Joy Burns Arena

Joy Burns Arena is one of two NHL-sized ice rinks located on the north side of the Ritchie Center.

It is available for an assortment of ice activities including hockey games and practices, figure skating, broomball, curling, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more. Joy Burns Arena provides spectator seating, locker rooms within the arena, scoreboard, parking lot access and men’s and women’s restrooms located within the facility. The arena can be booked on an hourly basis for ice programming purposes or rented out for larger group events. Ice is available year-round for both event and public ice programming purposes.

Our event managers will work with you on the specifics of your event to deliver an exceptional experience for both you and your event attendees.

Venue Capacities

Venue Capacities:

Spectator Seating: 150

On-Ice Capacity: 100

Venue Features

Venue Features:

  • spectator seating
  • four locker rooms within the arena
  • scoreboard
  • men’s and women’s restrooms

Previous Events Hosted

Previous Events Hosted:

Joy Burns Arena has hosted the following events:

  • Jr. Pioneers Hockey practices, games and tournaments
  • Home of Kent Denver High School hockey practices and games
  • Annual DU Club Figure Skating Pioneer Open
  • Annual DU Hockey Pro Camp
  • BAUER Hockey Demo Day



To learn more about hosting an event in Joy Burns Arena, please contact:

Ritchie Center Scheduling: 303-871-7577 |

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