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.

Contact Jamie Baringer, Associate Athletic Director for Arena Operations for all rental reservation requests.

419-372-2764 | jbaring@bgsu.edu

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: $221.00/hour
  • BGSU Affiliate Rate: $176.00/hour
    • The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

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: $139.00/hour
  • BGSU Affiliate Rate: $105.00/hour
    • The BGSU Affiliate rate is for current student/faculty/staff groups or organizations, hosting an official BGSU function.

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.