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Veterans Memorial Pool and Ice Arena

Park Features
Drinking Fountain Grills Ice Rink Parking Paved Multi-Use Trail (Non-Motorized) Picnic Shelters Picnic Tables Play Area Restrooms Skate Park Skating Softball/Baseball Swimming Pool Tennis
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Park Pool & Ice Arena​

2150 Jackson Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 481​03 (directions)
Phone: 734.794.6235
[email protected]
Bill Meeks, Recreation Supervisor

 Outdoor Pool   Indoor Ice Rink   Skating Lessons    Adult Hockey

Veterans Memorial Sports Complex

The Veterans Memorial Sports Complex features the Veterans Memorial Park outdoor pool, indoor ice arena, lit baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, a 30,000 square foot skatepark, meeting room and a park shelter available to rent. The complex includes a regulation-size rink of 85 feet by 200 feet with spectator seating for 800. A concession stand and vending are available in the main lobby, along with coin-operated lockers and storage units. A standard line of hockey and skating accessories are available in the pro shop and we have four hockey locker rooms. 

Outdoor Pool​

​The outdoor pool is now closed for the season and will re-open Memorial Day weekend 2022.


Indoor Ice Rink

​Veterans Memorial Park Ice Rink will open on September 13, 2021.  We currently require all visitors to wear a mask while indoors, regardless of vaccine status.  We will continue to monitor the Washtenaw County Health Department's reccomendations and Covid risk levels.


Public Skating

Beginning January 15, we will not be taking online reservations and accepting walk-ins only.

  All visitors are required to wear a mask at all times indoors.

​General Skate
1-2:30 p.m.
​Monday &
​Adult Skate
11 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
General Skate
1:10 - 2:30 p.m.
​Adult Skate
11a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
​General Skate
11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
​General Skate
1-2:30 p.m.

* Schedule subject to change

Public Skate Prices

Youth (17 & under)
Senior (60 & older)
Skate rental

Ice Skating Lessons   

The Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services Instructional Skating Program is an official participant of the Learn to Skate USA Program sponsored by the US Figure Skating Association.  We're offering instruction from the Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Freestyle and Adult courses.  Registration begins      August 3rd.   All visitors are required to wear a mask at all times indoors.

Skating Lesson Page​

Skates, Apparel, Helmets

Figure skates are recommended for beginners, however a good pair of hockey skates is acceptable. Skates are available for use during class at no additional charge. Layering and gloves are recommended. Helmets are required for all beginner/intermediate students (for your safety, no exceptions ​please). Helmets will be available, you may also provide your own.​

Adult Hockey​

​​Veterans Memorial Park is offering competitive level hockey and recreational, draft hockey for the 2021-22 season.  More information can be found on our Adult Hockey Page​

​Meeting Room Rental

The Veterans Memorial Park meeting room is available to rent year-round.  The room is approximately 718 square feet with a small refrigerator, 65” TV,
speakers, connections for laptops, video and other portable devices. The room room features eight tables (6 feet x 2.5 feet) and 50 chairs. Fees are $40/per hour, resident; and $50/per hour, nonresident (one hour minimum rental).​

Our facilities COVID-19 Point of Contact is Bill Meeks. Please contact her at [email protected] or 734.794.6235 regarding questions or concerns with COVID-19 related issues. We will continue to update our COVID-related webpage with new information. Staff will review any new orders or recommendation and adjust process if possible.​​