About Kal Tire Place

Where sports and recreation take place year round


3445 - 43 AVENUE






Office Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-friday (excluding stat holidays)

Kal Tire Place is an NHL and international sized arena with seating for 3,003 and standing room for approximately 500.

The facility provides skating, ringette and hockey opportunities and serves as the home of the Vernon Vipers and visiting teams of the BCHL. When the ice comes out, the facility houses Junior and Senior Lacrosse games and tournaments.

The upper concourse is used year round by walking enthusiasts and can be used to house additional exhibits during large trade shows and conventions.

Kal Tire Place can host meetings in the Boardroom, and the Grand Room is perfectly suited for larger meetings, banquets and social events. As well, the ice surface can be transformed to accommodate an array of events such as concerts, dances and even rodeos.

See inside panoramic view 

The sky is the limit for what activities and events Kal Tire Place can offer!

Hours of Operation: 

Kal Tire Place has parking lots in two locations, both situated within eye’s view of entrances to the building. The lots hold a total of 680 vehicles. Designated disabled parking is available in the upper parking lot.

Event Tractor Trailer & Bus Parking with show power is also available.

Arena Information for Patrons with Disabilities:

All entrances to the concourse level of the arena are wheelchair accessible. Designated disabled parking is available in the upper parking lot. An elevator is available inside the arena to provide access between levels. Disabled seating is available at various locations around the arena concourse. The arena is equipped with an in-house listening device system for the hearing impaired.



Vernon Vipers Tickets are available at the Vernon Vipers Office located in Kal Tire Place or at the box office on game days.

Major Event Tickets are available thru Ticket Seller Box Office. www.ticketseller.ca

Hosting Events

The arena features 1,904 m2 (20,500 sq ft) of column free exhibition space. The floor can be designed to accommodate up to 154 display booths.

We can assist in the design and implementation of your event.

Our in-house Event Services Department has all the necessary pipe and drape, tables, chairs, booths, electrical services, audio, lighting, rigging, and janitorial services to assist you in making your event a complete success. Rental costs are the responsibility of the tenant.

The arena concourse is also available for displays, with the prior approval of management.

Fun Facts - Kal Tire Place
Kal Tire Place - Construction
Approved funding$15 million
Hours to build (not including professionals)110,000
Most people at the site in one day90
Construction time14 months
Total amount of concrete2,880 m3
Building & Capacity
Parking680 cars and 6 buses
Stadium seating3,003
Footprint of building5,900 m2
Building, both floors82,000 m2
Upper level2,644 m2
Public washrooms48
Dressing roomsseven
Ice Facts
Standard NHL ice61 m (200 ft) × 26 m (85 ft)
International ice61 m (200 ft) × 30.5 m (100 ft)
Ice thickness3.17 cm (1.25 in)
Ice weight63,503 kg (140,000 lbs)
Most skaters on ice at once189