The Kaliseum is proud to offer a variety of events throughout the year.  We are frequently updating our event calendar, so check back often!  

See you at the Kaliseum!


Saturday Dec 13 2018, 5p-7pm

Santa will be in the building from 5:00pm-7:00pm, he will be reading some Christmas stories, playing some music, and visiting with everyone there. We will have some crafts available for kids to take home, and will finish the night with moonlight skate which starts at 7:00pm. Food will be available as well (regular rates apply). Call 231-258-5913 if you have any questions


Every Tuesday  6-7 pm

The Kaliseum is proud to offer Yoga classes every Tuesday at 6 pm.  Haleigh Dunn is our amazing instructor. These classes are included in Kaliseum memberships.  $10 per session for non-members.  All levels of practice are welcome.  Please bring your mats and blocks.  Sign up through our SCHEDULE page to reserve your space!



Earn a FREE 30-day membership!  If you enjoy using the Kaliseum, so will your friends.  Fill them in on all our amazing amenities, like the new gym, the cross-training gym, fitness classes, pools, ice rink and roller skating rink, pickleball and member events.  We even have boxing classes!  When they sign up for an annual membership and give you credit as their referral source, you receive one free month tacked on to your existing membership.  It doesn't get any easier than that!

The Small Print:  Wellness Program members are not eligible to receive referral benefits, nor are employees of the Kaliseum or family members of employees of the Kaliseum who are included in employee memberships.  The newly referred members must purchase an annual memberships for the referral to be valid.  Only 1 referring member can receive a reward per referral.  If more than one member refers the same person, the reward will be granted to the member who first claims the referral or who the referred member lists as the referring member on the referral card.  The referral reward must be claimed within 30 days of the referred member joining.  Referral rewards are not redeemable for cash and are non-transferable.  No returns or exchanges will be granted.  Promotion may end at any time without notice.



Once a month starting Sat 10.20.2018 @ 7-8.30pm

$5.00 for kids, $7 Adults, $2.00 skates rental


October 7 2018, 3:00-4:00 pm

Boys and girls age 4-12 are invited to try youth hockey for free!  No previous skating experience is necessary.  Equipment and skates will be available to borrow.  Our top coaches and older players will be on the ice to help and answer questions.

Stay from 4-5:30 for our FREE community open skate!  Music, laser show, Kafe snacks available.



June 4-Sept 14 2018

The Kaliseum Art Project seeks to enhance our facility with artwork submitted by local artists.  Painters, photographers and sculptors of any age are invited to create original wall art to be curated throughout the Kaliseum.  These pieces should be inspired by RUGG POND in Kalkaska County, in an effort to promote the natural beauty of our community.

Artwork will be displayed at the Kaliseum for 1 year, at which time artists may choose to permanently donate or retrieve their work.  A Community Choice Gala will be held September 19.  Favorite pieces will be voted upon by the community.

Please note:  we are a family-friendly facility.  Explicit or vulgar artwork will not be accepted.


October 7, 4-5:30 pm

The Kaliseum is hosting a FREE Open Skate for the community!  Help us kick-off the 2018 ice season with free skating, music and laser show for all ages.  New:  Ice Skating TRAINERS, for those unsteady on their skates!  Enjoy snacks at the Kaliseum Kafe and $2 skate rentals.  Come party on the ice at the Kaliseum!


Saturdays, July 14, July 28 and August 25, 2018

Small Town Outlaws Roller Derby is an action-packed event!  Fans of all ages gather to cheer on their Outlaws.  Try some goodies from the Kaliseum Kafe, including ice cold beer!  Tickets are FREE for kids 10 and under, $10 for Kaliseum members and $12 for the public.  Game times are 6:00pm, with double headers starting at 4:00pm


Through July 31, 2018

The Corporate Wellness Program is here! It's an opportunity for businesses to promote health and well-being for staff. By partnering with the program, company employees are eligible for discounts on annual memberships for individuals, families, students and seniors.  Enjoy all that the Kaliseum has to offer!

