The R.P. Lumber CENTER

RP Lumber Center Entry Rendering
lobby looking at rink
donor wall
concession area
Edwardsville - Track-Rink
Edwardsville - Fitness Center
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The R.P. Lumber Center is a recreational complex located in Edwardsville, Illinois that will offer its residents and the surrounding communities a year-round option for skating, exercise, and more.  Offering one of the only 175-meter special surface tracks in the area, TheCENTER will showcase a state-of-the-art ice rink as well as a teen center and meeting space.  Conveniently located adjacent to Edwardsville High School, Metro-East Lutheran High School, Highway 157, and Governors Parkway as well as accessibility to the many outdoor trails in the community.
The R.P. Lumber Center is the latest in the A Better Place to Play's park enhancement campaign.



  • NHL Regulation Size Ice Rink
    • Hockey Programhockey
      • Little Learn to Play Hockey
      • Adult recreation leagues and stick'n puck play
      • Surrounding community high school teams
      • Club hockey teams
    • Learn to Skate Program
    • Figure Skating
    • Broom Ballgirl
    • Curling
    • Special Events and Activities - including team building and birthday parties
    • Recreational skating for all ages
  • Teen Center
    • 4,365 sq ft Indoor/Outdoor Space
    • Centrally located near EHS and Metro-East Lutheran High School
    • Offer after school activities including tutoring, study space, and safe gatheringteen study
  • Community Room(s)
    • Large community space that can be used together for local organizations, clubs, and groups
    • Divides into two smaller spaces as needed
    • 100+ Capacity 
  • Indoor Track & Fitness Center
    • Indoor, four-lane track overlooking the ice rink
    • 175-Meter special surface track
    • Offers season round space for walkers and runners

Show Your Support


Shop The R.P. Lumber Center Store now and show your support to the community!

Help to Build The R.P. Lumber Center 


Your donation counts!  Community support and backing will help get this facility built!  If you are interested in seeing The R.P. Lumber Center come to life, there are many ways you can make a difference.  Sponsorships and donations can be taken by individuals, companies, and organizations.  Everyone counts and is appreciated!

Build it Brick-by-BrickRP Lumber Center Entry Rendering

Help build The R.P. Lumber Center by purchasing a brick or paver to be used in a special patio area near the entrance.  The brick donor program can be a great holiday, birthday, or graduation gift!  For as little as $125, you can honor a hockey player, ice skater, or graduating teen by letting them be part of the path that leads to the front doors of this great facility with a 4 x 8 brick engraved with a message just for them.  Go even bigger with our paver options where you can grab attention with your logo and special message.

sample paver

  • 4” x 8” - $125/paver 
    (4 Lines/13 Characters per lsample paver 2ine)
  • 8” x 8” - $550/paver sample brick(6 Lines - 15-17 Characters per line)
  • 12” x 12” - $1,100/paver 
    (6 Lines - 15-17 Characters per line - or company logo)

Memorialize a loved one l Celebrate your family’s name l Honor your club or business
Celebrate a special event l Create a lasting tribute l Show support for your team


Donor Wall Recognition Programdonor wall

Create a Legacy!  There is no better way to invest in the community and support our families than committing to keep investment local. Promote your business, honor your family name, or memorialize a loved one at The R.P. Lumber Center.

Donor Wall Levels

  • FOUNDERS $30,000 +
  • BUILDER $20,000
  • PACESETTERS $10,000
  • PARTNERS $5,000
  • FRIENDS $2,500

CLICK HERE TO GO TO -- Donor Wall Form and Information


Naming Rights Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available for designated areas of The R.P. Lumber Center including the fitness area, locker rooms, concession area, skate rental, lobby and track.  

If you would like to learn more about naming rights associated with TheCENTER, please contact Tom at

  • All donations are tax-deductible*
  • Donations can be made over a three (3) year period.
  • Make a Qualified Charitable Distribution from an IRA *
  • Employer Matching Program 
    * Consult with your tax advisorECF_Logo_Horizontal_Full_Color

The Teen Center Support

The Junior Servdownloadice Club Teen Center's mission is to support our local youth by providing them a safe, supervised, social environment promoting education, health, wellness, and leisure through educational space, leisure space, and educational technology and programming.

The JSC Teen Center will be a place for local teens to gather after school and safely talk, visit, study, and take place in organized activities.  For more information on plans for the space and ways you can help JSC in their individual fundraising efforts, click here.

A Better Place to Play - Have an Impact on the Future of Recreation in Our Community