Winter Sports Building

Hockey players on the ice in an indoor arena
young girl getting ready to ice skate

Winter Sports Building

John L. Wilson Arena and Eagles Arena are regulation hockey arenas, and the home of the Jamestown Blue Jay, Prowl Hockey, University of Jamestown Jimmies Hockey Teams as well as the James River Figure Skating Club.  Eagles Arena has a sand floor and Wilson arena has a concrete floor. During the months of September through April the Arenas are used for hockey, figure skating, youth hockey games and tournaments, the annual Ice Show, public indoor walking and public skating.  The arena may also be rented for private parties and events or just to have a skating party.  So when it starts to get chilly out remember John L. Wilson Arena for Fun! If you have any questions call the arena office at 252-3939.


1009 7th St NE
Jamestown, ND
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Noon Open Skate/Hockey


Join us for some open skate and hockey play on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Winter Sports Building. Noon skating/hockey will be open from 12:00 – 1:30pm and cost will be $5/person. Please see below for required attire for each day.  Friday is adults only!



  • Open skating only
  • Skate Rental available – $5.00
  • Skate Sharpening available – $10.00
  • All ages and levels are welcome



  • Open Puck Play
  • Must wear helmet, gloves and skates (pucks available from WSB)
  • Skate Rental available – $5.00
  • Skate Sharpening available – $10.00
  • All ages and levels welcome



  • Noon Hour Hockey
  • Must wear FULL GEAR
  • Adults only




The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department offers public skating from September through April.  Daily Admission is: Children – $5.00, Adults – $8.00 and Families – $15.00.   Ice Skate Rentals – $5.00.  Skate sharpening is also available.



2024 Open Skate Dates:


January 3, 10, 24 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Eagles Arena
January 7, 14, 21, 28 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Wilson Arena
February 4, 11, 18, 25 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Wilson Arena
February 7, 14, 21, 28 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Eagles Arena
March 3, 10, 31 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Wilson Arena
March 6, 13, 27 – 7:15 – 8:15pm Eagles Arena




The northeast corner of the Eagle’s Arena has a dryland shooting area, to improve your stick handling and hockey skills, the shooting area is open to use during business hours, when our facilities are open, PLEASE clean up after yourselves.




Keep your skates sharp throughout the skating season. Buy an individual sharpening ticket for $10.00 available at the Wilson Arena office.




Looking for a place to have a birthday party, celebrations or a get together? The Winter Sports Building Eagles and Wilson Arena may be the place for you. Rent ice time for skating and a room to have your party in. Times and dates vary. Please call the arena for rental times and dates 252-3939.




Join us during the month of June for open roller skating at the Winter Sports Building. Bring your own roller skates or roller blades and enjoy the fun.We do not have skates available for rent.


Dates: June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm


Street Hockey


Check out our free open play street hockey during the month of July in the west parking lot of the Winter Sports Building.  We will provide hockey sticks, pucks and nets.  Please wear closed toe athletic shoes and join us for some fun!  You don’t have to be an experienced hockey player to join in the fun, it’s a great, fun activity for any skill set.  Join us on Wednesday nights in July to check out how fun street hockey can be. 


Dates: July 10, 17, 24, 31, 2024
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm




Looking for a unique advertising experience? We have a variety of advertising opportunities to highlight your business.  Check out our dasher boards at Wilson or Eagles Arena, the Zamboni and we also have new advertising available on rink user schedule boards.  Call Chris at 701-252-3939 for prices and availability.