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John & Dede Howard Ice Arena


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John & Dede Howard Ice Arena
Party Room
Open Skate

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2022-2023 Ice Arena Schedule

Facility Information

2414 Willa Dr
St Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 983-8795

General Info
December 18th Schedule Change - Please note due to a U19 Women's Hockey game on December 18th, open skate will be from 1:00 - 4:00pm. 

The John and Dede Ice Arena's warming shelter features a wood-burning fireplace and a great indoor facility for birthday parties and other social gatherings. It features restrooms and also air conditioning for the summer. 

The open skate schedule is available here. We hope to open the arena on Monday, November 21, 2022. if the weather allows to make ice in early November.

Admission $5.00
Skate Rental $3.00

Stick & Puck admission $8.00

The arena hosts hockey games for the BAHA hockey organization.

Fee Schedule
Open Skate 
Admission - $5.00 
Skate Rental - $3.00 
5 & Under children receive Free admission

Hockey hourly ice rental rate 
$220/hour if reservation made before December 1st 
$235/hour if reservation made after December 1st 

Facility Areas

Reservations & Activities

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Program Event Teams Date Time
Wheelchair Hockey League Event Saturday October 14, 2023 12:00 PM - 03:30 PM
City of St Joseph Flu Shots Wednesday October 25, 2023 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM