About the Ice Arena

MISSON

The Ice Arena continues to undergo a spectacular transformation! Its promising future is ensured by a mission that includes the following objectives:

  • To develop and encourage interest in skating as an affordable family recreational activity
  • To create opportunities to learn how to skate and to pursue skating beyond the introductory level
  • To provide a suitable environment for the training and competition of figure skaters and hockey players
  • To enhance economic development & tourism by hosting athletic events, competitions, tournaments, shows and events

HISTORY

Located on the campus of BGSU in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Slater Family Ice Arena has been serving the University and local communities for 51 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.
 

Continue to support ongoing upgrades at the Slater Family Ice Arena by giving back to your local rink.

Ice Arena Renovation Fund: 301800
Ice Arena Fund: 300570

OFFICE STAFF

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Jamie Baringer

  • Position: Assistant Athletic Director of Arena Operations
  • Phone: 419-372-2764
  • Email: jbaring@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Ice Rental & Reservation, Lounge Rental & Reservation  
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Luke-Bodeis

Luke Bodeis

  • Position: Associate Director of Facility Operations
  • Phone: 419-372-7412
  • Email: lbodeis@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Newlove Pro Shop, Concessions, Student Employment, Facility Operations
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Ethan Binger

  • Position: Hockey and BGSU Student Programming Coordinator
  • Phone: 419-372-2164
  • Email: ethanb@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Youth Hockey Programs, Adult Hockey Programs, BGSU Student Programs
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Precious Jackson

  • Position: Ice Arena Graduate Assistant
  • Phone: 419-372-7236
  • Email: prjacks@bgsu.edu

Student Employment, Birthday Parties, Game Operations
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Laura Fischer

  • Position: Assistant Director of Ice Arena Programs
  • Phone: 419-372-8686
  • Email: dunnle@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Birthday Parties, Learn to Skate, Figure Skating Programs
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FALCON HOCKEY ATHLETIC STAFF

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Ty Eigner

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Curtis Carr

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Liam Conway

  • Position: Director of Hockey Operations
  • Phone: 419-372-2086
  • Email: conwayl@bgsu.edu
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Dan Fischer

  • Position: Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine
  • Phone: 419-372-7238
  • Email: dafisch@bgsu.edu
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Stavros Paskaris

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Scott Jess

  • Position: Equipment Manager
  • Phone: 419-372-2864
  • Email: sjess@bgsu.edu

Updated: 09/02/2022 01:56PM