NAME OF SPORTS ORGANIZATION: USA Hockey,
RECOMMENDED AREA: Ground space is 22,000 square feet, including support area.
SIZE AND DIMENSION: Playing rink is 85'-O" wide by 200'-O" long, plus an additional 5,000 square feet of support area.
ORIENTATION: Preferred orientation is for the long axis to be north-south.
SURFACE AND DRAINAGE: The ice surface should be level over either sand-clay or bituminous surface. Provisions for
drainage should be made on the surface beneath the ice and around the rink.
|Ice: Unless situated in northern climates, provisions for artificial ice will be required.|
|The rink shall be surrounded by a wooden wall or fence known as the "BOARDS"
which shall extend not|
less than 40" nor more than 48" above the level of the ice surface. Ideal 42".
|The surface of the boards facing the ice shall be smooth and free from obstructions.|
|All access doors to the playing surface must swing away from the ice surface.|
|A protective screening of heavy gauge wire or safety glass is recommended above the
boards, except for|
the bench areas, for the protection of spectators around the rink.
|The center line and the two blue lines shall extend across the rink and vertically to the top of the boards.|
|Surface to be flooded may be sand-clay or bituminous material|
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