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. 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.

 

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General Session Dates and Times
Day Time(s) 2022-2023 Closed

Fridays

Noon Skate

12:10-1:10pm

October 14, 2022 - April 21, 2023

$5 w/free skate rental

11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 1/20

Fridays

8:15pm-9:15pm

October 14, 2022 - March 17, 2023

11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 1/20

Saturdays

3:15-5:15pm

October 15, 2022 - March 19, 2023

12/24, 12/31

Saturdays

Moonlight Skate

9:30-11:00pm

January 28-March 11, 2023;

18 & over; FREE w/Miami student ID; skate rental available

 12/24, 12/31

Sundays 3:15-5:15pm

October 16, 2022 - March 19, 2023

12/25, 1/1

 

Admission Costs
Admission Type Price
Miami Student with ID $5.75
High School & Younger $8.00
All Others $9.25
Friday Noon Skate $5 with free skate rental
Holiday Ice Skating $7.50 with free skate rental

Additional Admission Costs:

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

Holiday Ice Skating

 

Holiday Skates
Day Time Date Closed

Martin Luther King, Jr Day

3:15-5:00pm

January 16

Thanksgiving Weekend

3:15-5:00pm

November 23-November 27

11/24

Winter Holiday Break

 3:15-5:00pm

December 21-January 3

12/23, 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, 1/1

Special Skates
Day Time Date

Halloween Skate

3:15-5:15pm

October 29 

Skate with Santa

3:15-5:15pm

December 17

Celebrate National Skating Month

 3:15-5:15pm

January 7

Valentine's Skate

3:15-5:15pm

 February 11

Shamrock Skate

3:15-5:15pm

 March 11

Friday 'Healthy Miami' Noon Skate:  12:10 - 1:10pm

Cost: Free admission with Miami University ID; $3.50 skate rental available.

KidsSkate 

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!

Moonlight Skate

Miami Student skates on Saturday nights, 9:30-11:00 pm offer free admission with MU Student ID; Skate rental is available for $3.50 per person.
Special Theme Skates are offered throughout the year such as Zombie Skate, SuperHero, Ugly Sweater, and many others. Goggin' Moonlight Skates are a great friend zone and date night option following a Varsity Hockey game as well!

Contact Information

If you are interested in reserving the ice or a meeting space for your next event, please submit a FacilitySchedules/Availability Request.