Rosemary Brown Recreation Centre

Burnaby’s newest facility, the Rosemary Brown Recreation Centre, where sports and community come together in a state-of-the-art facility, opening in April 2024. Spanning an impressive 8,500 square meters (92,000 square feet), the center is designed to cater to a diverse range of interests and activities, from ice sports like hockey, figure skating, ringette, to lacrosse, ball hockey and community events.

At the core of the facility are two NHL-sized rinks, fully accessible for spectators and athletes, with rink-side seating and warm-side arena viewing. The faciliy is complemented by ammentities for all your event needs, inclusding, meeting and multi-purpose rooms, onsite skate shop and concession, while the rooftop patio sets the stage for special events.

Committed to sustainability, the facility integrates innovative design and water conservation strategies to minimize the environmental impact. With features like north-facing windows for natural light and amenities like electric vehicle charging stalls and bicycle parking, we’re shaping a greener future for our community. Plus, our dedication to inclusivity is reflected in the universal gender-neutral washrooms, ensuring everyone feels valued and welcomed in Burnaby.

Amenities include:

  • 2 NHL-size arenas
  • Skate shop
  • Concession
  • Meeting and multi-purpose room rentals
  • Warm-side arena viewing areas
  • Outdoor rooftop patio with scenic views
  • Universal gender-neutral washrooms
  • Sustainable design features, including north-facing windows for natural light
  • Electric vehicle charging stalls and bicycle parking
  • Dry floor sports during the summer


Year Completed 2024
Facility Type Arena/Multisport
Seating Capacity Rink A: 263 & Rink B: 148
Parking Capacity 420
Medical Room Yes
Warm Up Area No
Licensed for Alcohol Yes
Officials Rooms Yes
Food Services Yes
Dressing Rooms 10
Audio Video Scoreboard
Equipment Storage No
Media Room No
Internet Capacity High speed



7789 18th Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 1Z2, Canada

Tel (604) 421-3200