Ice Arena Rentals

The Ice Arena is currently open for scheduled reservations.

Call 330-672-1138 to book your reservation.

Arena Ice Rentals

We are currently not offering any Arena Ice dates at this time.

Private Ice Rentals

Rink Rentals

The Kent State Ice Arena offers private rentals for groups of patrons who do not wish to host an event during a designated public session. Whether you’re a team coach wanting some extra practice time or an event organizer looking for an alternative to the traditional company outing, holiday party or school field trip, a private rental is the right option for you

Main Rink: $260/hr (includes skating admission)
Rec Rink: $220/hr (includes skating admission)

  • A minimum of one hour is required. Additional time may be purchased in 15 minute increments as the schedule allows.
  • Availability is dependent on current Ice Arena programs and hockey schedules.
  • Locker rooms are available upon request
  • Additional $3 per skate rental (paid per patron or tallied for party organizer to pay at the close of the party)

Private Party Special

Looking for a great event for your school or organization?  Book your private skating party with us in November or March which includes:

  • 90 minutes of exclusive ice time
  • $8 per person (includes admission and skate rental)
  • Minimum of 30 people required
  • Food service available for additional cost

To book your reservation, call Bill Switaj at 330-672-0780 or email at wswitaj@kent.edu

Ice Arena Birthday Parties

We are currently not accepting reservations for birthday parties at this time.

The Ice Arena is a very popular place to hold parties. We offer rentals of a private party room, lobby tables and group rates. Birthday parties are held during our public skating sessions, which are typically two hours in length. Pizza is delivered after the first hour of the public session. You may bring your own birthday cake and ice cream; however, any other outside food is prohibited. Plates, napkins, cups and plastic utensils are available at no extra charge.

Party Room Package

Fee: $216  

Full payment due at time of booking. Located in the front of the Ice Arena, the party room is ideal for celebrations during the public skating sessions. It offers over 300 square feet of private space, but parents and guardians maintain views through the wall-to-wall windows.

  • The party room is available 30 minutes before and after a public session.
  • The room has five 8-foot tables and 20 chairs.
  • Balloons, table cloths and streamers are welcome.  
  • Please no confetti or glitter.

Rental includes:

  • 3 hours exclusive use of Party Room
  • Admissions and skate rental during a public skating session for up to 14 skaters
  • Four pitchers of soda
  • Three large, one-topping pizzas

Additional options:

  • Additional fee of $6/person for everyone over the initial 14 participants plus an additional $3/person for skate rentals.
  • Parties may also choose just to reserve a table in the lobby. 
  • Regardless of size, there is no deposit required and the party pays the group rates for admission and skate rental. 
  • Soda $3/pitcher 
  • Pizza $14/large, one-topping

Lobby Table Rentals

For smaller parties, lobby table rentals may be the best choice. Regardless of party size, there is no deposit required.

Pricing is structured as follows and paid at the close of the party:

  • $7 per skater
  • $3 per skate rental
  • $4 per pitcher of soda
  • $8 pot of hot chocolate/coffee 
  • $14 per large, one-topping pizza

* Tables are available at the start of the public session.

Public Skating Group Rate

We are not offering any public skating sessions at this time.

Recreational Services offers discounted guest fees for groups with a minimum of 10 people wishing to skate at the Ice Arena. Patrons may pay individually or numbers may be tallied throughout the session and paid by a single individual at the close of the session (determined at the time of reservation.)  Please call 330-672-RINK to schedule.

  • $7 per person for admission
  • $3 per person for skate rental
  • 5 days advance notice required