After months of waiting, the Notre Dame Hounds are able to show off their new state-of-the-art off-ice hockey skills facility Sunday.
The facility features a three thousand square foot, open synthetic ice surface and is designed with boards and glass to similate game play.
It was funded with various different grants through the Calgary Flames and with the help of local business man Paul Hill.
Mark Butikofer is with Athol Murray College of Notre Dame and said off-ice development has always been a huge part the hockey program at Notre Dame.
He said the facility is highly-anticipated by every level of hockey player at the school.
“We’ve been building it now for about three months, and (all the players) have been watching through the windows as the different pieces would be going in,” explained Butikofer.
The students will get a chance to test out the new facility after the holiday break.