Western Michigan University
Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium

Hours

Cancellation Hotline (269) 387-3046

Office hours

Scheduled Times:
  • Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Weekend swim

Admission: (cash only)
$3 WMU students (w/ Bronco ID) Children-12 and under.
$4 Adults (13 yrs. and older)

Under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

NOTE: We do sometimes have weekend cancellations which are posted on the Lawson Arena Home page and communicated via Notify Me! email notifications 24 hours before a cancallation occurs. The most accurate weekend schedule is available by clicking the View Open Swim Schedule link above. 

Scheduled Times:
  • Saturday, 5–7 p.m.
  • Sunday, 3–5 p.m.

Weekend skate

Admission: $4 (cash only)
Skate rental: $1 (cash only)

Scheduled Times:
  • Saturday, 2-3:20 p.m.
  • Sunday, 2-3:20 p.m.

Open Hockey Times

Admission: $8 (cash only)

Scheduled Times:
  • Wednesday, 10:10-11:30 p.m.

Sticks and Pucks

Admission: $6 (cash only)

Helmet and gloves required.

Scheduled Times:
  • Monday, 4:20-5:20 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 4:20-5:20 p.m.

Lap swim for faculty, staff and students

Admission: FREE with valid WMU ID or West Hills membership card.

NOTE: We do sometimes have weekday lap swim cancellations which are posted on the Lawson Arena Home page and communicated via Notify Me! email notifications 24 hours before a cancallation occurs. The most accurate weekday lap swim schedule is available by clicking the View Lap Swim Schedule link above. 

Scheduled Times:
  • Monday,Wednesday,Friday 6:00–7:45 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday 6:30–7:45 a.m.
  • Monday–Friday, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. (effective 9/30/19)
  • Saturday 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (effective 9/30/19)
  • Sunday 5:30-7:30 p.m. (effective 10/13/19)
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