The McKendree MetroRecPlex will be reopening the Junior Rink June 8 to 28 under the Restore Illinois Phase 3 Guidelines for Youth Sports which was announced Sunday May 24. In order to execute the intent of the guidelines safely, the MMRP will only open to members only during this time. There will be no facility rentals which includes ice rentals. The Facility will initially have limited hours of operation from 7:30am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday.
All participants must be members in order to sign up. Membership can be bought monthly or yearly, and will have a 90 day cancellation policy.
We will be strictly complying with the guidelines set out by state and USA Hockey.
Hockey Bootcamp training sessions will be led by McKendree MetroRecPlex instructors, who will help improve the hockey players’ skill set. The first portion of the class will focus on power skating, followed by stick handling, passing, and shooting. The session concludes with skill reinforcement drills.
Each week will have a progressive focus/format to help the player get back into playing the game with confidence.
The first portion of the class will focus on power skating, followed by stick handling, passing, and shooting. The session concludes with skill reinforcement drills. Each week will have a progressive focus/format to help the player get back into playing the game with 1 instructor to 5 players (1:10max). See MMRP social distancing protocol in effect. Spectators limited to 1 per participant.
Mondays | 5:00-6:00 | 3 weeks | $90
Thursdays | 5:00-6:00 | 3 weeks | $90
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays | 2:45-3:45 | 3 weeks | $90
(No class July 13, 14, 15, or 17)
Fridays | 4:30-5:30 | 3 weeks | $90
Must register online* | Very limited space | NO DROP INS
Participants must check in before entering ice
No Locker Rooms. Participants must come fully dressing when possible
*No shows will be charged $15
Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
June 10, 17, 24
Thursdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
June 11, 18, 25
Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:00pm
June 9, 16, 23, 30
The McKendree MetroRecPlex is the home to two NHL-sized hockey rinks with sizable viewing areas and with the capacity to seat large crowds. One of the rinks serves multiple purposes such as for concerts and special events throughout the year.
Seating capacity for the event rink arena during ice events will be in excess of 2,000 spectators. At the time of a special event, such as a concert, the facility will have seating for 3,500 spectators.
While serving as home to several organizations in the area, including the Ice Hawks and McKendree University Ice Hockey, members will have the opportunity to utilize the ice during open skate times.
Members will have the opportunity to utilize the members’ locker room for changing and storage of valuables. As a member you will be given priority for the opportunity to attend special events held at the facility.
Over 500 pairs available
4 locker rooms per rink
Concrete based floor for events all year round
*The pool will remain reservation only and you may check availability online at the front desk.