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Home of Southside Ice Arena

Learn to Skate

For first time skaters or returning skaters working on their basic skills. Ages 3 - Adult, offered Tuesdays and Saturdays

Figure Skating Aspire Program

For skaters who have completed up to Basic 3 and want to advance in their skating skills.  Includes off-ice practice, offered Tuesdays and Saturdays

Learn to Play

For skaters who have completed the Learn to Skate levels.  Full equipment required, ages 5-12, full equipment required.

Cross-Ice Hockey

For skaters who have completed Learn to Skate and Learn to Play to learn more advanced hockey skating and stick and puck handling. X-ice skaters then move on to a Fox Motors Hockey team based on their age and playing level. 

Skating Treadmill

Carrie Keil Skating Treadmill

Click here for more information and schedule your skating treadmill session


Click on the logo to go the home page for Fox Motors Hockey Club; the youth hockey association that calls Southside Ice Arena home.



Complete our waiver BEFORE you arrive to save time at the Skate Desk.

Waivers are required for all I skaters attending:  Open Skating, Stick and Puck, and Drop In Hockey, Freestyle Figure Skating, Private Event Rentals, and Birthday Parties.

Southside Ice Arena

The Southside Ice Arena is one of the premier family ice sports complexes in the Western Michigan area featuring two NHL sheets of ice.  We are home to Fox Motors Hockey Club, and Byron Center High School, Catholic Central, and Aquinas Hockey Teams.

We also specialize in our introductory skating programs including Learn to Skate, Learn to Hockey Skate, Cross-Ice, and Figure Skating Group Lessons.  Call us today for more information!