Zoo Animals Quarantined at MHCC!

While the people are away, the animals will play! The MJN Convention Center and McCann Ice Arena are being used as an emergency shelter amid the Coronavirus Pandemic this week. Local zoos have temporarily re-homed numerous quarantined animals today due to Covid-19 and social distancing measures. Zookeepers say that the animals needed to practice better […]

NHL Islanders Playoffs

#BREAKING NHL Announces plans to safely resume playoff games

Photo Source There was breaking news in the hockey world this morning as The Board of Governors and EA Sports held a zoom meeting to discuss the rest of the league’s 2019-2020 season. According to Commissioner Gary Bettman, an agreement was reached and the league will cancel the rest of the season. Due to social […]

Summer Fun Ice Skate Pass

Introducing Summer Skate Passes!

For a limited time only, purchase your All-New 2020 Summer Skating Pass at IceTime Sports Complex in Newburgh. Valid June 1 – August 31. Limit 1 per person. Public Skate Pass Includes unlimited public skating sessions Valid June 1 – August 31 $99.00 FreeStyle Skate Pass Includes 10 scheduled Freestyle sessions Expires August 31, 2020 […]

digital ice skating gift card

Digital Gift Cards

When you purchase an IceTime Sports Complex Gift Certificate this month you support our staff and help support Dutchess County Police on the front lines of Covid-19. Take your family ice skating all year long at our state-of-the-art figure skating arena in Newburgh, NY. 50% of each gift certificate sale will go directly to the […]

MHCC Ghost Light

Our Ghost Light of Hope

Written by: Pamela Perry For fans, the lighting is a big part of their experience at the MJN Convention Center. Fans eagerly wait for the lights to go down and then up again at the end of their adventure here. But what the staff find most magical of the theater lighting is when all the […]

streaming concerts during coronavirus

Live Streaming Concerts, Music & More

While most stages across the country including ours have gone dark during coronavirus many artists, bands and celebrities are turning to streaming live concerts and performances. Tune in and let the music help you escape during these hard times. We will keep this list updated as best as we can, please share any upcoming concerts […]

Shamrock Shootout

Icetime Sports Complex, Newburgh, NYMarch 13th – March 15thLevels 10U | 12U | 14U$1095 PER TEAM  March Madness? How about some March Magic!Join us March 13-15 for our annual installment of the Shamrock Shootout Tournament! Blimey, with a little luck, you and your team can take home the champs banner!”March is for green, gold and […]

Help our team raise money for The Scott Hamilton Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer event on Feb 9th!

Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer™ is the nationwide peer-to-peer fundraiser for the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation (CARES). In partnership with U.S. Figure Skating as well as clubs and ice facilities, participants nationwide are signing up to make a difference. Countless individuals have been touched by cancer and it is our mission to Turn Cancer Upside Down™ […]

Times Harold Record Highlights Polar Bears

Justin Fedich from the Times Harold Record highlighted our Polar Bears Program this week about providing girls opportunities in hockey. Start reading the article below: By Justin FedichTimes Herald-Record Posted Feb 2, 2020 at 8:48 PM … Over the last 10 years, girls and women’s hockey participation has increased by 34 percent, according to USA Hockey. Last season, more girls and […]

Clash of the Contenders Tournament March 6, 7 & 8

Girls Only 8U, 16UAA and 19UAA Clash of the Contenders Tournament March 6, 7 & 8 at the Ice Time Sports Complex in Newburgh. USA Hockey Roster Required. Contact Hockey Director for more information and to register: HockeyDirector@midhudsonciviccenter.org


Wednesdays (April 1 – May 20) 6:00pm – 7:00pm Ages 5-14: Learn to Play will teach your child the basic skills of stick-handling, passing, and shooting through 8 one-hour lessons. In addition, they will learn about hard-work and commitment. This program is designed for children ages 5 – 14 years old with little or no hockey […]

