Ohio University

Bird Ice Arena

  • Bird Ice Arena programming, special events, and rentals will continue to be postponed through the 2020-2021 season- Including: Freestyle & Lessons, Drop In Hockey, and the Bird Arena Hockey League (BAHL). Student Rec Skate information can be found on the Skating Programs page. Bird Arena will not accept any rentals or reservations this season.



Due to COVID-19, there will be no tickets sold for in-person attendance at D1 OHIO Hockey games and fans will not be permitted inside Bird Arena.

To keep up with the Bobcats and to watch games live from the safety of your own home, check out the Stretch Live Online Broadcast.

What to Expect When Visiting Bird Arena 

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. 

Rinkside concessions are available during select events, including hockey games, ice skating events and programs. View the menu.



To purchase OHIO Hockey apparel online, visit The Bobcat Depot