Tonawanda Lightning Hockey Association est. 1992: Rinks

Brighton Arena
251 Brompton Road
Tonawanda, NY

From the Youngman highway (I-290) Take the Colvin Blvd. Exit. Take 425 North stay to the right and follow Colvin Blvd. through the first curve. Turn right onto Brompton road and follow it for about 1/2 mile. The rink is on your right hand side.

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Tonawanda, New York 14150
Phone: (716) 693-3505

Dwyer Arena


Erie - Civic Center
Erie Civic Center

I - 90 West to Exit 8, turn right onto Rt.8. Follow the road through sections of the city to East 9th Street,turn left travel, 2 blocks and the Civic center is on 9th between Holland and French Street. Entrance for Hockey players is in the back of the Civic center, located on 9th and Holland, parking is also located by the entrance.

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Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

Erie - Igloo
Igloo Erie ArenaI -90 West to Erie Pa Line. Exit at Exit #9 Route 430 North. Take 430 North to Cooper Road. Take a left (west) turn onto Cooper Road, which runs into East 38th Street. Turn right on McClelland Street. The rink is 1 block north of the corner of East 38th and McClelland. There are 2 gas stations on the corner of 38th and McClelland.

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Erie, Pennsylvania 16510

Erie - JMC
Erie Alternate playing arena
Take I-90 West to Exit 7, make a right turn on Rt. 97 (follow the sign to State Street) there will be a fork in the road, stay left Rt 505. Proceed to West 38th street. The Erie Zoo will be to your left. After turning left onto West 38th street, the rink is just pass the zoo, 2 blocks on the left. Many lots to park in.

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Erie, Pennsylvania 16508

Fredonia State Ice Rink
Steele Hall
S.U.N.Y. at Fredonia
FROM THE NY STATE THRUWAY: Take the I-90 to the Dunkirk Fredonia exit (exit 59). After paying toll, proceed past Route 60 (traffic signal) until you reach Central Avenue, (third traffic signal), you are now at a "T" in the road. turn left onto Central Avenue. Upon reaching the Fredonia State College entrance which is the next traffic signal, you will turn right. Follow the road until you reach the first intersection "Ring Road" where you will turn right. Proceed on this long curving road to a stop sign. The parking lot will be located past the stop sign and the entrance to the rink will be on the left as you face the building.

Genesee Valley Ice Rink
Genesee Valley Ice Rink
S145 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611
(716) 235-6684
Located off I-390 expressway, either traveling north/south bound on I-390, look for Exit 17, Scottsville road exit, Rt 383. Turn so that you will be heading northbound on Scottsville road away from the Rochester Monroe County Airport, and over Erie Barge Canal about 1 mile to the intersection of Scottsville Road and Elmwood Ave. Turn right on to Elmwood Ave, at traffic signal. Approximately 3/4 of a mile on the right hand side. The next traffic signal is the entrance to Genesee Valley Ice Complex.

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ROCHESTER, New York 14611

Geneseo Youth Hockey
S.U.N.Y. at Geneseo
Geneseo, NY
(716) 245-5359
From the West: Take I-90 to the Batavia exit, turn left onto the road (98 South). Go to Rt 5 and turn left. Proceed on Rt 5 East to Rt 63 South. Take Rt 63 Southeast to Geneseo. When you arrive at SUNY at Geneseo, turn left onto campus at the traffic light (the State Police Station is across the street) The rink will be on the left first building. Parking is to the left of the field house.

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Geneseo, New York 14454

Geneva Rec. Complex

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Geneva, New York

Haig Bowl Arena

Hamilton Twin Rinks

Hershey Centre

Holiday Twin Rinks
Holiday Twin Rinks
3465 Broadway
Cheektowaga, NY
(716) 685-3660
From the I-90 Take the Walden Avenue Exit (52) east to Union Road (Rt 277). Turn right (South) onto Union Road and follow until you see the Broadway Avenue (130) sign and exit. Turn right onto Broadway Avenue heading East. The rink is on the right hand side approximately one (1) mile.

