Cochenour Arena

Arena shown during construction in 1961

The Cochenour Arena is an indoor arena located in Red Lake, Ontario.  The arena opened in 1962 as the areas only indoor skating surface.  The arena is presently home to the English River Miners of the Junior "A" level Superior International Junior Hockey League.


Construction was done by about 60 community volunteers.  The facility's 17 arches were raised by hand along with about 1,200 bags of cement.  The arena did not have artificial ice installed until 1972.[1]


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