Something for Everyone

Ice Arena Information
  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (June – August &
    during public skating sessions)
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Public Session

photo of Fred Rust Ice Arena

Public skating sessions provide everyone with the opportunity to enjoy the sport of ice skating. Special promotions throughout the year will make the public sessions even more enjoyable for your family and friends.

Zamboni Class April 19, 2020 SOLD OUT

Ever want to learn how to drive the Zamboni, now is your chance. Zamboni 101 will take place at the Fred Rust Ice Arena on Sunday, April 19, 2020 from 2pm-5pm. All participants will have one hour of class time and then will be able to take two laps driving the Zamboni. All participants will receive "I Drove the Zamboni at the University of Delaware" T-Shirt upon completion of class and driving time. Must register in advance and be 18 years old or older and have a valid driver's license.


Birthday Parties

Are you interested in celebrating your birthday at the Ice Arena? To book table space for your birthday party, call (302) 831-2868. When you call to make your reservation you will need to provide your name, the approximate number in your party, and the date and time for the session you would like to reserve. Table space is limited, so don’t wait to make your reservation.

Admission & Skate Rental Fees

Admission Price Skate Rental
Adults (age 7 to adult) $8 per skater $4 per pair
Children (age 6 & younger) $5 per skater $4 per pair
Group Rate Admission
  (groups of 10 or more)
$7 per skater $3 per pair
Birthday Party $7 per skater $3 per pair

Special Skating Cards Available!

Preferred Skater Card. A University of Delaware preferred skater card is available for $60. This card allows you to skate at any 10 public skating sessions, $20 savings!

Skate Rental Card. The skate rental card allows you to rent skates at any public session or Learn To Skate classes throughout the year. This is very beneficial to our Learn To Skate class skaters as you can go directly to the rental counter with your card to get your rental skates. This card is available for only $30 and allows you 10 rentals.




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