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Cheektowaga, New York 14227

Holmes School

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Tonawanda, New York 14150

Hyde Park
Hyde Park Ice Pavilion
Pine Avenue and Robbins Road
Niagara Falls, NY
(716) 286-4951
(716) 278-8366
Follow the Youngman Highway (I-290) until it intersects with the Niagara Section (I-90) North. Proceed North across Grand Island (2 Bridges). Exit on Route 62 North, Niagara Falls Blvd. Follow this until the Pine Avenue exit, which bears right. Follow Pine Avenue for About 3/4 of a mile and turn right on Robbins Road Which takes you into the park. The rink is on your right hand side.

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Niagara Falls, New York 14305

Ice Castle

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15234

Ice Sports


Take I-90 (West coming from Buffalo, East from PA) to exit 59, Dunkirk/Fredonia. Turn left on Highway 60 South to Jamestown.
Proceed on Route 60 to 3rd Street. Turn Right onto 3rd Street. The arena will be on the left hand side of the road about 2 blocks after the turn.

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Jamestown, New York 14701

JFK Arena

Get Map to JFK Arena 500 W. Embargo St.
Rome, New York 13440

Kenmore West High School

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Kenmore, New York 14217

Leisure Twin Rinks
Leisure Rinks
75 Weiss Road
West Seneca, NY
(716) 675-8992
From I-90 take exit 55, Ridge Road East (towards West Seneca). Follow Ridge Road to Orchard Park Road to Weiss Road and turn right. The driveway is past Townline Mercury and Tops market.

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West Seneca, New York 14224

Leisureplex - Ft. Erie
Take the Peace Bridge to Canada
Exit QEW at Concession Rd South
Make a right on to Garrison Rd
Rink is on the Left
(It's in the complex with the Holiday Inn, YMCA,Municipal Building)

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Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 2S6

Lincoln Arena
Decatur Road and Parker Blvd.
Tonawanda, NY

From the I-290 exit on Niagara Falls Blvd. South Rt 62. follow Rt. 62 South until you get to Sheridan Drive Rt 324. Turn right (West). Proceed on 324 until you see Parker Blvd. (Walgreens on Corner)and turn left, follow to Decatur. Rink is on the right hand side as you turn right on Decatur.

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Tonawanda, New York 14223
Phone: (716) 833-7757

Olean Recreation Center
Olean Recreation Center
Take the 400 Expressway to Route 16 (S. Wales). Take Rt 16 to Olean. As you approach Olean turn left and the 1st traffic light onto front street. Follow Front Street past the front of Olean General hospital, continue through the next traffic light until you come to a railroad underpass. Just after the underpass you will see the Olean Recreation Center parking lot on your right.

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Olean, New York 14760

Perinton - Thomas Creek
80 Lyndon Road
Fairport, NY 14450
(716) 223-2160
(716) 223-3946
From Buffalo: Take I-90 NY Thruway to Exit #47, Leroy, continue on to I-490 E/B into and through the city of Rochester, on the eastside of Rochester, exit on to Linden Ave (exit 23). Turn left and continue through Penfield to NY Route #250. Pass the intersection of Rt 250 to next light intersection of Watson Road. Turn right onto Watson Rd until Rt 31-F. Turn left on 31-F. Continue 1.7 Miles down to Lyndon Road and turn right. Thomas Creek Rink is located a quarter mile down on the left side of the road.
Alternate Route: Take I-90 to exit 45, stay to the right for exit to Route 96 North Victor. Turn right North at stop sign. At the third traffic light, turn right onto Turk Hill Road. Proceed past the Ambulance Corp. and Town Hall (Ayrault Road) to the next traffic light (Intersection of Church Street and Turk Hill Road). Follow the signs to Rt 31F East and make a right and cross the canal. Follow 31-F East (Right) to Lyndon Road and turn right onto road. Thomas Creek Ice Arena is around curve on the left.

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Fairport, New York 14450


Rex Stimmers Arena

Riverside Ice Rink
Bud Bakewell
Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY
(716) 877-9306
From the Niagara section I-190 North exit on Vulcan Avenue. The rink is right there in Riverside Park. When heading South exit Ontario Street. From the Ontario Street exit turn left onto Niagara and Follow till you see the rink on your right hand side.

