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Ben Boeke Ice Rink
The Boeke
Location 334 E. 16th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Opened October 1974, addition 1979
Owner Municipality of Anchorage
Operator SMG
Surface Two 200' x 85' (ice hockey)
Capacity 1,000 (Rink 1)
100 (Rink 2)

The Ben Boeke Ice Rink (often shortened to "The Boeke" or "BB1/BB2") is an ice hockey arena containing two ice surfaces, each 200' x 85', located in Anchorage, Alaska. Rink 1 has a seating capacity of 1,000 whereas Rink 2 is much smaller and only seats a maximum of 100 people. Upper sections of the Rink 1 bleachers are accommodated with hanging heating lights. The arena opened in 1974. It is named after former Anchorage city clerk Benjamin W. Boeke, who served from 1947 to 1967, under 11 mayors and 8 city managers. The arena is owned by the Municipality of Anchorage and operated by SMG, a nationwide property management company. It is also located approximately next-door to the Sullivan Arena. The arena is occasionally used as an overflow venue for the Sullivan's larger events, such as the Great Alaska Sportsman Show. It shares parking with Mulcahy Stadium and Anchorage Football Stadium.

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