Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena Launches Capital Campaign

A $3.4 million capital campaign to overhaul the Martha’s Vineyard Arena is off and running, leaders have announced.

YMCA, Martha's Vineyard Arena Forge a Partnership

The Martha’s Vineyard Arena and YMCA announced this week that the two nonprofits have formed a new alliance. At the same time a new general manager has been hired for the Island ice arena.

Divas Take to the Ice

Divas on Ice will entertain with some spectacular figure skating this weekend, Friday, March 27, at 6 p.m. and again Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m.

Hockey After 50

Organizers would like to thank the four teams that competed in this year’s annual over-50s ice hockey tournament. After a grueling weekend of games the Mc Sticks beat out the Miracle Autobody team in a hair-raising shoot-out.

Let's Go Skating Now, Everybody's Learning How

For the past 40 years the Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena has been a gathering place for Island families, and a place where rink rats grew into hockey and figure skating stars. On Thursday, August 21, the Ice Savours benefit takes place at Farm Neck.

Rink Warriors to the Rescue

Our community has seen cutbacks, layoffs and appeals, and many who spend a large amount of their time at the rink are (in true Vineyard pioneering spirit) all too willing to help.

Family Skate

West Tisbury parks and recreation offers a free family skate session at the Martha’s Vineyard Arena.

On the Ice You Never Grow Old

This weekend, at the annual alumni hockey games, it was once again time for the old (and not so old) guard to dust off their skates and once again hit the ice at the Martha's Vineyard Arena.

Put Your Funds Up, Help Raise Leaky Roof

Beth O’Connor was nine years old when she began skating at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena. At that time, the arena had just a roof, and players hung tarps around the sides in the winter to keep rain and snow off the ice. In 1992 the arena was enclosed for year-round skating and locker rooms were added to the building a few years later.

“I’ve watched the arena be cut and pasted together over the years,” Ms. O’Connor said. “It’s been great to see it grow.”

Figure Skating Show Dazzles on Silver Anniversary

They can fly, they feel pretty, they’re singing in the rain and on top of all that, they skate in a chorus line. The Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club was on the ice at the Martha’s Vineyard Arena last weekend for its 25th anniversary show, A Skate Down Memory Lane.