The Ice Arena was opened in 1975 at a cost of one million dollars. This 30,000 square foot facility provides a number of amenities:
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The usage of the facility is varied and everyone is encouraged to participate.
Times for recreational ice-skating are scheduled on a monthly basis. Private party times are available as well as for churches, school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, and family gatherings or just for fun. Broomball is available to be played on private ice sessions. For more information or to schedule parties, please call (816) 271-5506 or click here.
"Learn to Ice Skate" and "Learn to Play Ice Hockey" Classes...more information by clicking here.
St. Joseph Youth Hockey Association
The association holds all practices at Bode Ice Arena and promotes a number of teams, including Atoms, Mites, Squirts, PeeWee, junior varsity and varsity. Practices are held Monday-Thursday evenings and all games are played on weekends. The association is a member of USA Hockey and the high school team is a member of the Kansas City Metro Hockey Association. For more information, please call (816) 233-9595.
Figure Skating Club
The club is a competitive skating club. The club freestyle times are early evening Monday-Friday. Aside from being regional competitors, the club hosts the Pony Express Figure Skating Championships held at the ice arena in September. The club also puts on a spectacular ice skating show each spring comprised of the areas top figure skaters. For more information regarding the club, please call (816) 233-1567.