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Athens County is the perfect family getaway destination. With so much to do, you're sure to find something to please every member of the family.

Bird Arena (Ice Skating)

Bird Arena (Ice Skating)

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Location: Oxbow Trail, Ohio University Campus, Athens

Contact: Campus Recreation

Phone: 740-593-4676

The Ohio University Bird Ice Arena is an indoor ice facility featuring an illuminated 190' by 85' ice surface. Activities include recreational skating, hockey lessons, Athens Youth Hockey Association, academic classes, intramural broom-ball, recreational hockey, learn to skate programs, figure skating, birthday parties, and private rentals. The facility is open from late September to March and is available to university students, faculty/staff, alumni, and community members. Bird Ice Arena is home ice for the four-time ACHA national champions, the ACHA D-1 Ohio University Men's Ice Hockey team.