Ice Arena


Triphahn Center Ice Arena – 1685 W. Higgins Road – View in Google Maps


Under Tier 3 Mitigations all group figure skating and hockey leagues and lessons are paused. HEParks is offering private skating and hockey instruction.

Reserve private hockey instruction online.

For private beginner- advanced skating lessons contact Melissa Motyka-Ciavarella, Figure Skating Manager at MMotyka@heparks.org or 847-781-3642 for a coach referral or information on private lessons. Once you choose a coach, they will walk you through the process of Freestyle ice, fees, and times.

All private lessons are paid through HEParks, not directly to the coaches.

Voted “Best of the Best” Ice Arena by the readers of the Daily Herald in 2018!2018 Daily Herald Readers Choice Best of the Best Award logo

The Triphahn Ice Arena is a premier regional ice facility. This state-of-the-art arena offers two NHL sized sheets of ice, which are used for our freestyle, figure and hockey skaters, as well as serving as the practice facility for the Chicago Wolves. Our figure skating and hockey programs are known as one of the finest in the Chicagoland area.

Public Skate

Public Skate is currently suspended until further notice.

Come out and skate, Hoffman Estates Park District rinks are open to the public during public skate. An attendant is present to help guests and ensure the safety of participants. Skate rental is available, see admission prices below.
* Use of hockey equipment not allowed during public skate. Helmets are recommended.


Child — $6 / $7
Adult — $8 / $9


Skate Rental — $5 per pair
* Sizes 1 and under for our smallest skaters. Size 2-13 for youth and adult. Both hockey and figure skates available.

Freestyle Skate

For more information on Freestyle Skate schedules, visit the Figure Skating page. 

Drop-in Hockey

Drop-in hockey will resume Saturday, July 11. Drop-in hockey is 1:30-3:30pm on Saturdays through August 29. (** Please note – 7/18 is only 1:30-2:45pm).

The Ice Arena offers regular drop-in hockey for adults. *Players must be 18 or older. ID required. Bring your own equipment and helmet.
$15 per visit

Figure Skating & Hockey

Our figure skating and hockey programs are known as one of the finest in the Chicagoland area. Click here for more information on Hockey. For more information on figure skating click here.

Skating Special Events

Hoffman Estates Park District offers many fun and exciting skating special events. Skating Events held throughout the year: Ice Show, Egg Slide, Great Pumpkin Skate, Skate with Santa and many more! Click here for more information on special events.

Triphahn Center is now on Live Barn

Watch your hockey player live using the Live Barn service. This subscription service lets you watch and even share video clips from games and practices. Use code FFD6-ACCA for 10% off your monthly subscription.