Capital Ice Complex/Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena

221 E. Reno Avenue, Bismarck, ND, 58504 • 221-6813

The Capital Ice Complex is east of Wachter Park and the Wachter Aquatic Center, more commonly called the wave pool. The Capital Ice Complex is home to Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena. The complex is currently under construction. Upgrades and improvements are being made in Schaumberg Arena, and the Wachter Arena is a new sheet of ice. In addition to the new ice, the complex will have a new entrance and lobby, mezzanine, ticketing area, concessions, restrooms, dryland conditioning space, locker rooms, offices and storage. It is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2017. Additional improvements to the site include a new parking lot, and a new playground and picnic shelter at Wachter Park.

Public Skating Schedule

  • Schaumberg Arena: Opens October 29
    • Sundays: 6 – 8pm
  • Wachter Arena: Opens TBA
    • Saturdays: 3 – 5pm
  • Fees: $2/Individual; $5/family.

Private Ice Rentals

  • $75/hour (limited availability)
  • Reservations: call Mike at 221-6814

Dry Floor Rentals

  • Due to construction, dry floor rentals will be unavailable.


Capital Ice Complex featuring Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena

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The “Building on Tradition” capital campaign raised just over $3.8 million for the campaign. Thank you to all donors for making this expansion possible. The Bismarck Hockey Boosters and the Bismarck Figure Skating Club made substantial donations to the project, as well as the Chad and Stacy Wachter family.

Donations for the project are still being accepted. Capital Ice Complex Pledge Form (PDF download)

Any questions on the project? Call Bismarck Parks and Recreation District at 701-222-6455.


Community Partners in this Campaign: (link to their websites)

Bismarck Hockey Boosters

Bismarck Figure Skating Club