ICON Sports Center is the new location of the Grand Forks Park District administrative main office.
Established December 2014, ICON Sports Center is a 91,500 sq. ft., state-of-the-art youth ice arena featuring 2 official USA Hockey sanctioned size rinks; 10 team locker rooms; 410 spectator seats per rink; lower & upper level concessions areas; a Community Room for special activities; sound barriers between each rink; viewing deck above each seating areas; and a central location to attract Canadians and Minnesotans. ICON Sports Center is a prime hosting location for local, regional, national, and international hockey tournaments and skating competitions.
Facility Information & Amenities:
1ST FLOOR | 73,836 sq. ft.
- 2 Ice Sheets – Designed for capability of expanding to 4 rinks
- Each of the 2 Rinks have:
- 378 Stadium Seats
- 40 Bar Stool Chairs at the Railing
- 200 Person Standing Viewing Deck Behind the Stadiums Seats
- Allows for 618 total spectators
- 10 Locker Rooms
- 2 Officials Rooms
- Training Room used by Athletic Trainers during games
- Pro Shop for Ice Skate Sharpening and Selling of Hockey & Ice Skating Gear
- Location of Grand Forks Park District Main Office
2ND FLOOR | 17,664 sq. ft.
- Community Room with a Viewing Deck Overlooking Both Ice Sheets
- Concessions Stands (with a future kitchen plan)
- Dryland Training Room used for Choice Health & Fitness Performance Enhancement
- Blue Line Club Meeting Room
- Grand Forks Youth Hockey Association Business Offices
Formed in 2011, the Legends & Heroes Campaign Steering Committee was comprised of community volunteers, Grand Forks Blue Line Club and Park District representatives, who worked together to build a new ice arena next to the Choice Health & Fitness. Through community philanthropy, we were able to raise $11 million to construct the state-of-the-art construct arena.
Aside from providing local, year-round ice for families within our community, ICON Sports Center was been a prime hosting location for large hockey tournaments and skating competitions, including the co-host location for the 2016 IIHF Men’s U18 World Championship Tournament, along with the Ralph Engelstad Arena. With the ability to host many youth tournaments, the facility has made a great financial impact to the Grand Forks community, as well as assisted with adding to the quality of life of local hockey and figure staking families.