Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Brett Memorial Ice Arena

The Brett News:

Month of June:     

Re-Opening June 1st 

 The Brett Ice Arena is open with limited on-ice participation and limited observers. Persons with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should not be on the premises. All patrons are responsible for familiarizing themselves with and following all ice arena rules and COVID-19 mitigation protocols. Due to limted participation, reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 48 hours ahead of the day you wish to skate.

Brett COVID Mitigation Plan

PROTOCOLS AS OF 10-22-2020:   

  • CLICK ON "Brett COVID Mitigation Plan" button to see full details. ^
  • Persons with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 should not be on the premises.
  • Limited On-ice participants - Due to limited changing area the number of on-ice participants per ice session will be determined depending on the activity and ice schedule to allow for overlap of participants from one event to the next event. See the list of individual activities in Brett COVID Mitigation plan for details..
  • Limited Observers - The number of observers for each event will be limited to two (2) observers per on-ice participant.
  • On- ice Participants and Observers may enter the facility no more than 30 minutes before their skating session begins and must exit the facility within 30 minutes after their skating session ends. Due to the limited capacity, observers should limit their time in the facility before and after their event.
  • Minors 12 and under need to be under the immediate supervision of a parent or guardian at all times. We ask that siblings not come to observe unless necessary.

For Public Skate, Freestyle, and Stick Time reservations call the office at 907.861.7690

For Private rental request call or email the ice arena manager at 907.861.7692 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ice Rink Schedule - Facility opens 30 minutes before first scheduled event and closes 30 minutes after last scheduled event.

Public Skate

Monday - Friday 12:30-2:00pm. Fridays 6:00-7:30pm. Saturdays & Sundays CLOSED

• On-ice participants limited to 40             • Observers limited to two (2) per skater

• Reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 48 hours ahead of the day you wish to skate. This is to avoid lines and keep the lobby clear. Parent/guardian may reserve space for up to 6 household members. You may call the Brett Memorial Ice Arena to make a reservation at (907)861-7690.

Hockey Activities

 Valley Adult Hockey League https://www.valleyadulthockeyleague.com/

ADULT PUBLIC HOCKEY: $12
  •  Must be 18 years old
  •  limited to 24 players and 2 goalies
  •  NOT A USA HOCKEY SANCTIONED EVENT
  •  Full gear highly recommended
  •  Observers limited to two (2) per on-ice participant
STICK TIME: $6  *****NO SCRIMMAGING*****
  • On-ice participants limited to 25
  • Observers limited to two (2) per on-ice participant
  • No Scrimmaging is allowed during Public Stick times.
  • Public Stick times will be for passing, shooting, stick handling and skating practice.
  • Helmet and gloves required.
Reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 48 hours ahead of the day you wish to skate. This is to avoid lines and keep the lobby clear. Parent/guardian may reserve space for up to 6 household members. You may call the Brett Memorial Ice Arena to make a reservation at (907)861-7690.

Learn to Skate

Learn to Skate Welcome to Learn To Skate at Brett Ice Arena. We offer a variety of classes year round. We teach the ISI Ice Skating Program. An ISI membership is required for all Learn to Skate students.

Follow this link to sign up for your ISI membership. ISI Membership
 
Summer 2021 Learn to Skate Sessions:
 
Class size limited to 30 students. 
Ages 3 & older
Call 907 861-7693 to reserve a spot.
 
Tuesdays 
Figure Skaters Specialty Class 
2:15-3:00pm
June 15th - July 13th
Learn to Skate (ages 4 & older)
5:15-6:00pm
First Session: June 8th - July 6th, 2021
Second Session: July 20th - August 17th, 2021
Sign up now.
 
Thursdays 
TOT/Beginner Learn to Skate (ages 3-6) 
2:15-3:00pm
June 10th - July 15th
(no class 6/24/21)
Learn to Skate (ages 4 & older)
5:15-6:00pm
First Session: June 10th - July 8th, 2021
Second Session: July 22nd - August 19th, 2021 
Sign up now.
 
TOT/Beginner Learn to Skate (ages 3-6)
This class is for skaters who have never been on the ice or those that are just starting out. 
This class is 30 minutes of instruction followed by 15 minutes of free time/games. 
 
Skate rental is included with all classes. 
 
