Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena now open in Ann Arbor after warm fall weather

Credit: Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation

ANN ARBOR – Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena is now open for the winter season after weather delays pushed back its opening date.

Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation announced on the arena’s website that warm temperatures delayed the opening of the ice arena to Saturday, Nov. 19.

The outdoor skating season was anticipated to start Nov. 5 and will run through March 26.

Admission to Buhr Outdoor Ice Arena costs $6 for adults, $5 for those aged 17 and younger and seniors and $3 for skate rentals.

Punch passes for 10 or 30 visits can be bought for frequent visitors. Adult passes for 10 visits cost $50, or $128 for 30 visits. Youth and senior punch passes cost $40 for 10 visits and $115 for 30 visits.

The ice arena offers hockey sessions and drop-in hockey times for men, women and children.

Here’s when the arena is open to the public:

  • Sunday | 3:15-5:30 p.m.
  • Monday | 3:30-4:30 p.m. (half-price admission)
  • Wednesday | 4:45-5:45 p.m. (half-price admission)
  • Thursday | 3:30-4:30 p.m. (half-price admission)
  • Friday | 7-8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday| 2:45-4:30 p.m.; 7:15-8:30 p.m.

The outdoor arena facility will be closed on Nov. 24, Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1.

Learn more about the Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena here.


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