Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena
Makomanai Indoor Stadium (1972–2007)
Hokkaido Sports Association
Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena (真駒内セキスイハイム アイスアリーナ) is an indoor ice skating arena in Minami-ku, Sapporo, Japan. It was built in December, 1970, holds 11,500 people (10,024 seats -fixed plus temporary-, and 1,476 standing places), and has an area of 10,133 m² in total. The [1 ] figure skating and some of the ice hockey games and the closing ceremonies from the 1972 Winter Olympics were held at this arena. [2 ]
Overview [ edit ]
After the Games, the Arena is utilized as a permanent
ice skating rink open to the community.
Located at the northern end of the
Makomanai Park, the arena is used not only as an ice skating venue, but also for a huge meeting, and concert venue.
The stadium has been known as its nickname, "Makomanai Ice Arena", and on April 1, 2007, the nickname was changed to the "Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena", after
Sekisui Heim, a Japanese real estate company, acquired its naming rights.
In 1998 it was one of the venues for the
Volleyball Men's World Championship, the Pool D of the tournament was played here.
Location [ edit ]
The arena is a 20 to 25 minute walk from
Makomanai Station on the Namboku Line.
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
1920: Palais de Glace d'Anvers
1924: Stade Olympique de Chamonix
1928: St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
1932: Olympic Arena (final), Olympic Stadium
1936: Olympia-Kunsteisstadion (final), Riessersee
1948: Kulm, Olympic Stadium (final), Suvretta
1952: Dæhlenenga, Jordal Amfi (final), Kadettangen, Lillestrøm stadion, Marienlyst stadion
1956: Apollonio Stadium, Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio
1960: Blyth Arena (final), Squaw Valley Olympic Skating Rink
1964: Messehalle, Olympiahalle
1968: La Patinoire Municipale, Le Stade de Glace
1972: Makomanai Ice Arena (final), Tsukisamu Indoor Skating Rink
1976: Messehalle, Olympiahalle (final)
1980: Olympic Center
1984: Skenderija II Hall, Zetra Ice Hall (final)
1988: Father David Bauer Olympic Arena, Olympic Saddledome (final), Stampede Corral
1992: Méribel Ice Palace
1994: Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall, Håkon Hall (final)
1998: Aqua Wing, Big Hat (final)
2002: E Center (final), Peaks Ice Arena
2006: Palasport Olimpico (final), Torino Esposizioni
2010: Rogers Arena (final), UBC Thunderbird Arena
2014: Bolshoy Ice Dome (final), Shayba Arena
2018: Union Hockey Centre (final), Kwandong University Arena
NOTE: During the Olympic Games, venues that have naming rights sold may not use their name during the Olympic Games.
Coordinates: 42°59′58″N 141°20′50.44″E / 42.99944°N 141.3473444°E