Public Skating

Public Skating

The Ice Arena is closed for the Summer, May 13 – August 20. Refer to the Hours of Operation page for more information.


  • Check the Ice Arena Calendar below for public skating dates and times
  • Discounted $2 admission and $1 skate rental the first Wednesday of every month
  • No Friday evening sessions on Illini Hockey home games


Illinois Students*Free with valid i-card
Campus Rec MembersFree with valid i-card
Ages 3 and underFree
Ages 4 and above$6
*students who have been assessed the Student Service fee

Skate Rental

All patrons$3

Skate Sharpening

Used or standard skates$5 ($10 for same-day service)
same-day service not guaranteed
New or custom skates$10
same-day service not guaranteed



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!

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