·       There is no need for a special building, synthetic ice can be installed anywhere

·       Only minimal costs to operate and no special qualifications needed for personnel
        except for skating instruction

·       The surface is usable indoors or outdoors and is unaffected by extreme
        temperatures and weather 

·       The ability to bring skating to areas where real ice making is much more difficult
·       No electricity or compressors needed

·       All hockey and figure skating maneuvers can be performed just like on real ice

·       Surface is dry and not cold

·       There is no need for a Zamboni

·       Holes and cracks that are frequent on ice will not occur

·       There are surfaces in use that have been running for over fifteen years

Advantages of Synthetic Ice