Ice Skating

UNMC - Ice Rink

Rink Location:
Between 42nd and 40th streets and Dewey and Emile streets. 
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        Opens - Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
        Closes - Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 
                       New close date - Sunday Jan. 19, 2014

Hours of Operation: 

Regular hours:

Monday - Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm   &   4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm   &   4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday Noon - 10:00 pm
Sunday Noon - 8:00 pm

  Note Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve (Tuesday, Dec 24) Closed
Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec 25) Closed
New Year's Eve (Tuesday, Dec 31) 11:00am - 8:00 pm
New Year's Day (Wednesday, Jan 1) 11:00am - 8:00 pm

(Cash and credit cards only.  No checks or debit cards)

UNMC and Clarkson Students &
UNMC, UNMC-P, TNMC & Clarkson College Employees &
their guests and dependents (i.e. spouse, significant other and minor children):

Admission  -  (Must present a valid ID card) Free
Daily Skate Rental Free
Public (Anyone not listed above)  
Individual fee (with skate rental) $7.00
Group Event
If employees want to have an internal/affiliated group event (i.e. department, etc.) it must be scheduled prior to Dec. 10th.  Private/group UNMC events can only be held Tuesday – Friday (no group events of any kind can be held on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays).  If you want to have a private/group UNMC event there will be a $50 charge and the rink will be closed to others. For more information or to reserve the rink, contact Candace Peteler at 559-5192.

 * NO PHOTO.... NO SKATE.... each and every time.... No exceptions

One adult sponsor must accompany every four children under the age of 12.
         All skaters age 12 and under must be supervised at all times by their parent or guardian

Children's sizes 8 - 13 (can fit kids as young as two years old - double blades available in smaller sizes)
Adult sizes 1 - 14


  • Lot 14 (surface lot on 40th street between Dewey & Emile streets) located south of the East Utility Plant and northeast of the ice rink.
  • Lot 53 (surface lot on 40th street between Dewey & Emile streets) located on the north side of the East Utility Plant.
  • Lot 39 (surface lot on 41st street between Emile & Leavenworth streets) located south of the Sorrell Center and the ice rink.
  • Lot 15S (surface lot on 40th street between Dewey & Emile streets) located on the north and east sides of the Student Life Center.


Three outdoor rest rooms will be located just north of the skating rink (one lady’s, one men’s and one handicap accessible)

Code of Skater Responsibility:

  • All skaters age 12 and under must be supervised at all times by their parent or guardian
  • No fast skating
  • No pushing or shoving
  • No weaving in and out
  • No food or drinks on the ice, or on the railings
  • Do not sit or climb on the railings
  • No street shoes on the ice
  • Do not carry a child while skating
  • No cameras on the ice surface 
  • No horseplay
  • No foul language
  • No inline skating "tricks"
  • No refunds
  • No “in and outs”
  • Skating time may be limited to 1-1.5 hours
  • This is a tobacco-free campus
  • Please allow staff to assist anyone who is physically-challenged
  • Inform the manager on-duty if you need medical assistance
  • Any behaviors that endangers or interferes with another patron’s safety or pleasure is strictly forbidden
  • No organized sports or sporting equipment
  • Skate with the flow of skaters.
  • Do not stand in the entrance/exit gates.
  • No more than two skaters may join hands

Safety is our Top Priority

  • If any skater fails to abide by this code of conduct, they will be asked to leave, with no refund.
  • The ice rink area is under audio and video surveillance 24 hours a day.
  • Please secure your personal belongs.  We are not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Skate at Your Own Risk:

By purchasing an admission ticket and/or entering the ice rink area, you are aware that ice skating involves certain inherent risks which may cause serious injury or death.  You freely volunteer to participate, and accept all known and unknown risks while in the ice rink facility.  Further, you release the ice rink, its sponsors, its operators and its equipment suppliers against any claims and all liability for any loss, damage, injury or expense you may incur.

Be aware, skate with care!


Phone number for Ice Rink:  402-559-0697
   (Has voice message if closing due to weather conditions:, etc.)

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