Ice Rink

Hockey Arena

The John McMullen Hockey Arena has an Olympic size ice rink with a seating capacity to hold 695 people, home and visiting team Locker rooms, “dry” locker rooms, as well as referee locker rooms.

The Brigade Sports Complex hosts the Navy Men’s and Women’s club hockey teams and offers a variety of skating programs open to the public.  Open Skate time is available several days a week and daily during school vacation weeks.







The ice rink calendar and forms for all of our programs are available along the right side of this page.

Skating Fees:

Program Midshipmen AP Guest/Non-AP
Open Skate
Skate Rental
Learn To Skate
7-week Session
$125.00 $135.00
Stick & Puck
Pick-up Hockey
$12.00 $14.00
Free Style 1/2 Hour $7.00 $8.00
Free Style 1 Hour $14.00 $16.00

The Brigade Sports Complex does not issue/rent helmets. Participants choosing to wear a helmet for Open Skate or Learn to Skate must provide their own. Helmets are required for Stick & Puck sessions, with a full cage if under the age of 18.  For skating programs, Guest/Non AP are welcome but are subject to a higher fee.

Learn to Skate

The goal of the Learn to Skate program is to help students develop the skills needed to fully enjoy the sport of skating.  The Brigade Sports Complex’s US Figure Skating Learn to Skate Program has been formed to provide a fun, safe atmosphere for all students age 3 and above to learn how to ice skate.

The Tot and Basic 1-6 levels are geared toward the fundamentals of skating and develops the skills necessary for recreational, figure, ice hockey and speed skating.  The Basic 7-8 and Freestyle levels develope the skills necessary for advancement into figure skating.

Each student will receive one 25 minute lesson per week for 7 weeks, the use of rental skates during lessons.

Party on Ice

“Party on Ice” is a 2 hour Ice Skating Party at the McMullen Hockey Arena.  Held during Open Skate Sessions, children and parents alike enjoy the ease of having their party celebrated in true Navy style, complete with a Navy Football or Stuffed Billy the Goat for the birthday child.  What could be better you ask?  The answer is the pizza and fun that the kids will have.  Book now for this season!  Dates fill quickly.

Navy Hockey Teams

Navy Hockey boasts three teams: a Men’s Division 1 Club Team, a Woman’s Division 2 Club Team and a Men’s Division 2 ECA Team. All three teams compete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). Over the course of the season, the McMullen Hockey Arena will host dozens of Navy Hockey games and the ever popular Crab Pot Tournament. Please join us at the rink to cheer on the Midshipmen to victory!

Price for admission to the Men’s D1 and Woman’s D2 Club teams are $10 for Adults, $5 for youth, and Midshipmen are free. Admission is free for the Men’s D2 games at the McMullen Hockey Arena, with the exception of a few tournaments.

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