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Bird Ice Arena

Bird Ice Arena is closed for the summer. We will reopen in September 2021.

Masks are required for all students, members and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must be worn during all activity. 

See the Presidential Health Directives for more details on OHIO’s masking policy. Employees, students, and visitors who are unable to wear a face covering due to a disability may request reasonable accommodations through the Office for University Accessibility.




What to Expect When Visiting Bird Arena 

Bird Arena is a cashless operating facility. Please be prepared to pay with credit/debit. 

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