91,000 sq. ft. Ice Arena

Our NEW, state-of-the-art, 91,000 sq. ft. ice arena, located at 838 Grove Street (1 block north of SPHS) is owned and operated by Sun Prairie Ice, Inc. (SP-Ice, Inc.). Even though the doors to the new facility will opened in 2014, we still have a lot of fund-raising goals to reach. See below for details about our continuing Capital Campaign.

With considerable assistance from the Sun Prairie Youth Hockey Association, several area businesses, and dedication from many hockey & skating enthusiasts; the Sun Prairie Ice Arena (aka: SP-Ice, Inc.) opened a new state-of-the-art, two (2), ice sheet facility on January 17, 2014.

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.