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Rosemary Brown Arena

South Burnaby Arena Groundbreaking South Burnaby Arena exterior South Burnaby Arena interior

This facility, previously referred to as the South Burnaby Arena, will be named the Rosemary Brown Arena, in honour of politician and social justice champion Rosemary Brown.

Construction of the Rosemary Brown Arena is now underway! This innovative facility will support the recreation needs of our growing city and help Burnaby residents maintain the best quality of life.

The 92,000-square-foot arena will accommodate ice sports, as well as lacrosse, ball hockey, community events and city-run programs. 

Located at 10th Avenue and 18th Street, the facility will offer:

  • two NHL-sized rinks
  • a skate shop
  • a concession 
  • meeting and multi-purpose rooms
  • activity spaces
  • warm-side arena viewing 
  • an outdoor patio 

Sustainable design features and water conservation strategies will help minimize the Rosemary Brown Arena’s environmental footprint. The arena roofs will feature north-facing windows to provide natural light and a feeling of connection to the outside.

Electric vehicle charging stalls and parking for bicycles will also be available for visitors.

Construction is scheduled for completion in 2022.

Funding for the $50 million facility comes from the City’s Community Benefit Bonus fund.