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Big Dipper Ice Arena

Big Dipper

Facility Information

1920 Lathrop Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 459-1104


Facility Information
The Big Dipper Ice Arena is owned and operated by the Fairbanks North Star Borough for the benefit of all its residents and visitors. Once an airplane hangar in Tanacross, the structure was reassembled and repurposed as an ice arena in Fairbanks in 1968. Commonly referred to as "The Dipper," the facility hosts public skating, youth and adult hockey, and is home of the Ice Dogs of the North American Hockey League. A walking and jogging track is free to the public during scheduled hours. Most areas of the facility, including the ice, are available for private rentals and special events. 

Big Dipper Fees
 
Title
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Single
10 Visits
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3 months
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6 Months
Hourly
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Deposit
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Day Span
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Time Span
collapseActivity : Ice Rental (9)
Youth        
$110.00
  Monday - Friday 5am-3pm
Youth        
$160.00
  Monday - Friday 3pm - 12am
Youth        
$160.00
  Saturday & Sunday All Day
Adult        
$150.00
  Monday - Friday 5am - 3pm
Adult        
$210.00
  Monday - Friday 3pm - 12am
Adult        
$210.00
  Saturday & Sunday All Day
Paid Gate Adult        
$275.00
  All Day  
Outdoor (Youth)        
$50.00
     
Outdoor (Adult)        
$60.00
     
collapseActivity : Recreational Skating/Hockey (9)
Youth (3-17)
$4.00
$36.00
$88.00
         
Adult (18-59)
$6.00
$54.00
$132.00
         
Senior (60+)
$4.00
$36.00
$88.00
         
ADA ID
$3.00
$27.00
$66.00
         
Family Pass
$18.00
$165.00
$240.00
         
Facility Super Pass - Youth
$320.00
             
Facility Super Pass - Adult
$660.00
             
Facility Super Pass (Senior/Disabled)
$320.00
             
Skate Rental
$3.00
             
collapseActivity : Room Rental (5)
Birthday Party
$30.00
             
Conference Room (Up to 4 hours)
$25.00
             
Conference Room (Over 4 hours)
$45.00
             
Observation Deck Rental
$45.00
             
Mezzanine Rental
$200.00
             
collapseActivity : Showers (3)
Shower
$4.00
$36.00
$88.00
         
Shower (Senior)
$2.00
$18.00
$44.00
         
Shower (ADA)
$2.00
$18.00
$44.00




Current Activities

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Program Activity Teams Date Time
Monroe HS Practice Friday January 15, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 11-15) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 15, 2021 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 15, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 11-15) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 15, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Family/Stroller Skate -- Pre-Registration Required Friday January 15, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 11-15) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 15, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Friday January 15, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Friday January 15, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Friday January 15, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 07:15 AM - 08:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Saturday January 16, 2021 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Saturday January 16, 2021 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 17, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Sunday January 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Sunday January 17, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Sunday January 17, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM
Women's League Hockey Class Sunday January 17, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Monday January 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Monday January 18, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Monday January 18, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Monday January 18, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Monday January 18, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Monday January 18, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Monday January 18, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Tuesday January 19, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Tuesday January 19, 2021 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 19, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Tuesday January 19, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 19, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 19, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Tuesday January 19, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Tuesday January 19, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Tuesday January 19, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
HCF Practice Tuesday January 19, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Wednesday January 20, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Wednesday January 20, 2021 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Wednesday January 20, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Wednesday January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Wednesday January 20, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Ice Maintenance Wednesday January 20, 2021 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Wednesday January 20, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Wednesday January 20, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
HCF Practice Wednesday January 20, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Thursday January 21, 2021 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Thursday January 21, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Thursday January 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Thursday January 21, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Thursday January 21, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Thursday January 21, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Thursday January 21, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Thursday January 21, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Walk with a Doc Walk with a Doc Thursday January 21, 2021 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
HCF Practice Thursday January 21, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Friday January 22, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 22, 2021 06:30 AM - 07:30 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 22, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 22, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper - Walking Dipper Walking (Jan 18-22) Pre-Registration Required Friday January 22, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Family/Stroller Skate -- Pre-Registration Required Friday January 22, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Friday January 22, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Friday January 22, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Friday January 22, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 07:15 AM - 08:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Saturday January 23, 2021 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Saturday January 23, 2021 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 24, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Sunday January 24, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Sunday January 24, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Sunday January 24, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM
Women's League Hockey Class Sunday January 24, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Monroe HS Practice Monday January 25, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Monday January 25, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Monday January 25, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Monday January 25, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Monday January 25, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Monday January 25, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Monday January 25, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Tuesday January 26, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 26, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 26, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Tuesday January 26, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Tuesday January 26, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Tuesday January 26, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
HCF Practice Tuesday January 26, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Wednesday January 27, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Wednesday January 27, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Wednesday January 27, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Wednesday January 27, 2021 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Wednesday January 27, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
HCF Practice Wednesday January 27, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Thursday January 28, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Thursday January 28, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Ice Maintenance Thursday January 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
HCF Practice Thursday January 28, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Walk with a Doc Walk with a Doc Thursday January 28, 2021 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
HCF Practice Thursday January 28, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
Monroe HS Practice Friday January 29, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Stick & Puck -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 29, 2021 08:15 AM - 09:15 AM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Friday January 29, 2021 11:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Family/Stroller Skate -- Pre-Registration Required Friday January 29, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Friday January 29, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
HCF Practice Friday January 29, 2021 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Friday January 29, 2021 07:15 PM - 08:15 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 07:15 AM - 08:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Saturday January 30, 2021 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Saturday January 30, 2021 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 31, 2021 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Arctic Lions Practice Sunday January 31, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
HCF Practice Sunday January 31, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
HCF Practice Sunday January 31, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Big Dipper Drop-in Programs Recreational Skating -- Pre-registration required (January) Sunday January 31, 2021 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM
Women's League Hockey Class Sunday January 31, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Monroe HS Practice Monday February 1, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Monday February 1, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Tuesday February 2, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Tuesday February 2, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Wednesday February 3, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Wednesday February 3, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Ice Maintenance Thursday February 4, 2021 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Monroe HS Practice Friday February 5, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Friday February 5, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Monday February 8, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Monday February 8, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Tuesday February 9, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Tuesday February 9, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Lathrop HS Practice Wednesday February 10, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Thursday February 11, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Ice Maintenance Thursday February 11, 2021 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Monroe HS Practice Friday February 12, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Friday February 12, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
Monroe HS Practice Monday February 15, 2021 06:00 AM - 07:00 AM
Lathrop HS Practice Monday February 15, 2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM