30AM-9PM, Sun 8:30AM-5:00PM (hours of operation may vary based on rentals). Membertou Skate Shop: Tues-Sun 10AM-6PM

Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre

Includes a fully equipped YMCA

Mon-Fri 6AM-8PM | Sat-Sun 8AM-5PM


For more information about the YMCA, visit their website!

Ice Skating Rentals

Are you looking to skate at the Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre? We offer ice rentals year-round. With two NHL sized ice surfaces the Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre is a great place for team, group or school events.

Ice Rentals (per 50 minutes of ice time):


Mon-Fri 6AM-3PM | $160.00
Mon-Fri 3PM-10PM | $220.00
Sat-Sun 8AM-10PM | $220.00


Mon-Sun | $220.00

* All ice rental prices are listed inclusive of tax. 15% HST is included in the above ice rental prices.

See our Rental Schedule or contact 902.563.4164 for any scheduling inquiries.

For tournament bookings, call 902.563.4164

Room Rentals

Membertou Sport and Wellness Centre has several rental options.

Public Skating

Monday to Friday

Parents & Tots – $2.00

9am – 10am

Senior Skate – $2.00

10am – 12pm

Shinny Hockey – $10.00

12pm – 1pm

Public Skate – $2.00

12pm – 1pm

Because safety is our top priority, everyone on the ice during all public skating must be wearing a helmet. Thank you for your cooperation.

For more information on Public Skating, call 902.563.4164

Advertising Opportunities

Arena advertising is an exciting way to promote your organization and support local events, leagues and programs within the community. Let us customize an advertising package for your company’s goals, objectives and budget.

Interested in advertising & sponsorship opportunities?

95 Maillard Street, Membertou, NS, B1S 3W4