The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department COVID-19 safety information can be found at

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Kettering Ice Arena

Located inside the Kettering Recreation Complex, the Kettering Ice Arena is proud to host youth and adults involved in figure skating, ice hockey, ice skating lessons and leisure skating. The Kettering Ice Arena also has rental skates, lockers and a heated seating area for spectators. At various times throughout the week, we host open skates, freestyle sessions for figure skaters, private and group skate lessons and stick time.

The Kettering Ice Arena has reopened for the 2020/2021 season - welcome back!

For the safety of our customers and employees, we are taking a phased approach to re-open and will continue to evaluate the situation throughout the fall.

PHASE 1: tentative dates 9/8/20 – 10/2/20
•Open Skates on 9/11/20 and 9/26/20 (registration required)
•Group ice skating lessons
•Figure Skating and Hockey rentals

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PHASE 2: tentative dates 10/3/20 – 10/31/20
•Select Specialty Open Skates (reservations required)
•Select Regular Open Skates (reservations required for Saturday public skates, weekday times are drop-in)
•Group ice skating lessons
•Private ice skating lessons
•Figure Skating and Hockey rentals

PHASE 3: tentative dates 11/1/20 – 12/31/20
•Select Specialty Open Skates (reservations required)
•Select Regular Open Skates (reservations required)
•Select Freestyle Skates (reservations required)
•Select Stick Time (reservations required)
•Group ice skating lessons
•Private ice skating lessons
•Figure Skating and Hockey rentals

How we are keeping you safe:

• Extra day time cleaning by ice arena staff and extra night time cleaning by custodial staff.
• Separate entrance and exit to allow for social distancing.
• Hand sanitizer available at facility entrance.
• Plexiglass barrier at the skate shop counter.
• 6 foot social distance markers for waiting lines and arena seating.
• Showers and drinking fountains are not available.
• No lost and found will be offered.
• Lobby benches will be spaced out 6 ft. and gatherings are prohibited.
• Participants are asked to arrive no earlier than 15 minutes for public skates, lessons or rentals.
Public Skates
• Limited capacity of 50 guests to encourage social distancing. Reservations will be required.
• Rental skates will be sanitized after each use.
• Limited rental lockers available to encourage social distancing. Patrons will be asked to leave all personal items in car.
• Limited student to instructor ratios.
• Social distancing in place for group lessons.
• Rental groups have been spaced out to limit the number of patrons in the arena at any given time.
• Patrons will be asked to leave all personal equipment in bag or car.
• All hockey and skating warm-ups should be done outside of the building, weather permitting.
• Locker rooms will alternate for each user group to allow cleaning of the other locker room when not in use.

From time to time, the Kettering Ice Arena hosts special events, specialty skates or tournaments. These events may alter our normal schedule.

Ice Arena Daily Admission Rates

All Ages$4$8
CIL Member$3.50$7.50
Equipment RentalResidentNon-resident

Ice Arena Specialty Pricing

Skate Sharpening & Repair ServicesPrice
Skate Sharpening Services (Requires drop off of skates)$7
Rivet Replacement$1 per rivet
Eyelets & Hooks$1 per item
Figure Skate Mounting$20
Figure Skate Heat Molding$20

*Immediate service is not available during Public Open Skate times.

AdmissionResident RateNon-Resident Rate
Stick Time Session$5$10


Season Pass Pricing

Passes may be used for Adult Skate, Public Open Skate and Youth & Home School Public Skate, and are valid September 8, 2020 through May 2021. Miscellaneous Drop-In admission (see above) applies for Stick Time and Freestyle.

Ice Arena PassResidentNon-Resident
Youth (17 and under)$60$90
CIL Member$64$94
Family (2 Adults, 4 Youth)$186$270


Video Gallery

Photo Gallery

Want to see what the Kettering Ice Arena is all about? Check out our photo gallery!

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Kettering Ice Arena
Questions on Hours, Pricing or Other Information
Contact the Kettering Recreation Complex at 937-296-2587

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