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Fall 2014 Public Skates

Normal Sessions

  • Wednesday: 7:30-9:30 pm
  • Friday: 7:30-9:30 pm *
  • Saturday / Sunday: 1:30-4 pm
    Note: Saturday public skates will start on October 4; No public skate on February 14, March 20-29, April 5 and May 2.

* No Friday evening public skate sessions during Illini Hockey home weekends. Visit www.illinihockey.com for hockey schedule.

Lunch Time Skates

(while University classes are in session)

  • Monday-Friday: 11:15 am-12:45 pm
  • Friday: Cheap Skates from Noon-12:50pm
    $2 admission and $1 skate rental

Cheap Skates


  • First Wednesday night of every month.
    $2 admission and $1 skate rental

Special Events


  • Turkey Skates – Friday, November 28 from 11:30am-2pm
    and 7:30-9:30pm
  • Extra Public Session - Saturday Nov. 29 7:30-9:30pm
  • Land of Lincoln Speedskating - February 14 - 15

Online Calendar

Check the online calendar for updated skating opportunities at the Ice Arena.

 

Winter Break 2015

December 20-January 19

  • Extended Lunch Skates 11:30am-2pm: Dec. 22-23, 29-31; Jan. 5
  • Afternoon Public Skates 1:30-4pm: Dec. 26-28; Jan. 2-4, 10-11
  • Evening Sessions 7:30-9:30pm: Dec. 26-27; Jan. 2, 3, 7, 9, 14

    Cheap Skate: Wednesday, Jan. 7 from 7:30-9:30pm
    $2 public admission; $1 skate rental

Regular Weekday Lunch Skates resume January 6: M-F
*from 11:15am-12:45pm
*note Fridays return to a Cheap Lunch Skate starting at Noon on January 23

Martin Luther King Jr. Skate: Monday, January 19 from 1:30-4pm
No Public Skates on Sat/Sun January 17-18 due to the Youth Hockey Tournament

Check the online calendar for DROP-IN HOCKEY opportunities and figure skating FREESTYLE sessions
To be added to hockey or skating interest lists, e-mail ui-icearena@illinois.edu

Winter Learn-To-Skate sessions: Thursday evenings from Jan. 15-Feb. 5
Registration begins Wednesday, December 3 for members; Monday, December 8 for non-members/community. Registration information is available at campusrec.illinois.edu/skating.

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