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Phone: (906)-643-6081


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


Fitness Center Hours

Monday - Friday

5:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

We will be opening our facility on Wednesday the 10th at 8am, this includes the Fitness Center.


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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

2019 Artisans & Farmers Market

By Little Bear EAst Arena & Community Center & St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce 05/07/2019, 2:15pm EDT

All New 2019 St. Ignace Artisans & Farmers Market

Beginning on Saturday, May 25th Little Bear East Arena & Community Center & St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Artisans Market & Farmers Market inside the Arena.

Setup times will be 10am-noon and the market will be held from 12pm-5pm on Saturdays.

Deadline to setup for the Saturday Markets is 48 hrs in advance.

Cost is $20 per booth which includes tables and chairs and if electricity is needed there will be a $5 charge.
Reservations after deadline will be charged $30.

This market is not the same as the downtown market by the marina. Vendors will have jewelry, baked goods, art work, and several other items for sale.

Concession stand will be open with hotdogs, pretzels, pop, coffee, hot chocolate, and water as well as candy bars.

Vendors must be registered before the market begins to be allowed into the market or the $30 late fee will be charged.

For more information contact Little Bear East at 906-643-6081 or the Chamber of Commerce at 906-643-8717

The market will be advertised on the radio and area newspapers as well as news coverage on the television.

This is a great way to sell your products and for the public to be able to shop local.

2019 Home Show & Spring Expo Booth Winners

By Little Bear East 04/09/2019, 1:00pm EDT

2019 Home Show & Spring Expo Booth Winners:

Overall Best Booth: True Value Hardware

Workhouse Award: Home Depot

Rookie Award: Northern Flash Photography 

Hospitality Award: O'Conners

Creative Award: Pyro's by Nikki

Vibrant Award: Ryan's Reflection 

Spirit Award: Green Horizon 

Here is a link to an amazing video from the Home Show! Enjoy!

Free Fab Friday Feb. 1st

By Facility Director 01/30/2019, 12:45pm EST

There will be a FREE Fab Friday this week! See you there!

No Fab Friday on Feb. 8th

By Facility Director 01/29/2019, 8:30am EST

There will be no Fab Friday on Feb. 8th because we will be hosting the PeeWee Districts!

Closing Early

By Facility Director 01/28/2019, 12:15pm EST

Due to the weather today Little Bear will be closed at 4:30pm.  All practices are cancelled as well. Aerobics is cancelled but the fitness center will remain open until 8pm tonight.