Ice Skating

Ice Arena Calendar


  • Check the Ice Arena Calendar below for public skating dates and times
  • Public Skate, Lunch Skate, and Extended Lunch Skate are open to students, faculty/staff, and the public
  • Discounted $6 admission and $3 skate rental the first Wednesday of every month
  • No Friday evening sessions on Illini Hockey home games




Membership Type Cost
Illinois Students* Free with valid i-card
Campus Rec Members Free with valid i-card
Ages 3 and under Free
Ages 4 and above $6

*students who have been assessed the Student Service fee

Group Rates


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.

Group reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance of the requested date. Ice time will not be guaranteed to requests submitted without 2 weeks' notice. Review the Ice Arena Calendar and choose a scheduled Public Skate time for your group reservation.

Public Skate Group Reservation Form

Ice Skates


Skate rental is $3 for all patrons.

Skate Sharpening

Type of Skates Cost
Used or standard skates $5 ($10 for same-day service)
same-day service not guaranteed
New or custom skates $10
same-day service not guarantee



As of Fall 2024, we will no longer be selling public skate punch cards. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the Ice Arena email.


Good for up to 4 family members.

  • $30 including skate rental
  • $5 per each additional family member

Party Packages

Have your party on the ice. View our Party Packages and reserve your party today!

Hockey and Freestyle


Learn More

Campus Recreation's Ice Arena is the only ice rink in the Champaign-Urbana area. Explore other ways to spend time on the ice!