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Summer Ice!

Posted by Ashlee Cooke on

We have WONDERFUL news! Hobart WILL be putting down ice for the summer. Please read this post fully as there is a lot of information covered.

With guidelines that have been worked out between Hobart Arena & the Miami County Health Department, starting Monday, June 15th Hobart Arena is planning to start to having ice. Freestyle Ice will be Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm.**

Mandatory guidelines that the Health Department has approved.

**6/5/20 Update: New information will be blue with white text**

Figure Skating

  • Skating coaches will be required to sign the State of Ohio Responsible RestartOhio Skills Training for All Sports indicating they are aware of the requirements.
  • Maximum of 20 skaters at any given time on the ice
  • All coaches, skaters and parents/guardians must do a self-symptom check before coming to the arena.  Anyone experiencing symptoms must stay home.
  • Limit of one adult accompanying each skater inside the venue.
  • Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your session and leave no later than 15 minutes after your session ends.
  • Seating sections will be designated for people accompanying skaters.  These areas will be sanitized every 2 hours.  (Sections 21 & 23)*
  • Entry will be in the south lobby.  Exit out the south west doors.
  • Chairs will be provided in the corridor for skaters to put on their skates with a minimum distance of 6’ between chairs.
  • Entry and exit to and from the ice will be at 2 different locations.  (Entry onto the ice will be the ramp between Sections 29 & 31.  Exit will be the south gate at Sections 21 & 23)*
  • One skater to enter the ice at a time with markings on the floor indicating distancing to enter onto the ice.
  • Skating Coaches are requested to wear masks, must maintain 6’ social distancing and are not permitted any physical contact with skaters.

*Included at the end of this post is an Arena Section Map with the seating sections, ice entrance & ice exit marked. 

Other Information

Paying for ice, use of coupons & coupon box:

  • Coupons will still be sold at the South Lobby desk & the coupon box will at the ice entrance.
  • Cost is $10 per hour.
  • There will be hand sanitizer at the coupon box.


  • Coaches WILL be allowed to coach from the boxes & will not count toward the 20 skater limit in this case. If a coach is on the ice they will be included in the 20 skater limit.

  • Please make sure that Hobart Arena has your current 2019-2020 coaching paperwork on file. If you are unsure if you have given them your credentials this (2019-2020) season please bring them with you and give them to the employee working the South Lobby desk. You will need to bring your 2020-2021 credentials with you once you have renewed for the new season.


Music Box:
  • The music box will be utilized in the same manner we always have.
  • There will be hand sanitizer at the music box


**Please keep in mind that this is still an ever changing situation that is being evaluated daily. Any changes to guidelines, expectations and/or schedule will be shared as soon as possible via email, website & Facebook**

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