Ice Arena Rentals & Parties

Please contact Jim Underwood, Associate Director, Ice Arena with questions at 330-672-1138 or email.

Private Ice Rental

Rink Rental

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: $265/hr

  • 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 charged to party organizer).
Birthday Party Room

The party room, which offers over 300 square feet of private space, is ideal for birthday party celebrations during the public skating sessions.


  • $250
  • Non-refundable deposit of $100 is due at the time of reservation.
  • Full payment is due prior to reservation.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
  • Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.  All reservations that provide less than two weeks’ notice will be charged a $15 late fee (with exceptions).

Reservation Includes

  • Party Room rental
  • Skating admission for up to 10 skaters
  • Two large one-topping pizzas
  • 10 boxes of popcorn
  • 24, canned sodas (12oz), variety (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper)
  • Pitchers of water (unlimited)
  • Additional skating admissions and food are available for additional fees (see a-la-carte pricing)

A-La-Carte Pricing

  • Public skating admission - $8 each
  • Large, one topping pizza - TBD
  • Can of soda, 12oz - $1 each
  • Box of popcorn - $1 each


  • The room is available 30 minutes prior to and 30 minutes after the public skating session.
  • The room has 8-foot tables and chairs. Specific amount to be determined.
  • Additional skaters, food, or beverage incurred throughout the party will be paid at the end of the public skating session.
  • Outside food is prohibited.
  • Bring your own decorations, cake, ice cream, and candles.
    • Balloons, tablecloths, signs, and streamers are welcome.
    • No confetti or glitter.
    • No personal tape, please ask an employee for tape
    • Cooler and freezer on site for storage
  • Paper products (cups, plates, napkins) and cutlery are provided.
  • One chaperone is required for every 10 participants under 18 years of age.

To book your reservation, please email