• The Houghton County Arena is a public owned facility providing the area community with recreational and educational opportunities.
  • Home ice for the Hancock High School Bulldogs and the Finlandia University Lions. It also hosts the Copper Country Junior Hockey Association and Copper Country Oldtimer's, along with providing open public skating.
  • Open ice time is available for private and group rentals.
  • March through September, when the ice is off, the expansive rink area is available for rental to groups, organizations or private parties by arrangement.  The facility also offers two spacious meeting/conference rooms with tables and seating accommodating up to 100

The Houghton County Arena is Hiring!

The Houghton County Arena is looking for an attendant to work 2nd shift on Saturdays and Sundays. Hours may be flexible depending on ice schedules. Pay is $12/hr. We will train you to run the Zamboni. Please respond to ice scheduler.

Ice is available for rentals.

Contact scheduler via email at:  hoco.rentals@yahoo.com

The ice season schedule can be viewed on the web at the following link:   Houghton County Arena ice schedule


Video of arena construction beginning in 1972 at:   HoCo Construction

Double click picture for radar and other current info


Managed by: Portage Lake Multi-Educational Services, Inc. (PLM-ES)

1500 Birch Street

Hancock, MI 49930

(906) 482-4387 


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