Ice Arena facility constructed in 1974 with an addition added on in 1979. Owned by the Municipality of Anchorage and managed by SMG.
- Two 200’ long by 85’ wide ice surfaces using a common 210-ton direct refrigeration system. Both rinks have complete hockey dasher systems with plexi-glass and tempered safety glass.
- Four wet locker rooms with full restroom facilities
- Two dry locker rooms (dressing accommodations only)
- Ice Rental Price – $350 per hour
- Espresso and Coffee Shop managed by building.
- Concession Stand
- Seating Capacity for 1000 spectators at Rink 1, 100 spectators at Rink 2
One full-time ice arena manager, one full-time maintenance technician, one full-time office assistant, part-time staff consisting of rink attendants, janitors, concession workers, learn-to-skate instructors.
Facility is utilized by 10 various youth hockey organizations, two figure skating clubs, four adult hockey associations, and an in-house adult hockey recreational league consisting of approximately 116 teams. This in-house program is managed by SMG of Alaska and is one of the largest in the nation. An in-house learn-to-skate program managed by SMG of Alaska also utilizes this facility, along with general recreational skaters, which attend various public skating sessions offered on a weekly basis.
The facility has hosted numerous regional and national youth hockey tournaments and figure skating competitions.
Ben Boeke Ice Arena is located at 534 E. 16th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
Contact Annetta Powell at 907 274-5715 for more information.