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Special Announcement!
We have Summer Ice!!!


River City Sportplex will be open on a year-round basis. We have on-ice programming that runs throughout the Summer for all ages and interests. Figure skating, hockey, curling and public skating will all be offered. Make sure to visit our website to keep up with all that’s going on! It’s been a great Winter for us, help us make our first Summer together just as special.


See you on the ice!




Upcoming Programs.

Click on the picture to register online.

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About Us

The River City Sportplex was originally founded in 1996 by a group from the Grassroots Organization in Grand Junction. It was purchased by the Koos family a few years later. Opened in 2006, the rink sits on a 4-acre property, with a backdrop of the beautiful Colorado National Monument and crossing through the Riverside Trail. Throughout the years, the rink was closed and reopened multiple times. Sadly, with Covid-19 hitting many businesses throughout the area, the rink succumbed to pandemic restrictions and closed once again in March of 2020.  One year later, a private owner turned their passion for ice sports into reality and purchased the facility. After many long hours spent remodeling the facility, the rink was officially re-opened to the public on October 8, 2021. The new owners and management team seek to accommodate the growing local interest in ice sports in our Grand Valley community and provide a new source of family-friendly entertainment that can be enjoyed by all. River City Sportplex is the proud home to the River Hawk Youth Hockey program, the River Hawk Curling Club, the Colorado Mesa University Men’s Hockey team, and the River City Learn to Skate Program.  We also work diligently to provide all levels of play in the sports we offer from Learn-to-Play to elite training programs for experienced athletes. River City Sportplex currently provides Grand Valley residents the opportunity to experience Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Curling, Broomball, Public Skating, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, and much more!


We’re not done!  Future plans include batting cages, a fitness area, golf simulators, sand volleyball, DEK Hockey, pickleball, and a full-service bar/grill with a rooftop patio overlooking the Colorado river.  Construction of these new amenities will begin in 2022.  


With the new management team in place, the future looks bright for the River City Sportplex.


What People Say

"We had a blast at their try Hockey for free today!!!! My son is pretty sure he's ready to go pro (that's how encouraging the coaches are) My daughter liked the skating not so sure about the hockey and guess what, they have a program for her too! "

Heather U.

"We have been doing open skates, playing hockey and going to CMU Hockey games for a about a year now and have always had great experiences."

Michael M.

"My son took lessons here for ice skating and hockey. The staff is friendly and kind. The pro shop are wonderfully helpful and kind. Love having this place open again!"

A. Brooke

"This place is my second home, love it here! friendly helpful staff, reasonable prices for admission and concessions, and great ice! They also play music during public skates, hockey, and freestyle sessions (figure skate only times)."

Chelsea N.


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