Ice Arena Facility Rental


Please read the instructions below before submitting any rental requests.

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)

RSOs must adhere to the Event Registration processes outlined by Student Engagement on the Event Registration page before their request is considered by Campus Recreation.

Illinois Units & Community Groups

The following instructions apply to campus departments and community organizations only. Submit all rental requests at least 2 weeks in advance of the request date(s) to be considered.

1. Review Guidelines

Be sure to read over the general facility rental guidelines before reaching out our reservations team.

2. Fill out the Form

Download and fill out the Rental Request Form (pdf).

3. Submit Request

You can physically turn in a printed Rental Request to the ARC or Ice Arena, or email the completed form to, or mail it to:

Campus Recreation Facility Reservations, MC 556
201 E. Peabody
Champaign, IL 61820

Rental Rates


Private Time on the Ice

Rates vary for student groups, university agencies/departments and community - base rates are in the table below.


Group Rate per Hour
RSOs/Members $100
UI Departments $155
Local Schools $155

Public Group or Non-Members

(during prime time)


Please Note: The Ice Arena facility rental fee does not include the following: broomball equipment rental, skate rental, or private party fee for additional staff depending on number of skaters.

Skating Option Staff Charges

In addition to the rental rates above, groups will be charged the following fees if they choose the skating option. 

Number of Skaters Rate per Hour
<20 $20
21-30 $40
31-50 $60
51-75 $80
76-99 $100
100+ $120

Please Note: Skate rentals are $3 per person.  Please inquire for group rates. 

Broomball Option

Groups who choose the broomball option will be charged the base rate for private time on the ice, plus a $25 equipment fee.

Any Questions?

Please contact the Assistant Director of the Ice Arena, Bill Zeman (, with any questions.