Glow Skating!

Skate under black and special lights while listening to today’s hits. $5 admission and $2 skate rental or BYO *bring your own. Next glow skating event: Wednesday, August 27 from 4:00-6:30pm.

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The Alpena Flyers Junior Hockey Tryout Camp

The new and locally managed Alpena Flyers Junior Hockey Team is pleased to announce the scheduling of a pre-draft camp for the 2014-2015 season.

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Kids Day!

August 6th from 4:00-7:00pm. Admission $6 and skate rental is $2. Activities include Glow Skating, Archery Tag, Dodge ball, Obstacle Course, Snowman Building, and much much more!

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Northern Lights Arena is a premier twin-sheet facility located in Alpena, Michigan. Opened in 2003, our facility is the result of a dedicated community effort to build Northeast Michigan's first indoor ice arena.

Twin Sheet Facility
1Northern Lights Arena is the only facility in Northeast Michigan to provides two first class, official NHL sized ice rinks within one building. Our state of the art primary rink provides seating for 1,200, an in-rink concession stand, six large, full service private locker rooms and an 1/8 mile rubberized running track.
Non-Ice Events
2Come experience a multitude of entertainment options, including, but not limited to; touring comedy acts, spine tingling rodeos, big circuit wrestling and womans roller derby. Spend some time visiting with high end dealers at one of our exclusive camping, trailer or boating expositions.
Local User Groups
3Northern Lights Arena is proudly the home for many local user groups, including a variety of hockey, figure skating and speed skating organizations. Please feel free to visit our Users Group Page to learn more. You just may find a great opportunity to join in and have fun!
News and Reviews

Hockey Registration for 2014 – 2015 is now open!

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AHA is now accepting registrations for 2014 /2015 Season for all ages. All AHA registrations require USA Hockey Registration. Click this link to access the USA Hockey Registration online form: Print and complete the following forms ( AHA Reg. Form – AHA Agreement and Waiver AHA Reg. Form – AHA Hockey Code of Conduct AHA Reg. Form – AHA Registration 2014 …

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    Kids Day Event #2

    Northern Lights Arena will again open its doors to the community for their second “Kids Day Event,” this summer. The …

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    U13 Hockey Summer Sessions

    The Alpena Thunder Bay Wrecks are sponsoring a series of eight (8) weekly U13 Summer Skates (Birth Year 2001 – …

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    MWJHL Welcomes the Alpena Flyers

    The Midwest Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the Northern Lights Arena Community (NLAC), have announced that the Alpena Flyers …


    Learn to Skate Summer Program

    Northern Lights Arena is excited to announce that they are yet again offering a learn to skate program this summer. …

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Listen To Our Visitors
Northern Lights Arena is a real gem in our community and are all very lucky to have this beautiful facility available to us. We would also like to let you know that every person working at NLA that we have had contact with has been very helpful and friendly. They work hard to keep things working, clean and always greet us with a big smile, a nod or a wave. You have some very special people working at NLA!Scott & Mary Ouellette
Spectacular circus tonight! Very well put together. I have a great video of the dirt bike act!Sarah Moe