Ayr Ice Rink
|Location||21 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, Scotland|
|Owner||Ayr Ice Rink Ltd |
|Capacity||4,616 (3,800 seated and 816 standing) |
|Field size||200 ft × 100 ft (61 m × 30 m) |
|Opened||March 1939 |
|Closed||April 1972 |
|Architect||J & J A Carrick |
Ayr Ice Rink was an ice arena in Ayr, Scotland that opened in 1939 and was used for ice skating, ice hockey and curling. The rink was notable as being the home of professional ice hockey clubs Ayr Raiders and Ayr Bruins.
The building was located at 21 Beresford Terrace on the former site of Beresford Park, home of Ayr Parkhouse Football Club. Ayr Ice Rink Ltd purchased the land from London Midland and Scottish Railway in 1938 to build the rink.
A new ice rink was built at Limekiln Road on the site of the closed Ayr (Tams Brig) Greyhound Stadium and is owned by Ayr Curling Club. It is predominantly used for curling but figure skating and recreational ice hockey is also played there.
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