Bode Ice Arena opened in 1975 as this 30,000 square foot facility provides:
Ice surface that is 185 by 85 feet
Full ice skate rental (figure or hockey) toddler size seven - adult 15
Seating area of 500 bleachers
Tables and chairs
Learn to Ice Skate - Closed till further notice
Learn to play Hockey - Closed till further notice
Learn to Hockey Skate - Closed till further notice
Recreational ice skating for the public is closed till further notice. No public session birthday parties will be allowed during COVID-19. scheduled monthly (PDF). Private parties will be available on a first come, first serve, basis. Parties and Private party times (PDF) are available as well as for:
Just for fun
Broomball is available to be played on private ice sessions. For more information or to schedule parties, please call 271-5506.
Greater St. Joseph Youth Hockey Association
The association holds all practices at Bode Ice Arena and promotes a number of teams including:
Practices are held Monday through Thursday evenings and all games are played on weekends. The association is a member of USA Hockey and the high school team is a member of the Kansas City Metro Hockey Association. For more information, please call 233-9595 or visit their Facebook page.
St. Joseph Figure Skating Club
The club is a competitive skating club. The club freestyle times are early evening Monday through Friday. Aside from being regional competitors, the club hosts the Pony Express Figure Skating Championships held at the ice arena in September. The club also puts on a spectacular ice skating show each spring comprised of the areas top figure skaters. For more information regarding the club, please call 233-1567 or visit their website.