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.

Goggin Admission Guidelines

Let's Keep Miami Healthy - Please follow these guidelines
Masks are required for those who are unvaccinated. Masks are encouraged for all others when 6' of distance can't be maintained.

Miami University and Goggin Ice Center is a ‘Cashless Campus.’

General Session Dates and Times
Day Time(s) 2021-2022


Noon Skates

 12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

Healthy Miami Skates

October 15, 2021 - April 22, 2022

FREE admission; $3.50 skate rental available


October 16, 2021 - March 19, 2022



October 16 - December 5, 2021;

January 30-March 13, 2022;

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

Sundays 3:00-5:00pm

October 17, 2021 - March 20, 2022

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

Additional Admission Costs:

  • Skate Aid: $4.00 (may not be available due to COVID guidelines)
  • Coin locker: $0.50

Special Ice Skating Sessions

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

Cost: Free admission; $3.50 skate rental available.


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, give the Goggin Ice Center a call today at 513-529-9800.