September 2021
Your Centre Ice and Howe Arena
Monthly News & Updates
In This Issue:

  • NHL Prospect Tournament Begins Tomorrow at Centre Ice Arena; DRW Training Camp Begins 9/23 - Tickets for most events still available
  • Bag Policy - Prospect Tournament and Training Camp
  • TCFSC News & Updates - Learn to Skate Fall Session
  • GTHA News & Updates - IP & Mite Registration; House Draft Skates
  • Centre Ice Fitness
  • TCCC News & Updates
  • Public Programs at Centre Ice Arena
  • Centre Ice Arena User Groups and In-House Businesses
NHL Prospect Tournament Begins Tomorrow 9/16 at Centre Ice Arena

Red Wings Training Camp Begins 9/23
Click Here for information on all events

Click Here to buy tickets or get them at the door

DRW Golf Classic and Alumni Game have been cancelled. All other events will occur.

Can't make it? DRW games during NHL Prospect Tournament and the Red & White Game on 9/26 will be live-streamed at and on the Red Wings Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Detroit Red Wings Training Camp is Presented by
Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel

Bag Policy - NHL Prospect Tournament & DRW Training Camp
Bag Size Policy:

Bags - including briefcases, purses, luggage and diaper bags - larger than 14” x 14” x 6” are prohibited from being brought into Centre Ice Arena. Hard-sided bags of any kind are also prohibited. Single-compartment drawstring bags and fashion backpack purses that are smaller than 14” x 14” x 6” are permitted. Patrons who are in possession of items that are larger than this bag size or other prohibited items shall be directed to return the items to their vehicle.

Limit one bag per person.

Fans are strongly encouraged to not bring any bags or purses if possible. Using clear bags that comply with the size limitations is also encouraged.
TCFSC News & Updates
TCFSC Fall Learn to Skate

Monday Evening Session from 6:00-6:50 pm (10/4-11/1) - 5 weeks

Saturday Morning from 9:00-9:50 am
(10/9-11/6) - 5 weeks

Registration available at :

Snowplow Sam (New to skating, 3-6 yrs old):

Basic 1-6:

GTHA News & Updates
GTHA registration for IP and the Mite Program will remain open until October 11

House draft skates start September 14 and are as follows:


Tuesday, September 14
5:15pm - 6:05 pm - 1st Year (2012 Birthdates)
6:15pm - 7:05pm - 2nd Year (2011 Birthdates)

Thursday, September 16
5:50pm - 6:40pm - 1st Year (2012 Birthdates)
6:50pm - 7:40pm - 2nd Year (2011 Birthdates)


Wednesday, September 15
5:50pm - 6:40 pm - 1st Year (2010 Birthdates)
6:50pm - 7:40pm - 2nd Year (2009 Birthdates)

Monday, September 20
6:10pm - 7:00pm - 1st Year (2010 Birthdates)
7:10pm - 8:00pm - 2nd Year (2009 Birthdates)


Tuesday, September 21
6:15pm - 7:05 pm - 1st Year (2008 Birthdates)
7:15pm - 8:05pm - 2nd Year (2007 Birthdates)

Wednesday, September 22
6:15pm - 7:05pm - 1st Year (2008 Birthdates)
7:15pm - 8:05pm - 2nd Year (2007 Birthdates)

Good luck to all skaters and have a fun season!

Centre Ice Fitness
TCCC News & Updates
The Traverse City Curling Club returns to Centre Ice for league play on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights at 8:00 pm starting October 12. Anyone who has completed a Learn to Curl session can visit after September 1 to register for league play.

Learn To Curl Class (2-hour sessions):
Learn to Curl sessions are scheduled for October 6 and 7, November 23 and December 2, 8 and 14 at 8:00 pm. There are also two morning sessions, October 28 and November 11 at 9:00 am. One 2-hour session is required to sign up for club membership and to play or sub for league play. These 2-hour sessions focus on the basics of the game with on-ice instruction on basic curling skills. Click Here for more information and Learn to Curl registration.

Want to show support for the Traverse City Curling Club?
Go to Information/Donations and Sponsorships and support the club in several ways:
  • Rock Sponsorship - Sponsor a rock for a year with personalized message
  • Banner Sponsorship - Feature your business on the home page of the website for a year
  • General Club Donation - Make a donation to support the club's programming activities
  • Scholarship Donation - Make a donation to support individuals who want to curl and need financial assistance

More information available at
Public Skating Programs
Public Program Costs

Open Skate
$5 per person & Skate Rentals - $5 per pair

Sticks & Pucks
$10 per person including Goalies

Twilight Open Skate
$7 per person & Skate Rentals - $5 per pair

Click Here for the complete schedule
Centre Ice Arena User Groups and In-House Businesses
Grand Traverse Hockey Association
Traverse City Figure Skating Club
Traverse City Curling Club
Bay Reps
Traverse City Central Trojans
Traverse City West Titans
Licensed Preschool and Day Care Center located within Centre Ice Arena.
"A Place Where Children Grow."
Pro Shop at Centre Ice Arena.
Centre Ice Arena | 1600 Chartwell Dr., Traverse City, MI 49696 | (231) 933-7465 |