Lee and Penny Anderson Multipurpose Arena
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus, St. Paul, Minnesota
The new multipurpose sports arena and related support facilities will be four levels and approximately 245,000 GSF. Two ice sheets are included in the facility. The Main Arena will have an NHL size ice sheet and seat about 4,000 for hockey and 5,500 when converted for basketball games. The Main Arena will be used for Women’s and Men’s Hockey practices and games, visiting hockey team practices, Women’s and Men’s Basketball games, and other University events. The Auxiliary Rink will also have an NHL ice sheet and seat about 700 people. The rink will be used for Men’s and Women’s hockey practices, potentially some Women’s Hockey games, visiting hockey team practices, and other community ice rental.
The facility is scheduled to open in the fall of 2025. The University is seeking LEED Silver certification on the project.