The University of Illinois Ice Arena offers a variety of skating opportunities for the campus and surrounding communities.

Cool Off on the Ice

In addition to instructional ice skating programs, such as Learn to Skate, and public skating sessions, the arena supports intramural sports leagues and club activities including Illini Hockey. The arena was also home to the World and Olympic speed skating champion Bonnie Blair. Questions about the Ice Arena can be directed to, while questions about the Learn to Skate program can be directed to

Ice Arena Calendar


Bring your friends and family to the Ice Arena for holiday-themed skating events and shows.

Spooky SkateSunday, October 31
Fall ExhibitionSaturday, November 13
Turkey SkateFriday, November 26
Moonlight SkatesSaturday, December 11 – Sunday, December 12

More Opportunities on the Ice

Ice Skating Clubs