Tips & Training

Our one or three day workshops offer expert training for your staff in ice installation & maintenance.


Arena Ice Maintenance

Recreation Manitoba, together with I.C.E. Marketing & Consulting offers the Arena Ice Maintenance Workshop in the fall months once many facilities have their arena ice installed. This course is an excellent educational opportunity to both new and existing personnel that are responsible for the daily ice maintenance of an arena facility.

Areas Covered by the Course

Reading and solving ice problems Flood patterns Patching ice Wavy ice Crease maintenance Corner maintenance Shaving patterns


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Trouble Shooting & Operational Tips for the Mark IV Ice Painter

Before starting up the Mark IV

- check oil level in crank case- fill gas tank with fresh gas

Care of Pump

DO NOT start the motor and run the system without having water in the centrifugal pump.  Doing so can burn out the pump.  The best way to charge the pump is: - Fill the tank to a level that is above the inlet line to the pump; approximately 3/4 full. - Crack the quick disconnect line leading to the pump to allow air that is in the line to bleed off until the line is fully charged ...