the outside of Cornerstone Ice Arena

About Cornerstone Ice Arena

The coolest place in town is a 93,500 square foot facility with two NHL-sized, sled hockey accessible, ice rinks with seating for 630 spectators that offer a variety of adult hockey programs, public skating, and can host your birthday party or special event.

Building Amenities

  • 93,500 square foot facility
  • Two (2) NHL-sized ice rinks
  • Both rinks are sled hockey accessible
  • Spectator seating for 630
  • Elite performance training center
  • Heated spectator seats in the feature rink
  • The entire facility is ADA compliant and special-needs users are warmly-welcomed
  • 38-foot drop of elevation from one end of the building to the other allows both NHL-sized rinks to be below grade at the public entrance
  • Separate entrances for participants and spectators

Frequently Asked Questions

What time is your public skate?

“Cheap Skate” is Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Cost is $4; “Ice Jam” is Friday, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Cost is $10; “Public Skate” is on Saturday & Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., Cost is $6 – All skate rentals are $4.

How do I register my child for Learn to Skate?

Go to Learn to Skate scroll down to “Parents & Tots” section.

How old do you have to be to register for Learn to Skate?

Participants must be at least 4 years old; there are exceptions if the child has some experience. Please contact the arena skating director, Dawn Ahlers at 716.438.7698.

Can I accompany my child on the ice during the Learn to Skate lesson?

You must be registered in the Learn to Skate program to be allowed on the ice.

Can I register for Learn to Skate after the program has started?

Yes, the program cost is pro-rated for the classes that have been missed.

Do you have skating walkers?

Skating walkers are not allowed on the ice.

How old do you have to be to skate?

Any age participant can skate. Ages 4 and under are free. Our smallest rental skate size is 8J.

Do I have to wear skates on the ice?

You must have skates on to enter the rink surface.

Can I take a puck and stick out during Public Skate?

Hockey sticks and or pucks are not allowed on the ice. Skate and Shoot is held from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Please visit the weekly schedule.

Do I have to pay to watch?

No, there are warming areas on the second floor that overlook both rinks.

What should my child wear?

A helmet is strongly recommended, and each participant should dress in layers with long pants.

Do I have to stay with my child during Public Skate?

Yes, there should be no children left unattended.

How big are the rinks?

Both rinks are NHL-sized (200 x 85 feet).

How many people does each rink hold?

Our feature rink (Heinrich) can seat 450 guests. While the second pad (Kenan) can adequately seat 150 spectators.

What year was the arena built?

The facility had a soft opening in fall 2014, with the grand opening in January 2015. The arena was dedicated as Cornerstone CFCU Arena on March 27, 2015.