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Tom Hornecker Recreation Centre (THRC)

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The Tom Hornecker Recreation Center is located at 2122 - 18 Street, accessible from both the Northbound and Southbound Highway 2 on 18th Street. The recreation facility holds an ice rink, three curling ice sheets, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a racquetball court. Also available are a warm room, a full commercial kitchen, lounge, and a concession. Other features include a privately owned gym and gun club.


Ice season runs from September long weekend to the last Sunday of March. The ice is utilized by the Nanton Minor Hockey Association, Nanton Figure Skating Club, Palominos Hockey Club, Foothills Bisons, as well as other local hockey and Ringette clubs. On the off season, the arena is often rented out for various events and functions such as roller derby and lacrosse.

Contact the center for ice bookings, including our ice allocation policy. The center is closed on holidays, except for Family Day.


The THRC pool is open from May to September.  This outdoor pool is the perfect way to cool down on a warm summer day.  Join us for Public swimming, swimming lessons and classes.  

The pool is now OPEN for the 2017 season!  Please see the calendar below for detailed lesson and swim times!


The Nanton Curling Club takes responsibility for the schedules and use of the curling ice. Please visit the Nanton Curling Club website for more information on how to join a team, or get involved in curling in the winter season.

Advertising Opportunities 
There is a variety of advertising opportunities in the THRC facility. This ad rate card will provide you with information needed to begin your advertisements. 

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  1. Arena/Rink

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  2. Curling Rink

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  3. Multi-Use Room

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  4. Public Skating

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  5. Racquetball Court

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  6. Swimming Pool

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