There is a strong desire across the area to keep the ice surface at the Nelson Civic Arena.
This as the Regional District of Central Kootenay takes over its management.
After 11 years the Regional Sports Council has decided it can’t keep doing the job.
Recreation Commission Chair Valerie Warmington says the ice surface will remain for now.
But she admits ice use is declining so they’ll have to consider whether having two rinks remains viable.