Experience Kent Skates!

Kent Skates is a FREE outdoor ice-skating rink, open to the public in downtown Kent, Ohio. Not only is the ice skating free, but skate rentals are also available for complimentary use.

This awesome winter activity would not be made possible without the partnership between the city of Kent, Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center, Kent Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Kent, and Kent State University.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - NOV. 20, 2021 - FEB. 28, 2022

Wednesdays - Sundays from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Kent SkatesA Free Family-Friendly Activity

  • Free Skating, Free Rentals (must sign liability waiver)
  • Open to the Public - Nov. 20th, 2021 through Feb. 28, 2022
  • Open Wednesdays - Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Ice rink is approximately half the size of a standard hockey rink
  • Parking is available in the PARTA Garage (Kent Central Gateway)
  • Group Reservations Available on Mondays and Tuesdays
  • Food and Beverage items available for purchase at the Zamboni Cafe
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Kent Skates Package

Winter Family Fun - at Kent Skates! Package includes a two night stay with passes to the Kent Skate Outdoor Ice Rink with Skate Rentals for Two, a $15 credit to the Zamboni Café, and two Adult Hot Cocoa's.

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Zamboni Café

Open when Kent Skates is open, the Zamboni Café features a variety of snacks, meals, and beverages to keep you warm and fueled for a day of family-friendly winter fun.

Our Menu Includes:

  • Snowman Popcorn - with cheese or cinnamon
  • Pesto Chicken Flatbread
  • Fried Ravioli Bites
  • Chicken Sandwich - with fries
  • Italian Sausage Sandwich - with fries
  • Chicken Tenders - with fries
  • Burger - with fries
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Assorted Soft Drinks
  • Bottled Water
  • Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee
  • Shots of Fun for the Adults - Bailey's Frangelico, Kahlua, Vodka, Whiskey
  • Hot Toddy
  • Jack Frost Cocktail


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