91,000 sq. ft. Ice Arena

With considerable assistance from the Sun Prairie Youth Hockey Association, several area businesses, and dedication from many hockey and skating enthusiasts; the Sun Prairie Ice Arena, a new state-of-the-art, two-ice sheet facility, was opened on January 17, 2014.

Our 91,000 sq. ft. ice arena, located at 838 Grove Street, is owned and operated by Sun Prairie Ice, Inc. (SP-Ice, Inc.), a non-profit 501(c)(3). Even though the doors to the facility opened in 2014, fund-raising will always continue. See our 10th Anniversary page for how you can contribute and participate in this upcoming anniversary event.

Facility Features

  • Two (2), NHL-sized rink surfaces, boards, glass and protective netting
  • Large, double-entrance, all-glass lobby
  • Seating capacities:
    • Cardinal Rink: 1,100 spectators
    • Tom & Rita Tubbs Rink: 600 spectators
    • Plus mezzanine seating, unique standing room viewing platforms and ice-level viewing in both rinks
  • Multiple concession stands (operated by SPYHA)
  • Pro skate shop space (no tenant yet – contact us for details)
  • Comfortable meeting rooms (available to schedule)
  • Birthday party rooms (available to rent)
  • Family lounge (near seating area)
  • Sun Prairie boys and girls varsity locker rooms
  • One (1), leased locker room (Rage Women’s Hockey)
  • Dedicated figure skating locker room
  • Twelve (12), other locker rooms em>(assigned as needed)
  • Open-air locker room for Open Skate and other on-ice events
  • Dance Studio (Monona Academy of Dance)
  • Skate rentals available
  • Facility management and coach offices

Additional Facility Features

Designed for wheelchair and disabled access to all amenities

Built to be highly energy-efficient:

  • Improved wall and roof insulation
  • Waste heat reclaim for domestic hot water preheat
  • Occupancy sensors to control heat
  • Ventilation and lighting
  • Energy efficient lighting systems throughout the facility
  • Desiccant dehumidifiers for consistent humidity control
  • Dry-floor event capacity (no ice, concrete floor expo space)

Recreational Opportunities

The ice arena will provide year-round community recreation for skaters of all ages and varied interests including (but not limited to): hockey players, figure skaters, speed skaters (TBD) and recreational skaters.

  • Open/Public skating (including themed events & birthday parties)
  • Skating Academy
  • Figure Skating classes and Freestyle practice ice
  • Youth Hockey (through SPYHA)
  • Sun Prairie High School Hockey
  • Adult Hockey
  • Hockey development programs, camps or clinics
  • Hockey tournaments
  • Figure skating competitions and training
  • Partnership with schools for educational programs, sports camps, curriculum offerings & social gatherings
  • Corporate functions, meetings, team building & social events
  • Special events for private use, including dry floor events from April 21st through August 31st annually.

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Donations & Charitable Contributions

Learn more about how you can help support the Sun Prairie Ice Arena with a tax-deductible donation.