103 New Rand Road
Garner, NC 27529
HockeyCat Rink Information
Amenities: The Garner Ice House has a good size snack bar, clean, big rest rooms, a small pro shop and small locker rooms. There are a few games and the overall facility is in good repair.
Locker Rooms: The Garner Ice House locker rooms are crowded and some are difficult to access. The referees locker room is fairly good and separated from the players.
Seating: Garner Ice House does not have much seating. Standing room is on an elevated riser. The snack bar has very good site lines and is very well soundproofed.
Ice: The Garner Ice House has very good ice according to the players and coaches. The staff should be commended for their efforts since this is a converted industrial building.
Cleanliness: The facility is very clean and neat.
Pro Shop: The Pro Shop is small. However, they can get anything you need. Just don't expect an exact replacement to be available immediately.
Overall: The Garner Ice House is a very solid facility. It's excellent cleanliness and extremely friendly staff rate high marks. The large snack bar can handle a crowd with ease.
Directions to The Garner IceHouse:
From North/East Raleigh:
Take the I-440 (Inner Beltline) to I-40 East. Take exit 306 off of I-40 East. Turn right onto US70. At the second traffic light, turn right onto New Rand Road. The rink is approximately 1/4 mile on the right, just before the railroad tracks.
From South/West Raleigh & Cary:
Take the I-440 (Outer Beltline) to exit 295A. At the Highway 70/401 split, bare left following Highway 70. At the fifth traffic light, turn left onto New Rand Road. The rink is approximately 1/4 mile on the right, just before the railroad tracks.
Take Highway 70 West to Garner. Pass under I-40, and take a right at the second traffic light onto New Rand Road. The rink is approximately ¼ mile down the road on your right, just before the railroad tracks.
Take 401 North to the intersection of Lowes Home Improvement. Take a right at light. At the next traffic light, take a right onto Highway 70 in Garner. Got to the 4th traffic light and make a left at the traffic light onto New Rand Road. The rink is approximately ¼ mile down the road on your right, just before the railroad tracks.
From Rocky Mount:
Take Highway 64 West to I-440 (Inner Beltline) in Raleigh. Take the Inner Beltline to I-40 East. Take exit 306 (Highway 70 West). At the second traffic light turn left onto New Rand Road. The rink is approximately 1/4 mile on the right, just before the railroad tracks.
Leagues: Men's - A, B, B/C and C. Youth Hockey: RYHA.
HockeyCat Rating: 3.5 paws (out of 5)
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