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Buffalo, New York 14207


Get Map to Rome 500 W. EMBARGO
Rome, New York 13440
Phone: 3153397768

Skating Institute of Rochester
1 Boy’s club place
Rochester, NY 14608
(716) 325-2216
Take the thruway East toward Rochester, Exit at Leroy Exit #47. Take Rt. 490 North. Stay on Rt. 490 Inner Loop to Plymouth. Make a right turn onto Plymouth to Atkinson. Make a right on atkinson to Eagle. Make a right on Eagle which takes you to the rink's parking lot.

ROCHESTER, New York 14608

Scottsville Ice Arena
1800 Scottsville-Chili Road
Scottsville, NY 14546
(716) 889-1817
(716) 889-1810
Take I-90 East to exit #47. Exit I-490 immediately onto Rt 19 South (Exit 1). After crossing over I-490, turn left onto Rt 40 (North Rd). Proceed on North Rd for about 9 miles. At the intersection of Rt 386 (Scottsville Chili Rd) turn left. The rink is 50 feet after the intersection on your right.

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Scottsville, New York 14546

St. Cathereines- Seymour Hannah Ice Complex

Strad Fire Hall

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North Tonawanda, New York 14120


Webster Community Sports Arena

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Webster, New York 14580-2560

West End Arena

West Seneca
West Seneca Ice Rink
1250 Union Road
West Seneca, NY
(716) 675-1836
From the I-90 exit 54, Route 400. Follow Rt 400 to the Union Road exit South Route 277 and turn right. Proceed on Union Road to Legion Drive on the right. Turn right onto Legion Drive and then make a left at the one way sign.

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West Seneca, New York 14224-2950

22 Evans Street
Batavia, NY
(716) 344-3991
Take I-90 to the Batavia exit, turn left onto road (RT 98) south. Proceed 1 mi to RT 5 ( Main street). Make a left turn onto RT 5 East. Take RT 5 East to the fork in the road , stay to the right onto RT.63. Turn right onto Evans Street (first street on the right) A 100 yds. down the street on the right attached to the firehouse is the rink.

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Batavia, New York 14020-3111

Bill Burgoyne Arena


Buffalo State
Buffalo State College Sports Complex

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Buffalo, New York 14222

Canada's Wonderland

250 North Bloomfield Road
Canandaigua, New York 14224
(716) 396-7230
From North, East or West - I-90 NYS thruway to Exit 44. Take State Route 332 South 6-7 miles to Canandaigua. SR 332 currently has 2 lanes. When it becomes 4 lanes you are in the City of Canandaigua. Get into RIGHT lane. At first traffic light after the shift to 4 lanes (landmark - Becker Motors Jeep-Lincoln-Mercury on your right) TURN RIGHT on to North Street. Proceed about 1 mile WEST to the stop sign at the corner of North Rd. and North Bloomfield Rd. Greater Canandaigua Civic Center is clearly visible from this point. Turn LEFT onto North Bloomfield Rd. Turn right into GCCC parking lot.

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Canandaigua, New York 14224-1058

Canlan Ice Sports - Etobicoke

Get Map to Canlan Ice Sports - Etobicoke 1120 Martin Grove Road
Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 4W1
Phone: (416) 247-5742

Canlan Ice Sports - York

Get Map to Canlan Ice Sports - York 989 Murray Ross Pkwy
North York, Ontario M3J 3M4
Phone: (416) 661-5900

Cazenovia Park Ice Arena
Buffalo, NY
(716) 825-9305

From the I-90 exit 55, Ridge Road West. Follow Ridge Road to Abbott Road and turn right. Follow Abbott Road for approximately 1.5 miles till you see Cazenovia Park on you right. The ice rink is directly across from Mercy Hospital on Abbott Road.

