The Novi Ice Arena opened in September 1998. This beautiful multi-surface facility offers two NHL-regulation sized ice sheets with seating capacities of 750 and 250, heated viewing areas, pro shop, two cafés, skate rental and space for meetings and parties. The arena offers eight large locker rooms, an officials room, a large figure skating dressing room and figure skating coaches dressing room. The facility is host to a variety of programs, including the Novi Youth Hockey Association, Skating Club of Novi, Novi High School and Northville High School hockey teams.
Suburban Sports Group of Farmington Hills has managed the Novi Ice Arena since 1999.
42400 Nick Lidstrom Drive
Novi, MI 48375
An assistant manager at Novi Ice Arena from 2004-06, Barnes served as the Facilities Manager at Stonebridge Golf Club in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he previously worked as an assistant golf course superintendent. He received his Masters in Sports Management from the University of Michigan in April 2003, after receiving his Bachelor of Sports Management & Communication from Michigan in December of 2001. During his time at Michigan, Barnes interned at the university’s Yost Ice Arena and Michigan Stadium, where he was responsible for such things as event management, game-day operations, facility operations and ice maintenance. Barnes returned to Novi as general manager in October of 2006. He currently resides in Livonia with his wife and two kids.
Micki has been skating for over 30 years and is a PSA member. She is a gold test medalist in Freestyle and figures. She competed at the national and international levels and was a three-time regional gold medalist as well as a Midwestern Gold medalist. She was a principal soloist for Disney on Ice European Tour. Micki has taught children from beginners to the national level for over 20 years and has been the skating director at Novi since 2005. She currently resides in Westland with her husband and three children.
Lauren graduated from the University of Michigan in December 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Sport Management and Communication. During her time at Michigan, Lauren completed an internship in Facility and Event Management at Yost Ice Arena and later served as a communications intern with the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. She spent three seasons in the media relations department with the WNBA's Detroit Shock. Lauren has also written for Inside Hockey and Michigan Hockey magazines. She lives in South Lyon.