Hobbs Municipal Ice Arena


Hobbs Municipal Ice Arena has been open to the public since 1975. It is the home rink of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (UWEC) NCAA Division III men’s and women’s hockey teams, Eau Claire North and Memorial high school boy’s hockey teams, the ECA Stars girls high school hockey team, Eau Claire Youth Hockey Association, and the Eau Claire Figure Skating Club. All of these organizations participate in the Hobbs Ice Arena consortium, providing input on future planning for the facility.


  • Provide high quality, safe, and affordable ice time, meeting spaces, and facility amenities.
  • Plan and coordinate comprehensive annual preventative maintenance program for all facility operations equipment.
  • Implement and maintain an ongoing five-year capital improvement plan.


  • Coordinate facility use agreements and scheduling of ice and meeting room time for numerous users.
  • Operate all ice sheets and rink spaces at US Ice Rink Association recommended standards.
  • Attract and host outside tournaments and events which contribute to the community’s economic impact.
  • Concession operations that follow safe food management practices and offer a variety of product selections.
  • Collaboration with Eau Claire Youth Hockey to provide instructional and league play opportunities.

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Hobbs Expenditures & Other Financing Uses