Why participate in a Wellness Program? Healthier employees are more productive, have better morale and have decreased absenteeism due to illness. Plus it's just fun! If you are interested, please contact us through the form above so we can provide you or your company with detailed information. Signup runs until July 31, 2018 (Corporate Wellness Program annual memberships expire June 30, 2019).


July 25, 2018 2:30-3:30 pm

Join Cinderella for a tea party! Dress up like your favorite princess (optional), meet Cinderella and take pictures.  Enjoy cookies, cakes, tea and more.  There is no charge for this event, all children are welcome!  Stay for the Royal Pool Party 3:30-5:30 (Regular Open Swim rates apply).


July 28, 2018 7-9 pm

Beer, brats, bonfire and music on the lawn of the Kaliseum.  All are welcome!  Reserved bike parking.  Stick around for Roller Derby or head over to Motors and Mayhem, both starting at 6.



June 27, 2018

ALOHA!  Swimming, music, limbo, ping pong and more!  Come to our Luau Pool Party Open Swim (bring your towels!).  This event is included in your Kaliseum membership!  Public is welcome, standard open swim rates apply (kids $4, adults $5, family pass $12).


June 27, 2018

New to the sport or looking to imrove your game?  Join certified pickleball instructor Carolyn Ebbinghaus of Pickleball Outfitters as she teaches a fun Skills and Drills class at the Kaliseum!  $10 per person.  Open to the public.  Please register here.  This is a special event and is not included in Kaliseum Memberships.  If you are interested in a pickleball class but are unable to attend this event, email the event coordinator through the form at the top of the page, and we can schedule more classes in the future!


Wednesday June 20, 2018

Ready for a show stopping, heart pounding family adventure?  Circus Pages has the finest international circus acts and performers.  Their animals star in the circus ring and include elephants, rare white lions and tigers, camels, acrobatic dogs, liberty ponies and horses.  These highlight the fabulous aerial, juggling and clown acts to round out this spectacular show.  FREE tickets for kids, $16 tickets for  age 14+.  Showtimes at 4:30 and 7:30 pm.


June 19, 2018

Work0ut while your kids (ages 2-6) attend a fun fitness class!  Everyone's favorite instructor Nickey Torrey leads this special class in our new Kids Korner.  Register here (required), $10 per child.  Space is limited to 12 children (adult must be onsite at the Kaliseum).  Adults using facilities must have a valid membership or are welcome to purchase a day pass.  Please note that kids classes are special events and are not included in Kaliseum memberships.


Thursday June 14, 2018

Join us as the Kaliseum hosts a networking event for the community!  Mingle with friends and coworkers, connect with other business people and explore all the Kaliseum has to offer!  Appetizers and refreshments from the Kaliseum Kafe will be available.  This event is free with your Kaliseum membership, or only $5 for the public.


June 2, 2018

Tour the new boxing gym!  Meet owners Bill and Robbin Bustance.  Trigger Boxing offers group classes, competitive boxing and private training.  Or build your own class!  Get a group of friends together and call (231) 933-7050 to schedule your session.


May 22, 2018

Come work out while your kids ages 2-6 attend a fun fitness class!  Everybody's favorite fitness instructor Nickey Torrey leads this special class in our new Kids Korner.   Register at  $10 per child.  Kids Classes are special events and are not included in memberships.  Space is limited to 12 children (adults must be onsite in Kaliseum).  Adults choosing to use the facilities must have valid membership or purchase a day pass.


May 23, 2018

Join us at Open Swim from 3:30 to 5:30!  Meet local health care providers from Community Mental Health, Kids Creek Children's Clinic and Kalkaska Memorial Health Center!  Enter to win raffles and prizes!  Regular Open Swim rates apply.  Participants are not required to swim.


Every Wednesday 4.30pm

Ages 8-14 are welcome to train with Mr. Allan Arbib, black belt certified instructor. All levels, ranks and styles...beginners welcome! Parents are welcome to observe, or workout in the gym (regular facility fees apply). This is a non-combative, family-friendly event. Each class capacity is limited to 12 students. $5.00 drop-in fee. FREE to Kaliseum Family Memberships