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.Plan to visit First Arena and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Elmira attractions using our Elmira tour planner.
The arena's naming rights are held by First Transit.
First Arena reviews
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.
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