Pelham Civic Complex is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Pelham, Alabama. It features two NHL size ice skating rinks with a holding capacity of 500 skaters, a skating school, ice skating birthday party rooms, and a multi-purpose banquet area. Its hockey capacity is 3,500; the arena has 17,000 square feet of floor space.

It is the only public ice skating rink in the Birmingham, Alabama area. It also houses several other functions, such as corporate events, conventions, sporting contests and trade shows.

History Edit

It was home to the Alabama Slammers ice hockey team. It is now the home of the University of Alabama's club hockey team. It is also home to the Pelham Youth Hockey League, (PYHL), and hosts the Birmingham area youth travel hockey program, (BYHL).

It is also the venue in the Birmingham area for the annual visit of the Harlem Globetrotters.

Skating School Edit

The skating school located in the Pelham Civic Complex is attended by 335 students. It is directed by Craig Henderson. The program is associated with the United States Figure Skating Association and both hosts and competes in varying competitions. Classes are divided by skill level and each class is led by a skate coach. Private and public lessons are offered year round.[1]


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