Western Financial Place
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|Western Financial Place|
|Location||1777 2nd Street North
|Opened||October 13, 2000|
|Owner||City of Cranbrook|
|Operator||City of Cranbrook|
|Construction cost||$22.6 million
($28.4 million in 2013 dollars)
|Architect||Vic Davies Architect (2003) Ltd.
PBK Architects Inc.
|General contractor||TASK Construction Management|
|Kootenay Ice (WHL) (2000–present)|
The Western Financial Place (formerly known as the Cranbrook Recreational Complex) is a 4,264-seat (plus 352 Standing room) arena in Cranbrook, British Columbia. It was built in 2000 and is home to the Kootenay Ice ice hockey team. The arena at the Recplex hosts the Kootenay Ice hockey team which competes in the Western Hockey League. The Recplex also includes A&W, a candy shop, and card/hockey shop and a swimming pool with a wave pool, sauna and a waterslide. Several events and concerts have been held in the Rec Plex like April Wine, Bryan Adams, Terri Clark, Bob Dylan, George Canyon, B.B. King, Blue Rodeo, Jason McCoy, Paul Brandt, the Moffats, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, George Jones, Randy Travis, and ZZ Top. There has also been several practices from the Vancouver Canucks, and a large show by the Superdogs, there has also been a few sold out monster truck shows, and also a little more than a few of Champions of Skating performances, and Husky Skate the Nation performances. The Circus Gatti has traveled through. Cirque Sublime performed their show "Adamo."
- RecPlex History
- Canadian inflation numbers based on Statistics Canada. "Consumer Price Index, historical summary". CANSIM, table (for fee) 326-0021 and Catalogue nos. 62-001-X, 62-010-X and 62-557-X. Last modified 2011-01-25. Retrieved January 16, 2012
- "Ticket Information". Retrieved 25 September 2011.
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