Check the Ice Arena Calendar below for public skating times for specific days.

Ice Arena Calendar

Days and Times

  • Discounted $2 admission and $1 skate rental the first Wednesday of every month
  • Friday evening public skating session begin on September 24
  • Saturday public skating sessions begin on October 23
Tuesdays and Thursdays11:15am-12:15pm
Wednesdays and Fridays*11:15am-12:45pm
Saturdays and Sundays1:30-4:00pm
*No Friday evening sessions on Illini Hockey home games.

Admission and Skates

AdmissionIllinois Students*Free with valid i-card
AdmissionCampus Rec MembersFree with valid i-card
AdmissionAges 3 and underFree
AdmissionAges 4 and above$6
Skate RentalAll patrons$3
Skate sharpeningGeneral$5 ($10 for same-day service)
same-day service not guaranteed
Skate sharpeningNew or custom skates$10
same-day service not guaranteed
*students who have been assessed the Student Service fee



Punch card for 10 public skating sessions.

  • Youth & Adult without skate rental – $45
  • Youth & Adult with skate rental – $70


Good for up to 4 family members.

  • $30 including skate rental
  • $5 per each additional family member

Group Rate

Rates for groups starting at parties of 8 or more including skate rental:

  • Small Groups (8-20): $6 each
    Can be purchased in advance or at the door.
  • Large Groups (21 or more): $5 each
    A $50 deposit is required 24 hours in advance.

Party Packages

Have your party on the ice. View our Party Packages and reserve your party today!

  • Ice Skating Party
  • Illini Hockey Party

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