About Western Financial Place
In the heart of the East Kootenay lies Western Financial Place, a multi-purpose recreational facility highlighted by a 4268 stadium seating NHL size arena and an aquatics centre. Western Financial Place is home to the WHL’s Kootenay ICE and host to a broad range of concerts, shows and special events.
Our multi-purpose facility services include:
NHL sized rink (200’ x 85’) with 4268 Arena seating capacity
Indoor Aquatic Facility
8 lane 25m lap Pool with diving board
Entry Level Wave/Leisure Pool with water features
Hot Tub, Steam and Sauna Rooms
Box office and ticket sales for Kootenay Ice home games/packages, special events, concerts and shows held at Western Financial Place
Meeting room space available for rent or lease
Catered restaurant with a capacity to host up to 145 people
Squash court with moveable wall converting into a racquetball or wallyball court
Indoor walking in the concourse area around the perimeter of the arena
Senior’s Fitness Park (outdoor training circuit)
As the premiere entertainment centre in the East and West Kootenay, we strive to attract world class events to our region. Western Financial Place has hosted many events such as: Tragically Hip, ZZ Top, Riverdance, Randy Travis, Alice Cooper, Larry the Cable Guy, Johnny Reid, Dwight Yoakam and Bob Dylan.
At Western Financial Place our tenants include: Kootenay Lifecycle, Coyote Jack’s providing food services before, during and after any event and Shivers Sugar Factory to satisfy your sweet tooth.
The administration office for the City of Cranbrook Leisure Services Department is also located within Western Financial Place.