Morinville is without a skating rink temporarily.
 
The town released a statement on Wednesday (Sept. 19) saying they are experiencing a mechanical problem with the Ray McDonald Sports Center ice plant, causing ammonia levels within the ice plant room to increase intermittently.
 
"Consequently and in accordance with our standard operating procedures and OH&S policy, we decided to temporarily close the facility," the town said in the release.
 
Contractors are looking into the mechanical issues.
 
The facility will remain closed until the necessary parts have been replaced and the issues are resolved. No timeline was given.

More Local News

Region experiencing elevated pollution levels

Higher pollution levels are affecting the air quality.

Chamber hosting All Candidate Forum for provincial election

Residents will soon have the chance to hear from their candidates.

Operation Red Nose provides $5,600 in community grants

Several youth-based community groups recently received some funding.

Fort Sask Wellness Hub for Youth gaining support from local partners

A new project in the Fort is getting support from many different realms.

Public pool usage down in Redwater

Last summer wasn't the strongest for the Redwater Pool.

Warm weather increasing danger of thin ice

With spring on the way, ice safety is becoming more important.

Sherwood Heights replacement school tops EIPS priority list

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has identified its highest capital priorities moving forward.

Double-digit temperatures not sticking around for long

That spring-like weather is soon to leave.

Road weight bans in effect in Lamont County

Lamont County's seasonal road bans are now in effect.

DiscoverWestman.com is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login