The Ice Arena will be CLOSED through Spring 2021

Times subject to change. Please check online calendar for updates.

Public Skates

  • Monday-Friday: 11:15 am-12:45 pm
  • Wednesday: 7:30-9:30 pm
    First Wednesday of every month: $2 admission and $1 skate rental
  • Friday: 7:30-9:30 pm
    No Friday evening sessions on Illini Hockey home weekends. See schedule.
  • Saturday: 1:30-4 pm
    Saturday public skates do not begin until October 26.
  • Sunday: 1:30-4 pm


Public Skate General Admission & Skate Rental


Admission does not include skate rental.

  • UI students: FREE
    (with valid i-card)
    Students who have been assessed the student service fee.
  • Campus Rec members: FREE
    (with valid i-card)
  • Ages 4 and above: $6
  • Ages 3 and under: FREE

Skate rental

  • $3

Skate Sharpening

  • General: $5 (same day: $10)
    Same day service not guaranteed.
  • New or custom skates: $10

Public Skate Passes

Individual Pass

Punch card for 10 public skating sessions:

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

Family Pass

$25 – Good for up to 4 family members, including skate rental. Additional family members – $5 each.

Group Rate

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

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

Party Packages

Have your party on the ice.

  • Ice Skating Party
  • Illini Hockey Party

View our Party Packages and reserve your party today!