Bird Arena

Welcome to Bird Arena 

The Ohio University, Bird Ice Arena is an indoor ice facility featuring an illuminated 190' by 85' ice surface. Activities include recreational skating, Learn to Play Hockey, Athens Youth Hockey Association, academic classes, intramural broomball, recreational hockey, learn to skate programs, figure skating, birthday parties, and private rentals. The facility is open from late September to March and available to university students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community. Bird Ice Arena is home ice for the four-time ACHA national champions, the ACHA D-1 Ohio University Men's Ice Hockey team.

Bird Arena is committed to improving the quality of life for its students, faculty, staff and their families, as well as quality learning and employment experiences for students interested in careers in Recreation and Sport Management. The departmental programs and facilities complement the academic goals of the university by encouraging physical, emotional and social growth of individuals by developing skills and positive attitudes for leisure through the development of competitive and lifetime activities.


Recreational Skating
Tuesday & Thursday
2:30p-4p & 4:30-6p

After the sweep of Liberty this past weekend, the Bobcats gear-up for the battle against Robert Morris this weekend.  The Friday game will be a $1 hot dog night, so come support the OHIO Bobcats Hockey Team!!  #PackTheBird


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If you have any questions or comments please call the Bird Arena office at 740.593.4676
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