Contributions from Kneehill County, the Torrington and District Agricultural Society, and the Torrington Curling Club, along with provincial grants from the Community Facility Enhancement Program and Alberta Agricultural Society, have given the Ron Gorr Memorial Arena in Torrington a much-needed face-lift.
In April of 2018, Kneehill County Council approved funding in the amount of $500,000.00 for the Torrington Arena project.
Completed projects since 2018 include: Ice plant replacement, Complete LED lighting retrofit, engineering and installation of a new fire alarm system, furnace replacement and addition of air conditioning in the hall, plumbing fixture replacement, emergency, and exit lighting upgrades, boiler repairs, rear overhead door replacement, sidewalk and parking lot renovations.
The roof replacement is now complete, and new eavestrough is being installed.
Roofing complete at the Ron Gorr Memorial Arena, September 2021.
April 2018 Council approves $500,000 for Arena Project. Improvements completed include new ice plant, exterior modifications, and more.