MHCC Polar Bear


2020-2021 MID-HUDSON POLAR BEAR TRAVEL EVALUATIONS Evaluation Dates: 8U: Birth Years 2012, 2013, 2014Tues, March 24th 6:00pmThurs, March 26th 6:00pmSat, March 28th 8:45am 10U: Birth Years 2010, 2011Tues, March 24th 7:15pmThurs, March 26th 7:15pmSat, March 28th 10:00am 12U: Birth Years 2008, 2009Tues, March 24th 7:00pmThurs, March 26th 7:00pmSat, March 28th 11:15am 14U: Birth Years 2006, […]

The Sandy MacDonald Developmental Program

Wednesdays (Jan 22 – March 25) 7:15pm – 8:15pm Ages 9-14: For players who have completed the Learn to Play Program (Step 2) and want to improve their skills to join our travel hockey league. All players MUST be registered with USA Hockey and submit a copy of their confirmation number before their first practice. […]

Girls Only Hockey Clinic

JAN 24th | 6:00pm – 7:30pm ALL AGES: FROM BEGINNERS TO AAA EQUIPMENT REQUIRED Protective gear Helmet Facemask Required SIGN UP AT FRONT DESK OR ONLINE Questions? Email: hockeydirector@midhudsonciviccenter.org

Schedule holiday


There’s no better time to skate! Take a look at our winter schedule and plan a trip to one of our two locations in the Hudson Valley! IceTime Sports Complex McCann Ice Arena

Cosmic Hockey

Cosmic Hockey

Grab your friends and come play hockey in the glowing rink! McCann Ice Arena December 31, 2019 Recommended for ages 8-12

Girls Only Clinic

Girls Only Hockey Clinic

DEC 13th | 6.00m – 7.30pm ALL AGES: FROM BEGINNERS TO AAA EQUIPMENT REQUIRED Protective gear Helmet Facemask Required SIGN UP AT FRONT DESK OR ONLINE Questions? Email: hockeydirector@midhudsonciviccenter.org

2020 Blizzard Cup Event

2nd Annual Blizzard Cup

8U Half-ice Tournament @ Ice Time Sports Complex – JANUARY 17, 18 & 19, 2020 WHO’S IN? This January, join us for our 2nd annual Blizzard Cup 8U Half-Ice Tournament to be held at IceTime Sports Complex located at 21 Lakeside Road in Newburgh, New York! The tournament will consist of 40 minute long games […]

Black Friday Promotion

Black Friday Promotion

Buy One, Get One FREE all children’s tickets of equal or lesser value to Holiday Lights On Ice Show. Holiday Lights On Ice Show December 14, 2019, at McCann Ice Arena Tickets can be purchased during box office hours in person or by calling 845-454-5800. Cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets. Not valid on Ticketmaster.com

Black Friday Promotion

Black Friday Promotion

For every $45 you spend on gift certificates, receive a FREE skate pass valued at ($10).Must be purchased during open business hours in person only.

Holiday Lights on Ice

Holiday Lights on Ice

Join us for our annual family-friendly holiday show on ice featuring special performances by local families and special guests including Olivia Serafini & Mervin Tran, 2019 U.S. Championship Competitors and Avonley Nguyen & Vadym Kolesnik, 2019 Junior Grand Prix Finalist. Stay after the show for FREE photos on the ice with Santa Claus!

Cold Turkey Tourney

Cold Turkey Tourney – November 29th

Levels: 10 U, 12 U, 14 U, 16UGrab your Buddies & build a winning lineup! 3 guaranteed games plus championships for each level (medals for winners) One 20 min. period per game, 5 min break at 10 mins. (running clock) USA Hockey # required Teams of 4 (Round Robin Goalies)$120 teams (4 Skaters)Goalies are Free […]


Press Conference Announcing Celtica Tour in Poughkeepsie 2020

Mid-Hudson Civic Center Inc. and the award-winning group, Celtica will announce the details of their high energy, celtic hard-rock performance to be held in Poughkeepsie this March. Press conference will feature a medley of Irish folk songs performed by the band’s bagpipers, ticket giveaway and special surprises!