Learn to Skate Session Prices:
$53.75 for 5 45 minute Classes 
$15.00 ISI membership for new members
                                                          
Theatre On Ice is about building skills, team skating and performing. We have performed in Fur Rondy On Ice, Alaska Aces games, and local shows and competitions. Come join our team, The "Ice Thrillers". We are the largest Theatre On Ice team in Alaska!
 
Individual Instruction
One on one coaching with one of our professional skating instructors. All of our instructors are ISI professional members, Safesport Certified and background checked. We have instructors who specialize in figure skating, beginning skating and hockey. Whether you want to play hockey, improve your skating skills, compete in figure skating competitions or have a solo in a skating show, we can help you accomplish your goals. Punchcards are available for individual instruction. Individual Instruction is done on Freestyle ice. Individual lessons is a great way to learn, or suplement Learn to Skate classes.
 
Figure Skating/Freestyle - Limited to 25
Freestyle Ice is reserved for Figure Skaters to practice and master their skills! This is also a time when individual instruction is done with a private instructor. Freestyle ice is $10 per session or punchcards may be purchased. All freestyle skaters must sign in at the front office before entering the ice. Please check our rink schedule for freestyle times.
 
Ice Shows/Competitions 
The Brett Ice Arena hosts two Learn to Skate Ice Shows every season. A Holiday Ice show in December and a Spring Ice Show in May.
The Brett Ice Arena hosts the annual Skatefest ISI Figure Skating Competition every year in March. We encourage skaters of all ages and levels to compete for the Brett.
The Brett Ice Arena has a figure skating team that travels to local ISI figure skating competitions around the state of Alaska.The Brett's ISI competition team is always seeking new skaters to join our team. Skaters of all ages and abilities can compete. Skaters can compete in solo or group routines. An ISI membership is required. Contact Kaitlyn for more information.
 
For more information on the Learn to Skate or Figure Skating Program please contact Kaitlyn, Skating Program Facilitator at (907) 861-7963 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Private Ice Rental (Indoor Ice)

  • On-ice participants limited to 40 skaters plus either 4 coaches/adult chaperones or 4 referees
  • Observers limited to two (2) per on-ice participant
  • Private rentals shall have a single point of contact for all communications including but not limited to scheduling, cancellations, facility rules and emergencies.
  • Private rental permittee is responsible for ensuring all their participants and observers know and follow all facility rules including this mitigation plan.
  • Private rental permittee or their designee (designee may be a responsible adult such as a coach, team manager, board member, teacher or athletic director) shall be onsite during their event to ensure their participants and observers follow all facility rules including this mitigation plan.
  • Locker room use and space is limited. Each private rental will be assigned a changing area that may be a combination of locker rooms, party rooms and chairs outside the locker rooms. Use only the areas you are provided. Sanitation will occur in these areas between each use.
  • MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO RESERVE A PRIVATE ICE RENTAL
  • For reservations please contact the ice arena manager at 907-861-7692.

Private Ice Rental Form

Ice Rental Rates (Effective September 1, 2020)
Prime Time
Sept. 1- Mar 31
 Monday-Friday 5:00PM-10:00PM $250.00 per hour
 Saturday/Sunday 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Non Prime Time  All hours outside Prime Time (except Paid Gate events) $200.00 per hour
Summer Rate April 1-August 31, 2021 $200.00 per hou

Birthday Parties

Due to COVID-19 limitations we are not offering birthday parties at this time.

Please check back later for updates.

Fees (Effective September 1, 2020)

PUBLIC SKATE                                                               PRICE

  • Adult (11-59 years)                                                 $6
  • Senior (60+) Child (10 years and under)                $5
  • Family (up to 4 members)                                      $18
  • Additional Family Member                                    $3
  • Skate Rental                                                            $4
Public Skate Punch Cards
(10 Punch)
 
  • Adult– Ages (11-59)                                               $45
  • Child (10 & under)                                                 $32
  • Seniors (60+)                                                          $35
 
HOCKEY
 
  • Family Stick Time (Per person)                             $6
  • Family of 4                                                             $18
  • Public Hockey (Per person)                                   $12
  • Punch card (10 punch )                                          $100
 
SKATE SHARPENING
 
  • Drop off come back later                                       $7
  • Punch card (10 punch)                                           $70