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Icon Sports Center

Icon Sports Center

Sep 13, 2013 at 7:27 am

 

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The grand forks park district broke ground Thursday on the eight-point-six million dollar icon sports center. The twin ice arena will be located south of choice health and fitness on south Washington and 47th avenue.   Campaign steering committee chair tarek howard says over seven-point-one million dollars has been raised to date.   The 76-thousand square foot building will eventually hold two 200 by 85 foot ice sheets.   Park board president jay panzer told those attending the event that youth hockey and figure skating will benefit greatly by the new facility.

When completed the arena is expected to have a four million dollar economic impact on the community each year.   rink one is expected to open in the fall 2014.

 

features:

 - ten team locker rooms

 - seating for 500 per rink

 - lower and upper concessions

 - club and community room

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