Nicola Valley Memorial Arena

Nicola Valley Memorial Arena CLOSED

The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena is currently closed due to provincial restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

This page will contain all information regarding programs held at the NVMA as soon as arrangements are made public.

The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena serves as a great venue for:

Ice Hockey



Large special events


2040 Mamette Avenue
PO Box 189
Merritt BC V1K 1B8

Phone:(250) 378-4832

Free Public Skating


Friday : 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Sunday : 5:15 – 6:15 pm
Monday : 6:45 – 7:45 pm

Skate Rentals

cost: $2.00
sizes: Child 10 – Adult 11

Free public skating is possible because of our sponsors:

Alpha Welding · Complete Climate Control · Boston Pizza · Copper Valley Mechanical · Murray GM · City of Merritt · Caleo Construction · City Furniture · Merritt Minor Hockey Assoc. · Nicola Motorsports · Merritt Sikh Society

Drop-In Hockey Dates

Saturday, Feb 29 | 8:15 – 9:45 pm


NOTE: Skating Times may be cancelled or changed due to mechanical operation or emergency events.
Please check daily schedules posted at the NVMA main doors or the City of Merritt, Department of Recreation & Facilities Facebook page.

Skate Sharpening Rates

Hockey skates: $6.00
Goalie/Figure skates: $7.00
Skate Profiling: $30.00
10 punch card: $50.00

Merritt Centennials

The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena is the home of the Merritt Centennials.

For more information, please visit the Merritt Centennials’ website.