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JFK Memorial Coliseum

303 Beech Street
Manchester, NH 03103


Constructed under the administration of Mayors Jospahat T. Benoit and John C. Mongan, and completed in 1963, the arena was home to the Manchester Blackhawks, and NYL player Hubie McDonough who is now Director of Hockey Operations for the Manchester Monarchs. John F. Kennedy Memorial Coliseum serves as home ice for Manchester Central and Memorial High Schools, and Southern NH Skating Club.


Dimensions 248' x 119' (29,512 square feet)
Skating Surface 185' x 85'
Seating Capacity (Bleacher Style): 1600 patrons with Ice, 3000 patrons without ice
Skating from Sept through March
Public Skating: Tuesday & Thursday mornings; Saturday & Sunday afternoons
No Air Conditioning
Air Handling: 3 Roof Mounted Exhaust Fans
Four Changing Rooms
Concession Stand
Skate Rental Shop
5 Restrooms (2 Men's, 2 Women's, 1 Handicap)

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