The Minto Skating Centre is an indoor arena located in Ottawa, Ontario. The facility opened in 1986. The facility has three sheets of ice the Don Jackson Pad which is international sized ice (200'x100'). The second sheet is referred to as the North American pad and is the North American standard (200'x85'). The third pad is known as the Studio Ice pad and is smaller than regulation and is regularly used for practices or 3-on-3 or 4-on-4 games.