Children’s Health has received the naming rights for the seven StarCenters located in Farmers Branch, Euless, Mansfield, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and Valley Ranch. Formerly known as the Dr. Pepper StarCenter, the 80,000 sq ft facility originated in 2004 and received renovations in 2018 that is now over 95,000 sq ft. This location became the official home for the Dallas Stars Alumni Center and the Texas Hockey History Center. Fans and the community should expect to see an installation of Children’s Health signage on the outside of the building and new in-ice logo designs.
The Dallas Stars also announced the Children’s Health Champion Kid initiative that gives patients a VIP experience including tickets to a home game, merchandise, and a meet and greet with players. The agreement designates Children’s Health as the Official Pediatric and Pediatric Orthopedic Care Provider of the Dallas Stars.
“Since the Stars moved to the Lone Star State in 1993, the organization has made it a priority to promote a lifestyle of health and well-being through the game of hockey,” stated Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites. “Choosing Children’s Health for the naming rights for the StarCenter system will align our brand to promote youth health, wellness and active lifestyles. Through the agreement, the Stars will have the opportunity to give back to the community by providing Children’s Health patients and their families with one-of-a-kind experiences, and help showcase the impact Children’s Health makes on the lives of their patients.”
The NHL Press Release statement was posted on January 18, 2019 and notes that the Dallas Stars are among the first teams in the league to form agreements with communities to create public skating facilities.
The Children’s Health StarCenter in Farmers Branch is located at 12700 N. Stemmons Freeway and directly across from the Green Line DART Station. For more information about the ice rink schedule, games, parties, or special events, please call 972-300-4180.