North Campus

Clare Drake Arena

Located on North Campus, the Clare Drake Arena is home the the Golden Bears and Pandas Varsity Athletic Teams, as well as numerous Campus & Community Recreation programming.

In 1990, the Varisty Ice Arena was re-named in honor of Clare Drake, named the most successful coach in Canadian Inter-university Sport in men's hockey; former ice hockey player and coach (Edmonton Oilers (WHA), Alberta Golden Bears). In his 28 years as the Head coach of the University of Alberta Golden Bears ice hockey team, he coached the Bears to 6 University Cup Championships and 17 Canada West Conference Championships.

  • Seating capacity – 2600
  • Ice square footage – 16,490 square feet
  • 4 Locker Rooms