Welcome to the Slater Family Ice Arena!  

Located on the campus of BGSU in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Slater Family Ice Arena has been serving the University and local communities for 52 years since our grand opening in February of 1967. The BGSU Ice Arena was named Slater Family Ice Arena in 2017 in honor of a transformative gift from Scott Slater and his family that was designed to advance the future of the facility.

The 50-year legacy of Bowling Green’s beloved Ice Arena lives on as we begin the next 50 years of excellence and service to the community.

We are home to the NCAA Division I Falcon Hockey team, which is a member of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). We’re also home to multiple high school hockey teams, the Bowling Green Skating Club and the Bowling Green Youth Hockey Association. There is a variety of highly popular programs offered here, including Public Skate, Learn to Skate lessons, Youth Hockey, Figure Skating and Adult Hockey. Come visit the Slater Family Ice Arena for one of our exciting programs, or one of the special events we host throughout the year!


Fall Programs 2019

Fall Programs 2019

September 7 | Fall Programming begins the weekend of September 7-8 and will consist of Learn to Skate, Hockey School, and Figure Skating classes.
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2019 Ice Breaker Tournament

2019 Ice Breaker Tournament

October 11-12 |  The Huntington Center and Bowling Green State University, in conjunction with the Hockey Commissioners Association and College Hockey Inc., have been chosen to host the 2019 Ice Breaker Tournament. One of the premier NCAA Division I ice hockey tournaments in the nation, the event will be hosted at the Huntington Center Oct. 11-12. Western Michigan will face Ohio State on Friday, Oct. 11 at 5 pm, followed by Bowling Green vs. RIT at 8 pm. Winners will be paired up for the second day of competition, as will the losing teams. The first game of Saturday play will begin at 5 pm, with Bowling Green playing its opponent at 8 pm. Ticket Information


Fall Programs

Summer programs begin Sept. 7 - Oct. 17.  Learn about what classes are offered or sign up now!


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