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Essex Centre Sports Complex

Tables set with flowers in a meeting room

60 Fairview Avenue West

Link to virtual tour of Libro Credit Union Rink

The Essex Centre Sports Complex is conveniently located just off Talbot Street South in Essex Centre. Officially opened in January 2010, this twin-pad arena facility has been in use since September 2009.

The main ice pad, the Libro Credit Union Rink, is an NHL-sized rink with bowl seating for 1,168.

The Shaheen Rink is a practice pad with bleacher seating for 222.

A 210-metre indoor walking track wraps around the Libro Credit Union Rink and is available for public use at no cost. The walking track is accessible and offers a comfortable and safe walking surface.

Other amenities at the complex include 10 dressing rooms, 3 referee rooms, 2 meeting rooms (Shaheen Community Room and Barnett Board Room), a canteen, and a skate shop. The complex is equipped with free public Wi-Fi.

Meeting Rooms

The Essex Centre Sports Complex offers attractive meeting rooms, each equipped with free public Wi-Fi, Ethernet and cable TV access.

Link to virtual tour of Barnett room


The Barnett Board Room is a small meeting room with an occupancy limit of 45. Amenities include:

  • Conference table and chairs
  • Whiteboard with chart paper for presentations

Link to virtual tour of Shaheen Community Room


The Shaheen Community Room is a large meeting room with an occupancy limit of 230, or 633 for standing room only. Amenities include:

  • Tables (round and rectangular) and chairs
  • Kitchen includes two refrigerators, an oven and a sink
  • Sound and projection system

Facility Rentals

For information on renting a town facility, visit the Facility Rentals page.