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:

Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm

Saturday to Sunday, Closed

5 laps around the walking track equals 1 km, 8 laps equals 1 mile.

Meeting Rooms

3 Multi-purpose meeting/event rooms for rent:

Free parking & fully accessible.

Food & Beverage

Intermissions Canteen


Two Arenas

Emera Arena:

Seats 1250.


BMO Arena:

Seats 250.


Arena Rooms:

12 general use dressing rooms.

2 female dressing rooms.

1 pro style junior team dressing room.

Membertou Sport & Wellness Centre

Includes a fully equipped YMCA

Monday to Friday: 6am – 10pm

Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 7pm


For more information about the YMCA, visit their website!

Ice 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-4PM | $160.00
Mon-Fri 4PM-11PM | $253.00


Mon-Fri 7AM-10PM | $253.00


Mon-Fri 7AM-4PM | $160.00
Mon-Fri 4PM-11PM | $253.00
Sat-Sun 8AM-10PM | $253.00

The day rate of $160 does not apply on holidays.

* 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 have several rental options.

Skate Shop

Skate Shop Hours:

Monday-Friday, 12pm-6pm
Questions? Please call: 902.563.4164

Sandy’s Skate Shop is equipped with all you need for a positive experience on the ice. See popular items below:

Skate/helmet rentals – $5.00

Laces (any color) – $5.00

Tape – $5.00

Coloured tape – $6.00

Shin pad tape – $4.00

Skate sharpening – $6.00

Flat bottom V – $7.00

Rivet repair – $2.50 each

Blade repair – varies

Skate and helmet rentals are available at the Skate Shop, located within our facility. There is only a limited amount of sizes and limited availability, therefore, rentals operate on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Skate sizes available:

Hockey Skates: 1-12
Figure Skates: 13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 10

Helmet sizes available:

XS, S, M, L

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 Autwen Ma'sl Awti, Membertou, NS, B1S 3W4


Monday - Friday, 8am - 10pm
Early closure for evenings may occur.