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The University's Arena Since 1972

Open from September to April, the full-service arena can seat up to 2,500 attendees and offers a wide range of events including daily public skating, open hockey and freestyle sessions, as well as group and private sessions. The arena has multiple snack bars, a party room, skate rental and sharpening. 

Robert Harkins
Director, Penn Ice Rink
Class of 1923 Arena
3130 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Economic Inclusion

Each year the rink and Business Services hosts the Police Athletics League (PAL). PAL is a youth development organization offering educational, athletic, recreational, character-building, and cultural programs to Philadelphia’s youth, ages 6-18.

Cost Containment & Revenue Development

The Penn Ice Rink is self-sustaining through revenue earned from ice rentals, lessons, public skating, and advertisers.

Penn Ice Rink