Thornhill Community Centre
In the Fall of 2021, we had the pleasure of working with Thornhill Community Centre to refurbish the dasher board system on 1 of the rinks at this twin pad facility. Working closely with their Community Facility Coordinator, we were able to deliver both functionally and aesthetically to meet their needs. Always focusing on quality […]
“Before and After” Merritton Arena – St. Catharines, ON
What a difference we made at Merritton Arena in St. Catharines, ON. This rink was built in the 1960s, but after we finished up, it looks brand new!! Our Elite Series Aluminum Dasher Board system will provide years and years of continued enjoyment. Check out the Before and After pics!
CAA Centre – Dasher Board Replacement
The CAA Centre – Home of the ECHL’s Brampton Beast – was in need of a Dasher Board Replacement in their main rink, so they came to the Best in the Business! The spectator bowl has a seating capacity of 5,000 and plays host to not only the Brampton Beast, but various concerts, trade shows, […]
Professional Goal Frames
20 pairs of Red/White Professional Goal Frames out the door last week! No one builds hockey nets like we do!! #hockeynets #professionalhockeynets #goalframes
Nashville Predators Dek Hockey Rink
We are proud to have supplied and installed another Outdoor Dek Hockey Rink project in conjunction with the NHL and NHLPA‘s Industry Growth Fund – this time in Nashville! Check out the article at the link below: Preds Officially Open Lee Company Dek Hockey Rink in Bellevue (nhl.com)
Mini Rink set up at Decathlon Stores
Fun to supply and install a couple of mini rinks at new Decathlon stores in Burlington, ON and Vaughan, ON. Kids can test out inline skates and scooters in style!
FUN IN THE SUN!
Check out this recent project … and that sunset! We were happy to partner with Viera Builders and All American Arena to bring this outdoor rink to this sunny Florida community!
Washington Capitals & Riley Manufacturing Announce Completion of 6 New Rink Refurbishments in DC Area
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the completion of six street hockey rink refurbishments across Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, marking 10 area rinks refurbished by the Capitals. In addition, the team will execute an additional 5 rink refurbishments during the 2019-20 season. In conjunction with each rink’s grand opening, children ages 8-14 are […]
Riley and The Sweet Spot Squad!
Riley Manufacturing partnered up with the boys from the Sweet Spot Squad, to assist in this epic Hockey Prank. For those of you who are not familiar with who these guys are, you should be. They are Canadian YouTube stars that have over a 1/4 million subscribers that tune in weekly to see their amazing […]
Tillsonburg Hockey Moms Tyke Jamboree
Riley Manufacturing was proudly represented this past weekend at the Tillsonburg Hockey Mom’s Tyke Jamboree Tournament. In co-operation with 3E Power Services Ltd. who sponsored the purchase of the rink dividers for Tillsonburg Minor Hockey. This tournament was great success for all 17 teams competing. Thank you to all the organizers for putting such a […]
Cross Ice – The Confusion Is In The Implementation – Where To Start?
By Ian Simpson
Oakville Arena – A Beautiful Mix of Heritage and Modern Advancement
The old barn that was once called Oakville Arena has been completely redesigned and christened with the new moniker, the Trafalgar Park Community Centre. Oakville Arena, as many of you reading this, holds many memorable moments in the lives of local area residents. Built in 1951 and once home to the Junior A OHJL hockey […]
Appleby Ice Centre Renovations – Burnlington, ON
August 28, 2018 – By Ian Simpson In the early onset of spring 2018 Riley Manufacturing was awarded the contract to replace the entire dasher board systems in both Pad 1 & Pad 2 of Appleby Ice Centre’s four pad complex. This project struck a little closer to home for us, as a couple Riley […]
Sweat Equity: Westerville Rink’s Grand Opening a ‘Dream Come True’
Hundreds memorialize Thomas Knox, enjoy sun-soaked day of street hockey.
Hockey Rink At Boys & Girls Club Part of NHL’s Legacy Project
By Roger Mooney Published: January 26, 2018 Updated: January 27, 2018 at 12:02 AMTAMPA – The puck was dropped by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman just after 3 p.m. Friday, officially opening the area’s newest hockey rink. This one is made for ball hockey and sits at the Jeff and Penny Vinik Family Boys & Girls Club […]
Just In Time For The 2018 ALL STAR GAME!
Its widely known that the NHL has been trying to continuously grow the game of Hockey in the US marketplace for decades now. Placing NHL franchises in non traditional hockey markets like their newest expansion team in Las Vegas Who is totally “killing it” in their first season. (My inner hockey fanboy is secretly cheering […]
The New Industry Standard…The Piranha Peg!
Have you ever heard of the saying, “If its not broke, then why fix it?” Well this is a phrase that is often heard amongst many the old school hockey traditionalist. It is also an unfortunate way to treat our ever growing and changing sport. Over the years the sport we love has gone through […]
Feature Project: First line Training Center – Rockville, Maryland
As part of our initiative to feature and bring attention to some of the amazing facilities that are available out there, here is a phenomenal video of the First Line Training Facility in Rockville, Maryland! Dasher boards with Seamless Glass by Riley! Check out this Video! https://www.rileysportsequipment.com/uploads/1/0/7/7/107718237/first_line_training_center_-_first_video_with_dji_spark_361.mp4
Hockey Pre-Season Begins!
