Compton Family Ice Arena

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Building Overview

  • Architect: Rossetti (Southfield, Michigan)
  • General Contractor: Barton Malow
  • Cost: $50 million
  • Total Area: 212,000 sq. ft.

"Lefty" Smith Rink

  • Total Capacity: 5,022
  • Seating: 4,500 including 1,100 student seats divided among the 2 levels
  • O'Brien's: 250 seat premium club area
  • Concessions: 4 stands on main concourse
  • Restrooms: 8 public restrooms with parity for women and men
  • Playing Surface: 200' x 90'
  • Scoreboard: 15' x 15' Daktronics 4-sided center hung scoreboard with 8'4" x 13'6" 10mm video displays with integrated auxiliary displays and fascia boards
  • Locker Rooms: 5 visitors/auxillary locker rooms with restrooms and showers. 1 officials' locker room with restroom and shower
  • Media Center: 36-seat working press area, 2 coaches booths, 2 radio booths, 1 TV broadcast booth, 1 video replay booth, 1 control room, multiple TV camera locations cabled throughout
  • ADA Access & Seating: 1.5% of total seating capacity is enhanced easy access seating

Olympic Rink

  • Playing Surface: 200' x 100' Olympic size ice sheet
  • Locker Rooms: 4 auxillary locker rooms with restrooms and showers, 1 officials' locker room with restroom and shower
  • Seating: 350 bleacher sheets


  • University of Notre Dame Men's Ice Hockey
  • Intramural hockey and broomball
  • Women's club hockey
  • Youth, high school and adult ice hockey, figure skating and public skating

100 Compton Family Ice Arena, Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556

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