Ice Rink

30 November 2017 to 7 January 2018

Ready for a real 'ice' time this Christmas?

Then get your skates on and head down to Keel Square and our fabulous ice rink!

We kick off with a gala event on Thursday 30 November where professional solo skaters Gary Beacom and Lisa Brewin will officially open the rink - and show how it should be done. But even if you're not a professional there's plenty of fun to be had with our full progrmme of activities throughout the festive period.

Don't worry about keeping the cold at bay as you'll be kept warm and well fed every Friday - Sunday courtesy of The Peacock and its festive food stall.

Book tickets here

Private and Group Hire

The real, open air ice rink offers the perfect festive activity for a Christmas party and will get everyone into the spirit before the big day. Group bookings are ideal for school Christmas outings, work nights out, birthday celebrations or simply getting together with a group of friends. 

  • Exclusive use of ice rink available: Monday - Friday: 10am - 12noon* 
    (up until Friday 22 December) 
  • Sensory Sessions available for group bookings
  • Schools programme: £100 for up to 20 children, additional skaters £5 - (teachers / carers go free)

For more information on group bookings please email your enquiry to or call 07749 454994

Further Information

Opening Hours

12noon - 9pm | Monday to Friday public skating
10am - 9pm | Weekend public skating
(30 Nov - 22 Dec)

10am - 9pm  | public skating
(23 Dec - 7 Jan 2018)

Xmas Eve & New Year’s Eve closes at 6pm

Xmas Day & New Year’s Day - CLOSED

Pre-booking advised for all skating sessions on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.


Children (12 & under): £6.50

Adults (over 12s): £7.50

Family ticket: £24.50 (2 adults & children or 1 adult & children)

Skating aids: £3 

School programme: £100 for up to 20 children, additional skaters £5 (teachers/carers go free)

Time: each session is 1 hour long — guaranteed minimum of 45 minutes

What's On This December

Holmeside Coffee Fundraiser
10 December 2017
Holmeside Coffee Pop-Up
24 December 2017
Sunderland Marriott Hotel
3 December 2017
The Point

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