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Little Bear East Community Center

Welcome to the Little Bear East Arena & Community Center

The Community Center has a convention room, multi purpose exhibit space, NHL size ice rink and a fitness center. The Community Center hosts a variety of events to include The St. Ignace Home Show, hockey tournaments, wrestling tournaments, concerts, wedding receptions, business meetings and much more!
We also host many other events including the Visitors Bureau Truck Show, Tractor Show, Antique Snowmobile Show, ATV Show, Mini Coopers Show, Porsche the Mac Show, and Beetle the Mac Show. as well as many others

"Providing quality community service, stimulating local economic growth and promoting healthy living."


Little Bear News

Free Fab Friday Jan. 18th

By Facility Director 01/15/2019, 11:15am EST

There will be a free Fab Friday on January 18th! See you there!

Open Skate & Stick & Puck

By Facility Director 10/09/2018, 8:00pm EDT

Open Skate & Stick & Puck will begin on Monday, Oct.15th. Open Skate will be from 12-3pm and 3-4:30pm Monday thru Friday. Stick & Puck will be from 3-4:30 pm Monday thru Friday except if there is a Hockey Tournament where both Open Skate and Stick & Puck will be canceled due to ice preparation for the tournament starting at noon.

Due to the risk of injury any child under the age of 10 must be supervised at all times by a adult. No Exceptions. We want everyone to have fun and be safe.. Weekend Open Skates & Stick & Puck will be posted the week they will be scheduled. Fab Fridays will begin on Nov 9. Pizza, Pop, and Skate Rental $5. The free Mackinac Roundtable Fab Fridays wil be on Nov 30, Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4, Jan 18, Jan 25, & Feb 1.

Arena Use

By St. Ignace Recreation Dept. 06/06/2018, 9:45am EDT

As of today Wed. June 6th the arena will no longer be available for practices unless a extreme emergency due to upcoming events to be held in the arena....Don't forget another fun filled Roller Thursday this Thursday June 7th from 5-6:45 pm...Free Pizza, Pop, and Skate Rental...... Come enjoy the fun and exercise at the same time..All ages invited....The next Roller Thursday after this week will be on June 21st.....Sponsored by the Mackinac Roundtable

Free Fab Friday and Mite Jamboree Weekend

By Little Bear East Arena & Community Center 01/01/2018, 8:30am EST

Once again Little Bear East Arena will have a Free Fab Friday, January 5, 2018. Sponsored by the Mackinac Round Table. The following day will be the Mite Jamboree on Saturday January 6, 2018. We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend for family fun and exciting hockey!

Merry Christmas

By Little Bear East Arena 12/20/2017, 7:45am EST

The Staff at Little Bear East Arena would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and very Happy New year!




Monday: 8:00  AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM-  3:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Phone: (906) 643-6081