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  • Ames/ISU Ice Arena

    Interior of Ice Arena
    1. Address:1507 Gateway Hills Park Drive
      Ames, IA 50014
    2. Phone:515-292-6835
    1. Concessions Available
    2. Gift Cards Available
    3. Ice Skating
    4. Lighted and Handicapped Accessible
    5. Off Street Parking
    6. On Bus Route
    7. Restrooms
    8. WiFi Hotspot
    1. City Facilities
    2. Parks & Recreation

Ames/ISU Ice Arena is closed to the public due to COVID-19 through May 27.  


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The Igloo:  The Igloo is the perfect room to host a birthday party, meeting or social for ice skating, hockey or broomball enthusiasts.  You can reserve the Igloo for $30.00 per hour. Special group rates are available.  Click the link below for our party packages!

Would you like some pizza while you skate? Call ahead or ask us about pizzas. We keep them hot and fresh while you wait!

Party Packages [PDF] 

ISU Student Special:  Wednesday evenings (September - April) 8:00 - 9:30 PM.  $4.00 Admission and $2.00 Skate Rental with ISU Student ID. 


Youth (Age 15 & under)


Adult (Age 16 & above)


Noon Skate(September through April - All ages)


Skate Rental (All ages)


Skate Sharpening Overnight


Skate Sharpening Same Day


Group Rate (20 or more)


DISCOUNT PUBLIC SKATING VISIT CARDS (12 visits for the price of 11 visits)

Youth (12 Sessions)


Adult (12 Sessions)


Noon Skate (12 Sessions)




Pick up Hockey
A more organized hockey session. Teams are formed on site.
Full hockey gear is recommended.

$12.00: 1.5hr
$10.00: 1hr

Figure Freestyle
Designed to give skaters a chance to practice competitive routines.
There is more room on the ice to execute jumps and work on basic skills.

$12.00: 1.5hr
$10.00: 1 hr     

Stick and Helmet
Gives hockey players an opportunity to work on their stick-handling and skating skills.
Only a helmet and skates are required on the ice. No games are allowed.

$12.00: 1.5hr
$10.00: 1hr

Discount Visit Cards (6 sessions)




Prime Time
M-F 3:00 PM-Midnight
Sat/Sun 7:00 AM-Midnight


Non Prime Time


Broomball Sticks and Helmets


Recreational Adult Hockey League:
  Ice time for recreational adult hockey league is available on Friday and Sunday evenings.  It is open to men and women between the ages of 19-89.  Skill levels vary from enthusiastic beginners to experienced players.  Sunday evenings are generally more competitive than Friday evenings.  No slap shots, no checking.  Season runs year round.  Games are played on Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  Practice scrimmages are on Fridays, 5:45-6:45 PM.  For more information or to register, contact Liam Conley at or at 515-291-8193.

Midwest High School Hockey
Ames Figure Skating Club & Learn to Skate Lessons
Ames Minor Hockey Association
ISU Women's Ice Hockey
ISU Men's Ice Hockey

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