Opened in September 2004. Construction lasted less than two years. It became the first indoor skating rink with a 400 metre (1,312 feet) ice track in Russia. The total area of the ice field is 10,409.5 square metres (112,047 square feet).
It has hosted World Championships and World Cup Speed Skating Championships, World Hockey Championship 2010, World Short Track Championship 2015, two Tennis Federation Cup matches, including the 2004 finals, in which the Russian team led by Shamil Tarpishchev won this honorable trophy for the first time. Various entertainment, public and corporate events are also being held there.
On weekends and national holidays, open skating sessions are offered to the public.