Welcome to Athletica Sport Systems

Preferred Rink Equipment Supplier to the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League.

Safety Through Innovation

Here at Athletica Sport Systems, we believe in Safety through Innovation. Our philosophy has seen us become the world leader in the design, engineering, innovation, manufacture, distribution, service and installation of dasher board systems. Our designs improve Player Safety, Fan Experience, and Reduce Owner Liability.

As a Preferred Rink Equipment Supplier to the National Hockey League®, the American Hockey League, and USA Hockey, Athletica Sport Systems works closely with the Leagues to ensure new product enhancements such as our unique seamless acrylic shielding system, our patented SoftCap® safety cap rail system and GlassFlex®, our flexible shielding system, are aligned with their current mandates and regulations.

Athletica Sport Systems is headquartered in Waterloo Ontario, where our manufacturing and main distribution facility is located; we have an additional Sales, Service & Distribution center in Minneapolis Minnesota, as well as Sales Distribution around the world.

When it comes to excellence in sports facilities, no other company comes close to Athletica Sport Systems. Whether it’s enhancing the physical safety of players, reducing risk and liability for rink owners; improving ease of conversions, or maximizing the game experience for spectators – we bring it all to the game of hockey.

Our Service and Installation teams have completed over 3,000 projects – no company in the world builds more dasher board systems than Athletica Sport Systems, and nobody builds them better.

Peterborough Memorial Centre Industry & Commentary
September 18, 2019

Peterborough Memorial Centre Gets New Crystaplex 6A Dasher Boards!

PMC in Peterborough Upgrades Their Arena with Athletica's Crystaplex 6A System The Peterborough Memorial Centre (PMC) is an arena and event centre owned and operated by the City of Peterborough.…
New dasher boards installed in Ingalls Industry & Commentary
September 5, 2019

Yale’s Ingalls Rink Receives New Dasher Boards

Originally posted by William McCormack of  Yale University: https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2019/08/30/new-dasher-boards-installed-in-ingalls/ New dasher boards installed in Ingalls Yale’s Ingalls Rink, designed by famed architect Eero Saarinen ARC ’34 in the 1950s, remains…
Hockey Protective Netting Saving Spectators Safety
August 9, 2019

Hockey Protective Netting Saving Spectators

Is Current Safety Netting Up to Snuff? Imagine attending the game of your favorite hockey team. The action is tense, the crowd is cheering, and a puck goes flying through…
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What is a Rink System?

Is There More to an Ice Rink System than a Zamboni? We’ve all seen ice rinks—that frozen body of water that is typically hardened by chemicals, where we can skate…

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