**Warning…This article may contain the rants and biased opinion of a true, bleed blue, hometown leaf fan. The contents & opinions contained herein do not necessarily reflect the opinions and team preferences of Riley & all its employees. (But honestly…it doesn’t matter…its a blog…lighten up….Go LEAFS GO!)*** Well it has come that time of the […]
Riley Runs Away To Join The Circus
Well to be more specific, we are not running away…we are shipping to…and its not the circus…but the Cirque Du Soleil!! Now you might ask yourself….what or how on earth could Riley ever be associated with the world renowned acrobatic phenomenon that is Cirque? If your confused, you are not alone…I scratched my head for […]
Washington Capitals Complete Four Street Hockey Rink Refurbishments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2018 ARLINGTON, VA – The Washington Capitals announced today the completion of four street hockey rink refurbishments in Virginia and Maryland.
What To Do About “Cross Ice” Hockey?
Over the last little while, we have been inundated with requests from municipalities, facilities and Minor Hockey organizations regarding rink dividers. Since Hockey Canada’s announcement (June 2017) and implementation of smaller playing surfaces for youth/tyke hockey players, there has been so many questions asked regarding suitable and economical rink divider systems. Being a hard-fast traditionalist […]
Proud Partnerships, Build Strong Communities
‘Proud Partnerships, Build Strong Communities”…I can feel your collective eye rolls now! This sentence is typically reserved and normally heard during an election campaign…seen on a boardroom motivational poster…or part of some hyped up “Buzz Speech” given by some CEO on a corporate retreat! However, when you really think about it…this statement is, or should […]
The Pittsburgh Penguins – Project PowerPlay
Project Power Play encourages the growing popularity of hockey in the tri-state area by providing safe areas to play games under the supervision of established organizations. Deks are located in: Banksville Park – Banksville, Lewis Park – Hazelwood, Richland Community Park – Richland Township, Riverside Park – Oakmont, Brookline Memorial Park – Brookline, Hosanna House/Sherwood […]
The Ottawa Senators Foundation – Sens Rink
The Ottawa Senators Foundation and the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club have committed to build 20 SENS RINKS giving children and families access to year-round activities including hockey, skating, ball hockey, basketball, lacrosse in addition to community activities of all kinds. These outdoor recreational facilities will provide easily accessible recreation and sport opportunities for communities within […]
The Washington Capitals – Caps Cares Programs
The Washington Capitals strive for success both on and off the ice. As a professional sports franchise with deep roots in and around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the Capitals are committed to making a difference in the local community. It is our goal not only to build an excellent team with positive role models […]
Singapore….. Here We Come!!
Today we are preparing to ship our next custom build Dasher Board System! What makes this particular system more interesting is, these boards are travelling over 15,000 kms to get to its final destination. Farther than any system we have built before, and will be part of a massive, over a HALF MILLION Square Foot […]
Record Demands for Magnetic Baseball Bases (& Hoverboards)
Flashback…July 1985….2 Major events occur….Marty McFly immortalizes a time travelling Delorian & Riley Manufacturing designs and patents a revolutionary new magnetic baseball base system.
Riley Goes Hollywood!!
Well to be more accurate…Vancouver! Although the movie is being shot under the production title of “Love Machine”, those in the know will quickly realize that this misnomer is only to throw off ‘Fanboys’ as to its real title…”DEADPOOL 2″. Starring everyone’s favorite “Merc with a Mouth” and smart-ass Canadian Ryan Reynolds. That’s right! Last […]
Hockey Enthusiast Heaven!
Everyone has their own use for that bottom floor of the house. Whether it is a Family Room, Home Office, Man Cave, Craft Corner or just the creepy unfinished area you store all the stuff you haven’t used for the past 5 years. Lets not forget that treadmill and home gym you thought was a […]
Mandated Smaller Ice Surfaces
Hockey Canada puts age-appropriate programming at forefront for 2017-18 season – New policy MANDATES cross-ice and half-ice hockey for Initiation-aged players. CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada wants all of Canada on the same page when it comes to the delivery of its Initiation Program – traditionally a player’s first brush with organized hockey at the […]
Riley’s Maysa Arena Cover Feature for Rink Magazine
Featuring – North Dakota’s Maysa Arena by Riley Manufacturing
Riley Manufacturing Selected to Design Custom Shooting Pad for NHL Superstar Sidney Crosby
Last week Riley Manufacturing completed the installation of a custom indoor shooting pad for Pittsburgh Penguins’ Captain, Sidney Crosby. Being selected as the dasher board manufacturer for this project is testament to the reputation Riley has for making quality products. It is an honor for the Company to play a huge part in the continued […]