Veterans Memorial Park Indoor Ice Arena reopens for lessons, hockey
The Veterans Memorial Park Indoor Ice Arena is reopening for limited skating lessons and adult recreational hockey for the 2020-21 season. The ice arena will offer lessons at four levels: Snow Plow Sam, Basic Skills, Freestyle and Adult Instructional. Team play is governed by USA Hockey/MAHA regulations, costs $5,000 per team and players must have USA Hockey insurance. Learn more about recreational hockey registration here. Veterans Memorial Park Indoor Ice Arena is 2150 Jackson Ave.
Certain Michigan businesses allowed to reopen: What to know
Gyms and pools in Michigan are allowed to reopen to the public starting Sept. 9. Gretchen Whitmers announcement Thursday when she revealed executive orders reopening gyms and pools and permitting sports. Ice rinks and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen for organized sporting events with limited crowd capacity. The will be allowed to reopen for organized sporting events with limited crowd capacity. It also allows for gyms and pools to reopen across the state, subject to stringent safety protocols.Movie theaters remain closedMovie theaters remain closed in southeastern Michigan.
Michigan ice rinks allowed to reopen for organized sports
Ice rinks across the state of Michigan are allowed to reopen for organized sports under a new executive order from the governor. Rinks were among the list of venues shuttered across the state for months due to the coronavirus. Some areas of the state already were allowed to have ice rinks operational. As of Thursday, all Michigan ice rinks are now among the list of venues that may be open for the sole purpose of serving as a venue for organized sports.Gov. Ice rinks also wont be allowed to sell concessions.
Michigan ice arenas push to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – There are plenty of people who rely on ice arenas for work or training in Michigan. Inside Mount Clemens Ice Arena there’s not much to see -- no hockey games, no ice shows, and no practices. But the operators are most bothered because they’re not even allowed to have private lessons amid the coronavirus pandemic in Michigan right now. There is no on-ice training allowed at many of the rinks. Related: Ann Arbor ice arena, skating teams fight for reclassificationManagement at the Mount Clemens rink wants to be allowed to offer ice time to those who need the training.
Ann Arbor ice arena, skating teams fight for reclassification
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Ice arenas and rinks need to be reclassified, say Ann Arbor athletes and Diane Wilson, the general manager of Ann Arbor Ice Cube. To get the Cube and other ice rinks reclassified, Wilson has reached out to Gov. The Ann Arbor Ice Cube, which has three different rinks, is used by different ice skating and hockey teams, including the U.S. National Team, Eastern Michigan University hockey team and four local high school teams. She added that Ann Arbor is the birthplace of synchronized skating and its teams are nationally ranked. Wilson said that even before the pandemic, the Ann Arbor Ice Cube was never at capacity because of its size and that several skaters could be on the ice without problems.