Ames/ISU Ice Arena

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Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Location Ames, Iowa
Owner Ames Parks & Rec Department and Iowa State University ]
Operator Parks & Rec Department
Capacity 1,000 (Ice hockey)
Surface 200' x 85' (Ice hockey)
Construction
Opened 2001
Architect RDG Bussard Dikis
Tenants
Cyclones Men & Women Hockey Teams
Synchronized Skating Team

Ames/ISU Ice Arena is an ice arena and recreational sport facility located in Ames, Iowa and owned and operated by Ames Parks & Rec Department and Iowa State University. The Ames / ISU Ice Arena is home to the Iowa State University Cyclones Men’s and Women's Hockey Teams, ISU Sychronized Skating Team. The ISU Men's Hockey Team competes at the ACHA Division I level in the Central States Collegiate Hockey League, in addition an auxiliary team competes at the ACHA DIII level as members of the North Central Collegiate Hockey Association. ISU Women's Hockey competes as an independent team in the ACHA Women's Division I level.

In addition the arena is used by several local high school ice hockey teams, youth, and adult rec. ice hockey leagues, Ames Figure Skating Club, and Iowa State intramural activities, as well as public skating.

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The City of Ames and Iowa State University jointly constructed the facility, which opened in 2001. It features an NHL regulation ice sheet for ice hockey, figure skating and open skating, and local high school hockey . The arena is equipped with eight locker rooms, two of which are designated to ISU, officials and other programs Current capacity for spectators is about 1,000. In addition the arena was built to allow for future expansion.[1]

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Coordinates: 42°00′33″N 93°39′03″W / 42.00922°N 93.65084°W / 42.00922; -93.65084