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Bird Ice Arena

Bird Arena is closed for the season. We'll see you back on the ice in Fall 2022!

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. 

Effective March 1, masks are no longer required in most non-classroom public spaces on OHIO campuses located in counties with low or medium COVID-19 community levels. In accordance with CDC guidance, masks are required in all indoor public places in counties with a high COVID-19 community level. Anyone is welcome to wear a mask to protect themselves and others from disease transmission.

What to Expect When Visiting Bird Arena