Rentals & Reservations

The Main Ice, Multi-Purpose Ice, and Lounge are all available to the BGSU and Public communities to rent for a wide variety of activities such as: hockey and figure skating practices, instructional clinics, tournaments and games, social outings for organizations, families and groups, broomball, and events including meetings, parties, and receptions.  The descriptions below detail the available accommodations and costs associated with the various facilities in the Ice Arena.

Rentals are open to all including BGSU students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

To learn more or request a rental please look below for the facility contact or submit an online request through the form to the right.

Please note, once a request is submitted online, the date and time remains a request until contacted and confirmed or denied by an Ice Arena staff member.  Submitting an online request does not guarantee or confirm the ice or lounge time.

Description: The Main Ice at the Slater Family Ice Arena can be rented for a wide range of events and functions involving hockey, figure skating, broomball, or general recreational skating.

Size: 85’ x 200’

Capacity:

  • Seating capacity: 4, 600
  • Standing capacity: 400
  • Overall capacity: 5,000

Cost:

  • Public Rate: $219.00/hour
  • BGSU Affiliate Rate: $172.00/hour
    • The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

Contact:
Jamie Baringer
419-372-2764
jbaring@bgsu.edu

Request Process:

  1. Contact Jamie directly
  2. Place an online request

Requests are not guaranteed or confirmed until an Ice Arena staff member confirms or denies the request.

Description: The Multi Purpose ice is a unique space at the Slater Family Ice Arena that can be used for activities such as hockey, figure skating, public skating, and broomball.  Corporate events, family outings, and organizational parties in conjunction with the Lounge are very popular.

Size: 57’ x 150’

Capacity:

  • Standing room only

Cost:

  • Public Rate: $136.00/hour
  • BGSU Affiliate Rate: $102.00/hour
    • The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

Contact:
Jamie Baringer
419-372-2764
jbaring@bgsu.edu

Request Process:

  1. Contact Jamie directly
  2. Place an online request

Requests are not guaranteed or confirmed until an Ice Arena staff member confirms or denies the request.

Description: The Ice Arena Lounge is large enough to accommodate up to 125 people, yet can maintain a "living room" atmosphere for smaller functions.  It is an excellent venue for academic seminars, retirement parties, business meetings, a variety of social events and even wedding receptions.  Catering and alcoholic beverage options are available.  Please request at the time of booking so the appropriate arrangements can be made.  Candles are not permitted.

Size: 2,800 Sq Ft

Capacity:

  • 86 seated banquet style
  • 100 cocktail

Cost:

  • Public Rate: $75.00/hour
  • BGSU Affiliate Rate: $40.00/hour
    • The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

Contact:
Michael McPhillips
419-372-7412
mmcphil@bgsu.edu

Request Process:

  1. Contact Michael directly
  2. Place an online request

Requests are not guaranteed or confirmed until an Ice Arena staff member confirms or denies the request.