Rainout Line
(309) 226-4060
View on-line or use the free app!
 

 

 

 

Veterans Memorial Ice Arena

Located in Mineral Springs Park, Veterans Memorial Ice Arena has over 34,800 square feet under one roof, also providing space for many recreational programs, the Gym & Dance Studios, and the home for the Recreation Department staff and offices, open
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The ice skating season runs from the first Saturday in October through the first full weekend in March. Teams and groups calling Veterans Memorial Ice Arena home include the Pekin Dragons Hockey Club, Pekin Amateur Hockey Association, Pekin Flyers AAU Hockey Program, and Central Illinois Sled Hockey Association.

The Recreation Department offers quality skate lessons and hockey instruction.

Ice Arena Features are . . . 

  • 200' x 85' USA Hockey Regulation Rink
  • Skate room equipped with rental skates and sharpening 
    equipment. Women's and men's sizes and tots
    sizes 6-14
  • Full service concession stand
  • Hockey programs for boys & girls ages 4 to 8
  • ISI Learn to Skate program for all beginning age 3 thru adult, beginning levels thru advanced levels
  • Public open skates with skate rentals available
  • Special group rates are available for skating parties
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Private ice rentals available

Rentals — Veterans Memorial Arena is available for private ice rentals. The rink floor is also available to rent April through September, when ice is not present. It will accommodate 1,500 spectators and is available for group functions, expos, concerts, and various functions.

Please call (309) 347-7275 for private rentals, 
group pricing, and birthday parties.

>> Click here for directions to the
Pekin Memorial Ice Arena <<

 

Skating Skills Development
Opportunities

Freestyle, Stick and Puck, and Rat Hockey Policies

Freestyle Sessions: 
$8.00 per session

Freestyle practice ice is special practice time set aside for figure skaters to practice advanced moves and routines. Although open to the public these sessions are not Public Skating Sessions.

Dates:
Mondays: 3:00p-4:00p
Tuesday: 12:00p – 1:00p
Wednesdays: 3:15p – 4:15p
Thursdays: 12:00p – 1:00p

Stick & Puck Ice Sessions
$8.00 per session

Stick and Puck sessions are designed for hockey skaters to practice individual skills, skating, shooting, and padding. Scrimmages are not permitted during Stick and Puck sessions.

Dates:
Mondays: 12:00p – 1:00p
Tuesdays: 3:45p - 4:45p
Wednesdays: 12:00p – 1:00p
Fridays: 12:00p -1:00p & *3:00 - 4:00p                                       *No Friday 3:00p-4:00p on 11/24/18, 12/21/18, 12/28/18, & 1/4/19

2018-2019 Learn to Skate Schedule
Register Here! Click on Ice Activities on the left side.

$70.00 Resident
$73.00 Non-Resident

Session 2: 8 Weeks
Mondays: 5:00p or 5:45p
October 29 – December 17
or
Saturdays: 9:00a 
October 27 – December 22

Session 3: 8 Weeks
Mondays: 5:00p or 5:45p
January 7 – February 25, 2019
or
Saturdays: 9:00a
January 5 – February 23, 2019

Winter Ice Show
December 15 at time to be announced

Spring Ice Show
Title To be Announced
March 2, 2019 at 1:00pm

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC OPEN SKATE
TIMES & RATES

Oct. 6, 2018 - March 3, 2019

Tuesdays & Thursdays
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Fridays
7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturdays
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sundays
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

No Public Skate Dates:

Sunday, November 18 12:15p - 1:45p   

Sunday, December 12:15p - 1:45p

Saturday, January 26 1:00-2:30p       

Saturday, February 2 1:00p - 2:30p moved to 2:30p - 4:00p

Special Holiday Skate Sessions

(In addition to the above normal schedule)

November 23: 1:15-3:45p

December 21: 1:00p - 3:45p

December 26: 12:15p - 3:00p

December 27: 9:00a - 11:45a

December 28: 12:15p - 3:45p

December 29: 11:45a - 2:30p

December 29: 6:00p - 8:30p

January 2, 2019: 12:15p - 3:00p

January 3: 9:00a - 11:45a

January 4: 12:15p - 3:45p

•••••••••••••

Admission
$5.00 per person

Family Skate
(Sunday only)
$15.00 (up to four)
Each additional
family: $2.50.

Skate Rental
$3.00 per person

Skate Sharpening
$7.00

OPEN HOCKEY
Must wear equipment!

Tuesday
9:15 pm - 10:15 pm

$8.00 per session

Special Holiday Sessions:

November 23:

Mite / Squirt 8:15a - 9:15a, PeeWee Bantam 9:15a - 10:15a, HS - Adult 10:30a - 11:45a

December 21:

Mite / Squirt 8:15a - 9:15a, PeeWee Bantam 9:15a - 10:15a, HS - Adult 10:30a - 11:45a

December 26:

Mite / Squirt 8:30a - 9:30a, PeeWee Bantam 9:30a - 10:30a, HS - Adult 10:45a - 12:00p

December 27:

Mite / Squirt 12:00p - 1:00p, PeeWee Bantam 1:00p - 2:00p, HS - Adult 2:15p - 3:30p

December 28:

Mite / Squirt 8:30a - 9:30a, PeeWee Bantam 9:30a - 10:30a, HS - Adult 10:45a - 12:00p

Janurary 2, 2019:

Mite / Squirt 8:30a - 9:30a, PeeWee Bantam 9:30a - 10:30a, HS - Adult 10:45a - 12:00p

January 3:

Mite / Squirt 12:00p - 1:00p, PeeWee Bantam 1:00p - 2:00p, HS - Adult 2:15p - 3:30p

January 4:

Mite / Squirt 8:30a - 9:30a, PeeWee Bantam 9:30a - 10:30a, HS - Adult 10:45a - 12:00p

Watch this space for additional sessions.

 

 

1701 Court Street | Pekin, Illinois 61554 | 309-347-PARK (7275)

©2009-2018 Pekin Park District. All Rights Reserved.