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Buffalo, New York 14220-2095

Cheektowaga Recreation Ice Arena
Cheektowaga Recreation Ice Arena
Cheektowaga, NY
(716) 897-7218

From I-90 take the Walden avenue exit West (52W). Follow Walden Ave until you reach the intersection of Harlem Rd (Rt. 240). Go North on Harlem Road (Right Turn), until you reach Greenleaf Avenue about 3/4 of a mile(This will be on your Left side) Turn left onto Greenleaf and follow until the end. Turn right and the rink will be on the left.

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Cheektowaga, New York 14225-4523

Cicero Twin Rinks
From the West: East on I-90 (NYS Thruway) to I-81 exit 36. North on I-81 to Rt-31 exit 30. West (left) on Rt-31 (beneath I-81 underpass) for a short distance to US-11/Brewerton Rd. (2nd light). North (right) on US-11/Brewerton Rd. about 1 mile and turn left into the Cicero Community Campus. The arenas are on on the right side of this road past the NOPL (library).

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Cicero, New York 13039

Crystal Ridge Arena
81 Ridge Road south next to the Crystal Ridge Library. Go 7 Km up #3 Hwy from the Peace Bridge to the lights at Ridge Road and turn left. Ridge tavern is on the corner. Go thru the village of Ridgeway and the arena is on your right just outside of the business district. It is called the Crystal Ridge Community Center.

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Ridgeway, Ontario

Cutting Edge

Depew Town - Ice Pavilion
Gould Avenue
Depew, NY
(716) 685-4910
(716) 683-9900

From the I-90 take the Walden Avenue exit 52, East and follow Walden to Transit Road south (Route 78), and make a right turn onto Transit. Follow Transit Road approximately 1/2 mile to Gould Avenue and turn right onto Gould. Follow Gould to the end and the ice rink is on the right.

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Depew, New York 14043

East Aurora Classic Rink
Driving Instructions:

East Aurora is located at the intersection of Rt-400 and US-20A/Rt-16 in western New York, approx. 20 miles southeast of Buffalo.

From Buffalo: I-190 south approx. 5 miles to I-90 West (NY State Thruway). Proceed west (toward Erie) on I-90 approx. 1.5 miles to Rt-400/Aurora Expressway (exit 54). Proceed south on Rt-400 (Aurora Expressway) approx. 9.5 miles to the Maple St. exit. Turn right on Maple St. and proceed south approx. 1.5 miles to Girard Avenue. Turn left on Girard Ave. and proceed east approx. 0.5 mile to Riley Street. Turn right on Riley St. and proceed south a short distance to rink on the right.

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East Aurora, New York 14052

Erie - Mercyhurst
Mercyhurst College Ice Arena
Erie Alternate Playing Arena
Take I-90 West to exit 29, turn right onto Rt 8. Proceed to East 38th street. Make a left onto 38th street. Go three (3) Blocks to Mercyhurst College Entrance, through the gates to first stop sign on the campus. Turn left following on the same campus road to the next stop sign, turn right continue on the road and the ice rink is in the back. Parking is available in both lots.

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Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

ESL Centre
ESL Centre
Monroe Community College

From NYS Thruway

Take Exit 46 (Henrietta) to 390N
390N to Exit 13 (E.Henrietta & Jefferson Rds)
Take Route 15A North (E.Henrietta Rd.) to MCC Campus
Turn right & follow ESL Sports Centre signs

Get Map to ESL Centre 2700 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd
Rochester, New York 14623

Gale Centre
Take Rainbow Bridge into Canada. Continue onto Newman Hill (420 W) to the Victoria Ave ramp. Turn right at Victoria Ave. Turn left at Bridge St. Turn right at 4 Ave.

If you have a Nexus pass, take Whirlpool Bridge into Canada and follow Bridge St to 4 Ave.

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Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 4N1

Hamburg Town Ice Arena
Hamburg Town Ice Arena
The Old Nike Base
2982 Lakeview Rd.
Hamburg, NY
(716) 649-8771
Take I-90 to Hamburg, Exit 57 North (Rt 75). Proceed on Rt 75 North to Rt 20 West and turn left. Take Rt 20 West to Lakeview Road (a sign for the Lakeview Hotel is on the corner) and turn left onto Lakeview Road. Drive almost two (2) miles and the rink is on the left.

