Central Okanagan News
Celebrate Canada's game up the ski hill
Today (Saturday) is Hockey Day across our Country and in the Okanagan we are celebrating in our own unique way, playing on the Highest Skating Rink in Canada!.
Big White Ski Resort has created the all-new backyard-style rink on Rhonda Lake; at 6,800 feet up in the sky this outdoor hockey ice rink is only 800 metres from the very top of the mountain at Big White Ski Resort.
The giant Rhonda Lake is the official drinking water source for all of Big White, containing 75 million gallons of water.
Big White says it has taken dozens, if not hundreds, of man-hours to get it ready for play.
"The dedicated crew has worked through the night flooding it to keep it in shape for a 1:00pm start time today!" says Michael J. Ballingall, Senior Vice President of the ski resort.
Everyone is now welcome to ski over, or take the Cliff Chair (recently included in CNN’s Top 100 Ski Runs in the World) to check out, or even take part in, this hockey celebration.
Send photos and video of you celebrating Hockey Day in the Okanagan to [email protected]
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