Department of Sports Facilities and Campus Recreation

Herb Brooks National Hockey Center

Hockey Center

Facility Information:

The Herb Brooks National Hockey Center is a 6,000-seat hockey arena located on the south campus of St. Cloud State University.  The facility opened in December of 1989 and the main rink is named in honor of the late university President Brendan J. McDonald, who advocated the team's move to Division I hockey.  In April of 2013, the facility was renamed in honor of former St. Cloud State University and U.S. Olympic coach Herb Brooks.  The facility is home to St. Cloud State University’s Huskies Men's and Women’s Ice Hockey Division I teams and provides student recreation activities with St. Cloud State club hockey, intramural hockey, open skate and open hockey programs.

The Herb Brooks National Hockey Center is a host facility for the following programs:

  • St. Cloud State University Hockey
  • St. Cloud State Summer Hockey Camp
  • St. Cloud State 3v3 and 4v4 Spring Hockey Camps 
  • Saint John’s University Men’s Hockey
  • St. Cloud Youth Hockey Association
  • St. Cloud High School Hockey
  • Minnesota Hockey High Performance Camps
  • St. Cloud State Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Facility Rental Rates:

  • Full Facility Rates
    • $5,000/day (Friday-Sunday)
    • $3,000/day (Monday-Thursday)
  • Husky Den
    • $250 (Half Day)
    • $500 (Full Day)

*On-campus groups receive 50% discount