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Become a STAR Facility Member Today!

STAR offers three unique membership categories for anyone in the ice rink industry; Individual, Facility, and Vendor.  While some of these membership benefits differ, there are several benefits that all three categories share!

  • An annual subscription to RINK Magazine, the premier ice rink industry trade publication
  • Weekly e-newsletter, the “STAR Network”, which includes the latest industry news, training information, surveys and member classifieds
  • Discounted registration fees for STAR and NARCE training programs
  • Access to member-only resources section of starrinks.com
  • Opportunity to serve on the STAR Board of Directors
  • Complimentary copy of annual STAR Vendor Member Directory, a complete guide of the premier vendors in the ice industry
  • Publications and program materials from our partners at USA Hockey and U.S. Figure Skating, including annual subscriptions to USA Hockey Magazine and Skating Magazine
  • Access to networking opportunities with the largest collection of rink owners, operators, vendors, and the National Governing Bodies for ice sports


A Facility Membership is recommended for organizations that plan on investing in multiple employees receiving training over the course of a year; have a desire to keep key staff abreast of news and happenings around the ice industry and wish to provide resources to maximize performance and efficiency. 

Facility Member Benefits also include:

  • Access to "Facility Member-Only Resource" section of starrinks.com, including sample job descriptions, forms for new hires, sample facility checklists and other management tools and tips
  • Opportunity to submit Help Wanted, For Sale, and Equipment/Services Needed classified ads in weekly STAR Network, on starrinks.com, and RINK Magazine at no extra cost
  • Facility staff receive access to early bird registration discounts for courses at the ice industry's premier event, the North American Rink Conference and Expo (NARCE)
  • Complimentary Safe Ice Resurfacer Operator (SIRO) course annually for one facility staff member
  • Opportunity to host STAR regional training programs
  • 5% discount on select services and products from designated STAR Vendor members


Click here to download the facility membership application (.PDF)

Send questions to:

John Monteleone

Director - CRA Programs

Phone: 719-538-1514