Keeping your ice in, despite a lighter schedule? Try maintaining your ice at 1 1/2 to 2 inches for a sand slab and 1 - 1 1/2 inches for a cement slab to reduce energy consumption!
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Serving The American Rinks (STAR) is a non-profit membership association for facilities, individuals and vendors in the ice rink industry. STAR provides education and resources to help improve operational efficiencies, safety and the sustainability of ice skating facilities in the United States.
STAR was created in 2000 as a joint venture between U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey to “Foster the development, growth, and success of ice rinks in the United States."
RINK Magazine is STAR’s official publication. RINK is “the insider’s magazine on ice rink operations” and is the most widely read publication in the industry. RINK is distributed bi-monthly to over 3,000 facilities, individuals and vendors.
Whether you own or operate a facility, or provide products and services for the industry, there is a membership category for you with STAR.