Veterans Day Clinic

Veterans Day Clinic – Nov 11th

McCann Ice Arena – November 11th – 11:15am-12:45am Run by MHCC inc. Hockey Director Jeremy JacobusAges: 6 – 16Broken Down by Age and Ability | Age/Skill Appropriate Groups$40 pre-register – $50 walk in Station Skills and Drill(ADM Style Clinic) Edge Work and Stick Handling Shoot and Passing Finish Clinic with Cross Ice Developmental Game FREE […]


PACE Academy McCann Ice Arena

The McCann Ice Arena was happy to host the PACE Academy for some fun skating time thanks to funding provided by the City of Poughkeepsie’s 2019 Youth Activities & Opportunities Grant.

Olympic dream 5

Olympic Dream Seminar 5

MONDAY OCT 14 2019 – 9.45am – 12.45am Improve your figure skating skillset with guidance from our world class instructors right in the center of the Hudson Valley! Seminar Includes: On-Ice Jump & Spin Techniques Skating Skill Exercises Off-Ice Dance Class Our Instructors: Gilberto ViadanaFigure Skating Director & World & Olympic Coach Michela BoschettoChoreographer and […]

Try Hockey for Free with Kelly Nash

Try Hockey for Free with Kelly Nash

The Junior Rangers hosted a Girls Only: Try Hockey for Free this weekend with Kelly Nash, two-time national champion who currently plays on the Metropolitan Riveters hockey team in the National Women’s Hockey League and assistant coach at Princeton University! Register today for Junior Rangers Girls Hockey League! https://www.nhl.com/rangers/community/junior-rangers-girls-hockey-league

Halloween Skate Party

You are Invited to a Halloween Costume Party! Come in costume for 50% off admission, costume contest with prizes and lots of fun! Anyone who registers for learn to skate programs receive 10% off October 26th from 2-4pm at McCann Ice Arena October 27th from 2-4 at Ice Time Sports Complex


Attention City of Poughkeepsie Children between the ages 3-16 This is only available to the City of Poughkeepsie residents through a grant. We are offering 60 skaters a chance to skate for free on each of the following Friday dates: Sept. 27: 7 – 9 pm /October 4: 7 – 9 pm/ October 11: 7 […]

Girls Hockey League

Junior Rangers Girls Hockey League

Every Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 – Jan 15, 2020 Join us for the Junior Rangers Girls Hockey League, a program that is built specifically for middle school girls (ages 11-14). The new league is designed to encourage participation in the sport with a focus on increasing access and visibility while developing important life skills. Led […]

Try Hockey for free

Try Hockey for Free

Oct 26 Nothing beats FREE…unless it includes a FREE HOCKEY LESSON! Come join us on October 26th at Ice time sports Complex for our Try Hockey for Free sponsored by the New York Rangers! During this 1-day event, your kid (ages 5-9) will receive: – Free rental skates and loaner gear – Professional coaching including […]

Rookie League

Junior Rangers Rookie League Fall Session

20 Dates · Sep 4 – Nov 9 It’s time to play the game! Players ages 8-10 are invited to join our 10-week session of the Junior Rangers Rookie League starting September 4th! The session includes: – 1 Wednesday practice (6:00pm) and Saturday cross-ice game (10:15am) each week, all led by New York Ranger staff

Team Image

Synchronized Skating Clinics!

Aug 21 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Come try new skating skills with Team Image Coach, Lexi Leahy and International Coach and International Technical Specialist from Italy, Carolina Crisafulli! Each session is $20 Please register at teamimagesynchro.com

Junior Ranger LTP

Rangers Learn to Play

Rangers Learn to Play 10-week Fall Session September 7th at 11:30am.Spots are filling up FAST, so go to this link and use promo code JUNIORRANGERS when signing up! Questions? Email: junior.rangers@msg.com