STAR (Serving The American Rinks)
STAR is a membership association that provides education, training, and new resources to rink members, professionals and vendors in the rink and arena industry. Created as a joint venture between USA Hockey and U.S. Figure Skating in 2000, STAR also works with the facilities around the country to help promote the ice and inline sports, and increase communication within the industry.
STAR offers a comprehensive package of programs designed to make facilities work more effectively, including technical and management training, quality programming, expense reduction and insurance coverage programs. STAR has been designed to create relationships with arena owners and managers in order to support their efforts to operate their businesses profitably and efficiently.
With the support of STAR's Alliance partner, the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (O.R.F.A.), regional and national training programs are offered throughout the United States.
Go to STARrinks.com for the following information:
- Membership information
- Vendor information
- Educational courses
- Rink industry classified ads