Centre of Excellence
A Centre of Excellence is club or skating school which has met certain criteria in its operation and focus. This is primarily a competitive operation but also includes all levels of skating. It is coach directed for all on and off ice development content. There are two Centres in British Columbia, one in Burnaby at the Canlan Ice Sports Burnaby 8 Rinks complex and one in Kelowna at the Capital News Centre facility. The Centre in Burnaby was the first Centre of Excellence in BC and since its opening has produced over 50 National and International Champions and medalist.