Ice Arena

As of Monday, March 16, 2020
COVID-19 Closure Information

Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s recommendations, Kent State is reducing on-campus operations until further notice. All Recreational Services facilities are closed until further notice which includes the Beverly J. Warren Student Recreation & Wellness Center, the Kent State Ice Arena and the Tri-Rec. In addition, all Recreational Services programs, events and facility rentals are canceled until further notice. For further recreation information or questions, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions webpage link below or contact us via email

If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634), email or go to

Thank you for your patience and understanding

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for something to do while you are at home? 

Checkout our virtual recreation options


General Information

The Ice Arena, built in 1970, is a family-friendly facility serving both the university community and outlying communities. There are two ice surfaces: the Main Rink measuring 200’ X 85’ and the Rec Rink measuring 150’ X 80’. Recreational skating, figure skating, ice hockey, birthday parties, and private rentals are just a few things to consider while at the Ice Arena. The Ice Arena offers a multi-purpose meeting room, skate sharpening, and a full-service snack bar which accepts KSU Flashcards.  The Ice Arena is home to the Kent State ACHA Hockey Team and the Kent State Figure Skating Team. It is also home to six area high school teams, a figure skating club and a youth hockey program. 

Please feel free to browse our website for more detailed programming information or contact the KSU Ice Arena. 

Address: 650 Loop Road, Kent, Ohio 44242
Phone: 330-672-RINK

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