The City Arena is located at 701 Lake Chapeau Drive and open all year. Ice is available year-round. The facility is home to the boys and girls High School Hockey Teams, the Albert Lea Figure Skaters, the Albert Lea Youth Hockey Association and the Waldorf College Hockey Team.
Recreation programs take place year round at the City Arena. Some of these programs include Rock on Ice, Learn to Skate, Adult Hockey and Preschool Kindergarten Skate. Other activities that are not put on by the Parks and Recreation Department include dry floor programs such as the KATE Home Show and the George Garden Circus.