When is the facility open during the ice skating season?

The Providence Rink is open daily from 10:00AM to 10:00PM for public skating, weather permitting, with special hours for holidays and events.
The ice skating season extends from November to end of February.

Where can I find info. on closures due to weather or special events?

How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets can ONLY be purchased online at TheProvidenceRink.com OR at the Ticket Office at 2 Kennedy Plaza Providence, RI 02903.

  • An admission ticket and skate rental ticket must be purchased before ice skates can be collected in the Skate Rental Office.
    • The Skate Rental Office is located at the opposite end of the ice rink from the Ticket Office in the tunnel under Exchange Terrace.
  • Ticket refunds are not offered.
  • Pre-paid reservations can be rescheduled in the case of inclement weather closures.

What are your ticket prices?

Click HERE for public skating pricing, weekly specials, ice rentals, and reservations.

  • Military Discount: Must provide proof of ID.
    • The Military rate can extend to an additional three family members the day of ticket purchase.
    • $4 adult admission, $2 child admission.
  • Only one discount is applicable per skating session.

What sizes of skates do you have?

Skates are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Skate rentals are available in both Men’s Hockey Skates and Women’s Figure Skates, ranging in size from Youth 8 to a Men’s size 14 and a Women’s size 11.
  • No half-sizes, size down from shoe size.

I have my own ice skates – can I get them sharpened?

  • Yes, we offer skate sharpening Mon-Fri from 10AM-4PM for $7.00*.

Where can I put my belongings while I skate?

  • Locker rental is available for $3.00* with credit card on file.
  • Lockers are located in the Skate Rental Office.
  • Locker keys will be distributed at the Ticket Office where you purchase admission tickets.

Remember to return your locker key!

Do you have safety helmets?

  • Safety helmets for children and adults are available for $2.00* with credit card on file.
  • Helmets card will be distrubted at the Ticket Office where you purchase admission tickets.
  • Helmets will be picked up and returned to the Skate Rental Office.

Remember to return your helmet and rental card!

Do I need to stay with my child at the rink while they skate?

  • Children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult (age 18+), and the adult must remain on the premises.

What are the rules for skating on the ice surface?

To ensure the safety of everyone skating on the ice, the following rules apply:

  • No cell phone use while ice skating- including, but not limited to, taking photos and posting on social media. Cell phone & camera use at the dasher board edge OR rink-side only, not on the ice surface during public skating hours.
  • Skates must be worn at all times while on the ice surface. This applies to all sessions. No shoes are permitted on the ice surface at any time.
  • Do not carry children while on the ice.
  • Be considerate of other skaters and remain in control at all times. No disorderly conduct – no speeding, no weaving, no throwing of objects.
  • Performing figure skating maneuvers during public skating sessions is not permitted.
  • All skaters must clear the ice while it is being resurfaced.
  • Patrons must keep themselves, extremities and all objects outside the rink surface while the Zamboni is resurfacing.
  • Always obey the Skate Guard on duty – they are there for your safety.
  • Always report any hazards or unsafe conditions to the Skate Guard immediately.
  • No food or drink on ice surface or placed on dasher board edge.

What is the pavilion space used for? Can it be rented?

  • The indoor pavilion may be reserved for birthday parties, business and social group outings, field trips and full ice events.
    • $80.00* per hour, with a special package price available for birthday parties.
  • The outdoor pavilion may be reserved for birthday parties, business and social group outings, field trips and full ice events.
    • $30.00* per hour, with a special package price available for birthday parties.
  • A $75 deposit is required for pavilion rentals.
    • Reservation deposits are non-refundable but are transferable for rain dates.
  • Click HERE for additional information & reservation forms.

What are skate aids?

  • Skate aids are a fun option to help skaters of all ages and sizes glide more easily on the ice.
  • Skate aids are $10.00* to rent at the Ticket Office and require a major credit card on file.
    • Penguin skate aids are available for children to young teens.
    • Snowmen skate aids are available for teens to adults.

Do you offer ice skating lessons?

  • We offer private individual and group lessons through our Learn to Skate program.
  • Click HERE for more details.

Do you have a children’s birthday party package available?

  • Yes, there are multiple packages available for a child’s birthday celebration
  • Click HERE to submit an online reservation form
  • OR you can call directly at 401.680.7390
  • OR email Rink@ProvidenceRI.gov to inquire about your preferred day and time.

I want to bring a large group of people to skate. Is there a group discount?

  • Yes, for a group of 15 guests or more the price of admission is reduced $2.00 per person.
  • Click HERE to register your group & receive the discount.

When can I rent the ice for a private event without public skating?

Full-Ice may be rented for a private event before or after public skating hours every day of the week, Monday through Sunday from 7:00AM-10:00AM and 10:00PM-12:00PM for anything from an engagement proposal of two to a large group event.

  • Full-Ice Rental Information
  • Full-Ice is rented by the hour.
  • The price is $250.00* per hour- includes accessibility to the Restrooms and Skate Rental Office.
    • Additional fee of $6.00* per person, if Rental Skates are needed.
  • The indoor pavilion may also be rented as a warming space for $80.00* per hour.
  • The outdoor pavilion may also be rented for $30.00* per hour.
  • Click HERE to make your full-ice reservation.

Do you offer hockey?

  • Yes, the ice can be rented for full ice hockey before or after public skating hours every day of the week, Monday through Sunday from 7:00AM-10:00AM and 10:00PM-12:00PM.
  • Click HERE to make your full-ice reservation.

Reserve the ice for your very own Winter Classic!

How can I get advertising for my business placed on the dasher boards or any other location within the Rink facility?

Information on Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Advertising is available on the dasher boards among other locations within our facility.
    There are additional opportunities for sponsorship vendors.
  • Click HERE for more information sponsorship opportunities.

*Subject to Sales Tax