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City National Arena & T-Mobile Arena


Students will be paired together and participate in a three-month educational training program at City National Arena learning about key objectives such as:

First Month

  • An understanding of water usage on the operations side
  • Daily duties of the ice maintenance crew
  • Daily duties of the Zamboni drivers
  • Overall maintenance of City National
  • SNWA Water 101 presented by the Youth Advisory Council

Second Month

  • Develop a rudimentary understanding of the Cimco EcoChill Ice Plant
  • Learn how the Vegas Golden Knights recycle water and energy within the building
  • Learn the back of house operations that facilitate the front of house usage
  • Tour T-Mobile Arena with Ice Crew

Third Month

  • Learn the inner workings of a Zamboni
  • Learn how to maintain an ice resurface and attend two (2) on ice training sessions
  • Attend one (1) VGK game to see ice maintenance on gameday at T-Mobile Arena. This will include spending time on the ice before, during and after a Golden Knights.

The goal of the program is to provide students with an experience of observing, first-hand, water conservation and ice plant operations that the partnership between the SNWA and the Vegas Golden Knights is uniquely able to offer to Nevadans. The program is unpaid and does not offer school credit as students will not be performing work during their time, but rather, spending their time immersed in the on-site learning environment.


Check back soon for more information regarding upcoming application and program time periods!


SNWA and the Vegas Golden Knights are excited to share an in-depth curriculum about water conservation and facility maintenance with future professionals. This program will help students acquire knowledge from best in class operators of both organizations as we walk through exactly what goes on behind the scenes of an NHL hockey team and Southern Nevada's trusted water authority. The program also highlights the importance of water conservation in Southern Nevada and how anyone can help conserve.