In 1996 the IIHF in Switzerland commissioned the design and
production of an inline hockey floor, with similar skating and puck behavior as ice hockey.
The first floor was introduced in 1997 during an international IIHF inline hockey tournament
in Bratislava, Slovakia, with teams from six countries.
IceCourt LLC was formed in 1998 in the USA and has since supplied the surfaces for many World
Championships held in Europe and North America and National Championships world wide.
IceCourt has become the worlds leading specialist in flooring for roller sports with hundreds
of floors sold around the world. No other company has designed floors so specific to figure
skating, artistic skating, speed skating, Roller Derby, quad roller hockey and inline hockey.
Floors made for roller sports are the toughest of any floor. They must withstand the
pounding of hockey sticks, the impact of players and skates, the scratches and slides of
tumbling skaters and the shifting of the floor by hundreds of people skating in a
For roller sports, the floors need to be seamless, virtually monolithic, and extraordinarily
flat. Nobody in the Polypropylene industry has achieved a better product with all these
The extraordinary quality of IceCourt has led it to be the preferred floor for multipurpose
use, such as basketball, volleyball, lacrosse, ball hockey, soccer, dodge ball, gymnastics
IceCourt is also used for private basement covering and backyard courts.