Sports Arena East is located on the Benton County Fairgrounds in Sauk Rapids, MN. It is a top level, multi-use facility with hockey and other ice events running from September through March. In the off ice-season, Sports Arena East is used for dry floor events such as the Benton County Fair, the St. Cloud Antique Auto Club Car Show, circuses, class reunions, weddings and many other events.
The arena is home to the Sauk Rapids Youth Hockey Association, Sauk Rapids Storm boys high school hockey team, shared home of the Stormin’ Sabres girls high school hockey team, as well as home ice for the Granite City Lumberjacks – an NA3HL team.