Birmingham Ice Sports Arena/Parks & Recreation
Location: 2300 East Lincoln, Birmingham, MI 48009
Phone: 248.530.1642

Effective April 9, 2021 The Birmingham Ice Arena is closed to the public for the remainder of the season.  All scheduled programs have been cancelled.   City staff will be available at (248) 530-1642 or email to assist you.  

Our Parks and Recreation Office is located at the Birmingham Ice Sports Arena.  

For assistance contact city staff at  248.530.1642 or email  
Visit to make a tennis court reservation and to request a park or request Springdale Shelter.

Birmingham Ice Sports Arena
The Birmingham Ice Sports Arena offers skating opportunities for those of all ages. Whether you want to rent ice for a party, participate in open skating, or register for skating lessons, the Arena offers something for everyone! Located on the Kenning Park property, the indoor arena contains a regulation sized ice rink with bleacher seating for 960 spectators. A smaller, studio arena is used for lessons and skating parties within the complex.

The Arena is also the home of the Birmingham Unified Kings, the combined hockey team of Seaholm and Groves High Schools.

Birmingham Ice Sports Arena Renovation/Addition Project

Upcoming Meetings

Learn and ask questions about Parks and Recreation Bond projects at the virtual Parks and Recreation Board meeting on Tuesday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. Attend and learn about the Birmingham Ice Sports Arena general contractor award recommendation for the ice arena renovation and addition construction project.

 Also mark your calendar for the City Commission meeting on Monday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. The Birmingham Ice Arena construction contract award will go before the City Commission and if approved, work on the arena will begin later this spring.

Birmingham Ice Sports Arena City Commission Workshop
Download the presentation from the Birmingham Ice Sports Arena workshop on March 8, 2021.

Ice Arena Financial Forecast
 Download the Ice Arena Financial Forecast presentation by Plante Moran Cresa during the Long Range Planning meeting on Saturday, January 23, 2021.

Ice Arena Renovation/Addition Project Awarded to Andrus Architecture
The City of Birmingham recently awarded the Birmingham Ice Arena Architectural and Engineering Services project to Andrus Architecture in the amount not to exceed $288,900.00. Ice Arena improvements will include the following:
1)  Locker Room Expansion and Remodel of Existing Locker Rooms
2)  Adding a Female and Team Locker Room
3)  New Observation Area and Meeting Room Space
4)  New Concession Area Upgrades

Background Information
Capital Planning and Consultant Services for Ice Arena Memo 11-4-20
Plante Moran Cresa’s Facilities Assessment Update 1-25-20
Capital Planning and Consultant Services for Ice Arena Memo 12-6-19 
Facilities Assessment Update 1-26-19
Parks and Recreation Improvement Funding Update Presentation 1-26-19
Plante Moran Cresa’s (PMC) Facility and Operational Assessment 12-11-18 
Capital Planning and Consultant Services for Ice Arena Memo 6-12-18  
2018 Parks and Recreation Ice Arena Survey Results 

Ice Arena Safety Protocols 
The safety of our employees and guests is our No. 1 priority.  Therefore, we ask you adhere to the following rules and regulations set forth by the City of Birmingham as part of the reopening plan.

  • Below are the following action items along with the diagram of how to enter/exit the building in order to access the building and ice safely.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have been exposed to an infected individual.
  • You must arrive no more than 15 minutes before your scheduled ice session and fully dressed for your on-ice activity.
  • Social distancing staging areas will be available only for participants to put on their skates and helmets.
  • Upon entering the facility you must sign in.  Include date, time, name and phone number.
  • All skaters, coaches, parents and spectators are mandated to wear a facial covering at all times while indoors as well as on the ice.  Failure to wear facial coverings will shall result in discontinued access to the Birmingham Ice Sports Arena.
  • Bags may be left in the locker rooms.
  • For the Figure Skating Club of Birmingham (FSCB), staging will be in front of the concession stand.
  • Only the one (1) water filler station near Section A bleachers will be available.  Bring your own water bottle.
  • Showers/bathrooms in the locker rooms will be locked and unavailable to all.
  • At the conclusion of your ice time, you will have approximately 10 minutes to remove your skates and exit the building, as we need time to properly clean between each group.
  • There will be no lost and found, as all items will be discarded.
  • There will be no skate rental.
  • Concession stand will remain closed.
Download diagram of how to enter/exit the building in order to access the building and ice safely.
Learn more about COVID-19 on our virus prevention webpage.   

Learn To Skate Registration is currently closed: 

The next session will not occur until September 2021

Starting Monday, January 25, 2021 the following programs will be offered:

Open Public Skate:
Adults: $6/per skater
Seniors (55): $5/per skater
17 & Under: $5/per skater
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 9:30 am - 10:50 am
Tuesdays: 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Mondays - Thursdays: 1:10 pm - 2:30pm
All Ages
No Skate Rental Available

Adult Skate:
Adults: $6/per skater
Seniors (55): $5/per skater
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am -1:00 pm
18 years and older
No Skate Rental Available

Parent and Tot Hockey:
Adults: $6/per skater
Seniors (55): $5/per skater
17 & Under: $5/per skater
Fridays: 1:10 pm -2:30 pm
10 years and under, Helmet required
No Skate Rental Available

Little girl skating

Player's Edge Hockey School Hockey Player
The Player’s Edge has programs for the beginning tot, to the experienced house player.

New 2020-2021 Player's Edge Hockey School schedule here.  Contact Matt and Angelika Gadlage at or call 248.417.0829 for more information. 

The Player's Edge Hockey School website is

Figure Skating Club of Birmingham
For information on the figure skating club visit:

Download Figure Skating Club of Birmingham Brochure

Birmingham Hockey Association (BHA)
For information visit:

Birmingham Unified Ice Hockey
Formed in 1992, the Birmingham Unified Kings is a unified program for the school district. Varsity and JV teams are made up of students from Groves and Seaholm high schools.  Home games are played on Saturday evenings from November - February. For information on the BU Kings, visit

2021buSenior pics  2021varsitybuteamphoto 2021jvbuteamphoto

The Birmingham Ice Sports Arena is located at 2300 East Lincoln, Birmingham, MI 48009


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Phone  248.530.1642

Directions From I-75
• Take 75 South to 14 mile West
• Approximately 5 ½ miles to South Eton, which is the second light past Coolidge
• ½ mile second stop make a right on East Lincoln
• The second driveway on right is the Birmingham Ice Arena

From Maple Rd (15 mile Rd.)
• Maple Rd. West to South Eton (light near train viaduct) and Big Rock restaurant
• First stop make a left onto East Lincoln
• The second driveway on right is the Birmingham Ice Arena