Public Ice Skating

Public Ice Skating

Gather your friends and family and head to the Goggin Ice Center for a public skating session! Great fun for all ages and experience levels and a perfect addition to a heart healthy lifestyle. Figure or hockey skates may be worn and both are available for rent in infant size 6 to adult 14. Check our calendar then mark yours to come out and enjoy an ice skating experience you won’t forget. Skate Aids are available for kids ages 9 and under. Our aids are designed to encourage proper skate motion and safety for our new skaters. Free Wi-Fi available.

Public Skating Rules

  • You must have skates on to be on the ice
  • Skaters 5 & under are required to wear a helmet and is suggested for all new skaters (bike helmets are perfect)
  • Children may not be carried on the ice – Strollers are not permitted on the ice
  • No jumping is allowed during public skating sessions
  • Skaters 14 & under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Goggin Ice Center and Miami University is a smoke-free campus.

General Sessions

NOTEDue to the ongoing COVID protocols, public skating sessions are subject to Miami University and State of Ohio guidelines. Contact the rink to ensure session dates/times.

General Session Dates and Times
Day Time(s) 2020-2021


Noon Skates








Moonlight Skates



Sundays TBD
Admission Costs
Admission Type Price
Miami Student with ID $5.75
High School & Younger $8.00
All Others $9.25

Additional Admission Costs:

  • Skate Rental: $3.50
  • Skate Aid: $4.00
  • Coin locker: $0.50

Special Ice Skating Sessions

Friday Noon Skate:  TBD

Cost: $5, including skate rental!

Perfect lunch break, home schooling or parent/tot activity!

Fitness for Life – as part of Healthy Miami, benefit eligible faculty/staff may skate for free. Grab your office mates and get in a fun workout!

Saturday Moonlight Skates:  TBD

This 18 + over skate offers FREE admission to Miami Students with ID. Great date night option and a perfect addition to an evening of fun, following a Varsity Ice Hockey game or after completing that academic group project #StressReliever.


Monthly themed KidsSkates are family friendly events with fun, games and prizes offering a discounted admission of $7.50 with FREE skate rental. Check the event calendar for special session dates and times.

Group Rate

Special pricing for all public skating sessions is available for groups of 15 or more. Discounted admission is $7.50 per skater. Groups are asked to arrive together and check in :30 minutes before session start time to ensure admission. Groups must schedule in advance at 513-529-9800. Skate rental is available for $3.50 each.

Private Locker Room Rental

Need a room for your group’s special event during public sessions? Rooms accommodate up to 25 and a table is provided for your set-ups. Contact the rink for pricing and availability.

School Groups

The Goggin offers a great way to incorporate ice activities into your Physical Education curriculum. Broomball or Ice Skating is the perfect group activity… give us a call to help plan your next outing.

Birthday Packages

Be the coolest parent around and schedule your child’s party during the Saturday or Sunday afternoon public sessions. Schedule early as these fill quickly! Visit the birthday parties page for additional information!

Contact the Goggin at 513-529-9800 for further details and to make your reservation TODAY!

Contact Information

If you are interested in reserving the ice or a meeting space for your next event or want information on booking a birthday party during a public skating session, give the Goggin Ice Center a call today at 513-529-9800.