Trip Planner:   USA  /  New York State  /  Finger Lakes  /  Elmira  /  First Arena

First Arena, Elmira

#13 of 15 in Things to do in Elmira
Arena / Stadium · Tourist Spot
The First Arena is a 3,784-seat multi-purpose facility that features two ice surfaces, a full-service restaurant and bar, a food service center for the recreational rink, video game arcade, 31 luxury suites, party/group outing facilities, and meeting/community rooms among other amenities. located in downtown Elmira, New York. The arena opened in 2000 as the Coach USA Center and changed names to the First Arena in 2004. It has been home to the Elmira Enforcers of the Federal Prospects Hockey League since 2018, and was home to the Elmira Jackals from its opening until 2017. It is located on the corner of W. Gray Street and N. Main Street.

The arena's naming rights are held by First Transit.

Plan to visit First Arena and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Elmira attractions using our Elmira tour planner.
Create an itinerary including First Arena
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

First Arena reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 3.5
41 reviews
  • The First Arena in Elmira New York is a great place to see a hockey game or a concert. Parking is very convenient and close to the arena.  more »
  • We came to watch the Elmira Enforcers. Great Times were had here. Took husband and the kids. We all had fun. Prices were reasonable  more »
  • I love me some hockey! The Enforcers put on a better show than the Jackals ever did. The arena itself is quite nice.
  • They have done a wonderful job of fixing First Arena up and making it a great place for our kids to play hockey.

Plan your trip to Elmira

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.