FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Canlan Ice Sports announced Wednesday it has exercised its option to purchase the SportOne/Parkview Ice House.
Canlan has leased the facility since it was built in 2010.
The company announced the $9.3 million deal will be financed by a combination of debt and cash reserves.
The purchase amout was previously determined in the lease agreement, which had 15 years remaining.
“This is a significant purchase for us and certainly demonstrates our commitment to the Fort Wayne sports market,” said Mike Gellard, Chief Financial Officer for Canlan Ice Sports.
Canlan Ice Sports is a Canada-based company that specializes in the development, operations, and ownership of ice rinks and multi-purpose recreation facilities. Canlan owns or manages 18 facilities in North America.
The SportOne/Parkview Ice House is a state-of-the-art, three-pad ice rink located near Wells and Lima Roads.