The David S. Palmer Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Danville, Illinois which has a seating capacity of 4,750 for concerts and 2,350 for sports. It was built in 1980. And is home to the new Junior A Hockey team, Danville Team, playing in the independent Northern Junior Hockey League. Palmer Arena also is the home for the Eastern Illinois University Ice Hockey Club. They are Division II members of the American Collegiate Hockey Association Along with team sports, the David S. Palmer has open ice skating and hosts concerts from time to time and U.S Figure Skating Basic Skills Program.
It was home to the Danville Dashers hockey team from 1981 until 1986, the Danville Wings junior hockey team, the Danville Demolition indoor football team, and the Danville Pounders of the North Eastern Hockey League.