Looking for something to do during these long, cold winter months? Hobbs Ice Center offers tons of cool activities to make them fly by!

General Open Skate

If you’re looking for a place to skate where the temperature isn’t below 0°, check out Hobbs’ open skate times! For $3 with skates or $6 with skate rental, Hobbs has general open skate times every Wednesday from 6:30pm-8:30 pm and every Sunday from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Or go to their Lunch Break Skate Monday-Friday 11:00am-1:00pm! Check out Hobbs Ice Center’s Facebook page for more information!

Adult Open Hockey

Hobbs also offers Adult Open Hockey! After general open skate on Wednesdays from 8:45pm-10:15 pm and Sundays from 7:45pm-9:15pm the rink is available for open hockey. However, participants must have full equipment.


If you don’t want to participate in the activities, you can always catch a great hockey game at Hobbs! Thrilling games are always being played by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds Men’s and Women’s Teams and the Eau Claire Mustangs at Hobbs Ice Center. Or watch a couple of games in the many youth hockey tournaments that Hobbs Ice Center hosts throughout the winter. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and bundle up in your favorite team’s apparel!

Hobbs Ice Center also offers many other activities like adult broomball, instructional skating, and open freestyle skate. Check out their website for more information on these activities and more!

So, are you taking advantage of everything that Hobbs Ice Center has to offer?