Capital Ice Complex/Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena

221 E. Reno Avenue, Bismarck, ND, 58504 • 701-712-8918

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 opened in November of 2017 with a renovated Schaumberg Arena, including six locker rooms and an expanded lobby. The brand new Wachter Arena includes six locker rooms, an officials’ locker room, stadium seating for 490 and compressors with the latest technology. The Capital Ice Complex has a new entrance, new concessions space, new parking lots, new lobby, ticketing and ice skate rental spaces, offices for the hockey and ice skating clubs, new storage, a mezzanine level that overlooks both rinks, three community rooms, a dryland training space and puck shooting space. Additional improvements to the site include a new parking lot, and a new Magical Moments playground and picnic shelter at Wachter Park.

Public Indoor Ice Skating

  • Wachter Arena
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm
    • Friday: June 8, 15 & 29
  • Skating Fee: Free, Skate Rental: $3.00


  • Skate with the flow.
  • No racing or dodging other skaters.
  • No food on the ice.
  • No spins – both feet must be on the ice.
  • Be courteous to other skaters.
  • Always use caution – be aware of other skaters.



Capital Ice Complex featuring Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena

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.

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

Bismarck Hockey Boosters

Bismarck Figure Skating Club