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Hamburg, New York 14075

Hockey Outlet
3385 Niagara Falls Blvd.
Wheatfield, NY
(716) 695-1055
From the Youngman Highway (290) Exit on Route 62 North. Proceed on 62 North and the rink will be on the right hand side, across the street from the Rhineland Restaurant.

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Wheatfield, New York 14120-1213

Ice Line Quad Rinks

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West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380

Lake Shore
Lake Shore Hockey Arena

Take Thruway (90 East) to the Leroy Exit (exit # 47). This is Route 490
East. Take 490 East to 390 North (approx. 19 miles) - exit # 9A (Greece) - you
will need to be in the far leftmost lane to exit. Take 390 North all the way to the end (approx. 8 miles) - take the Ontario Parkway East exit - exit # 27A. On the Parkway, get off at first exit (Dewey Ave.) - approx. 1 mile and take a left onto Dewey. Go about 3/4 mile and take a right onto Ling Road. Rink is about 2 miles down on the right. There are 2 rinks in this

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Rochester, New York 14612

Lysander Ice Arena
From the South: North on I-81 into Syracuse. Follow signs for Rt-690 West (Baldwinsville). Rt-690 West become Rt-690 North. Follow Rt-690 to the end (Hencle Blvd.). East (right) on Hencle Blvd. (becomes W. Entry Rd.) about 2 miles to American Hockey Lysander Ice Arena. The arena is on the left just past the intersection of Hencle & Sixty Rd.

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Baldwinsville, New York 13027

Niagara University
Dwyer Arena
Niagara University Ice Complex

From I-90 North exit at Exit #24 (Whitmer Road & Route 31). At the stop sign, turn left onto Rt. 31 West. Proceed west on 31 approximately 4/10 of a mile to the first available right turn. Turn right. Proceed along this road to the second right turn, approximately another 4/10 of a mile and turn right. At the stop sign, another 3/10 of a mile turn left. the Niagara Univesity Ice Complex will be 2/10 of a mile on your left.

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Lewiston, New York 14109

Dann Memorial - Nichols Rink
Buffalo Bisons
1250 Amherst St.
(716) 875-8212 x282

From the south: Take the I - 90 east to the I - 190 north into Buffalo. Exit at route 198 Scajacuada Expressway. Follow route 198 to the Parkside Avenue/ Buffalo Zoo exit North. Proceed on Parkside Ave to Amherst Street. Turn left onto Amherst Street and cross Colvin Avenue& take 2nd right into Nichols School Campus.
Alternate: From the I-90 take exit 51, route 33 Kensington expressway West to

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BUFFALO, New York 14216-3698

North Buffalo (Tacoma)
North Buffalo Ice Rink
Lafayette Park
Tacoma Avenue
Buffalo, NY

From I-90 : Take I-90 North to the Scajaquada expressway exit (198) East. Continue on the 198 to the Delaware Avenue exit Route 384 North. Proceed North on Delaware to Tacoma Avenue, turn right. The rink is on the left approximately 1 block east of Delaware.
From Route 33 (Kensington Expressway): Take Route 33 to Route 198 Scajaquada expressway. Continue on the 198 to the Delaware Avenue exit Route 384 North. Proceed North on Delaware to Tacoma Avenue, turn right. The rink is on the left approximately 1 block east of Delaware.

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Buffalo, New York 14216

Northtown Center at Amherst
From the I-90 take the Youngman Highway (I-290) Exit on Millersport Highway North (RT 263). Follow 263 North about .2 miles. Turn left on Amherst Manor (approx. .1 miles), Ice Center is on right.
From the Buffalo/Niagara airport take route 33 West toward Buffalo to the I-90 East then follow the directions above.
Amherst Ice Center

Get Map to Northtown Center at Amherst 1615 Amherst Manor
Williamsville, New York 14221-2000

Thomas Creek

Get Map to Thomas Creek 80 Lyndon Rd
Fairport, New York 14450

Village Sports Rink

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Fairport, New York 14450