Weekday Admission Rate​
$8.25 (all ages, per person) ​

Homeschool Student Discount Admission Rate     $3.50 
The homeschool student discount admission rate is available during our public ice skating session on
Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. during our Fall, Winter and Spring seasonSkate rental fee of $4 per person. This rate is not valid during any of our scheduled holiday public skate sessions.


Discount Skating Card Admission Rate​
$7.00 (all ages, per person) ​
​To get the discount skating card admission rate, purchase the discount skating card for $70. The discount skating card is good for 10 admissions that are good for use at any of our public ice skating sessions. With the use of the discount skating card you'll be paying $7.00 for one public ice skating session admission. The card can be purchased at the box office during our public ice skating session hours. Discount skating cards does not include skate rental.

*Public skate time is open to all. See special admission rates and requirements below for home school and college student discounts.

​​​Weekend admission rate is for our Friday evening, 8:30 PM - 10 PM public skate session through Sunday, 12 PM - 3 PM session

View our holiday schedule for changes.

Holiday public skating admission rate is $9.50 per person and skate rental is $4 per person.

Halloween On Ice
Saturday, October 30
12 PM - 3 PM

Student Holiday 
Monday, November 1
11:15 AM - 4:45 PM

Wednesday, November 24
​11:15 AM - 5:45 PM
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Thursday, November 25
11:15 AM - 5:45 PM
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

​Friday, November 26
11:15 AM - 5:45 PM
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM​​

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

​11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

​*11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
(Home School Student Discount)
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
*8:30 PM - 9:45 PM
(College Student Discount)

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
​8:30 PM - 9:45 PM



3779 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 323-1132

Skate Rental Rates (all ages, per person)
Ice Skate Rental                $4.00 
Hockey Skate Rental        $4.00​​


Wear warm, comfortable clothing, thin or medium weight long socks, gloves and a jacket. 

We have free helmet rentals for adults, teens and kids or skaters may bring their own helmets. Knee and elbow pads without an outer plastic shell is optional and is recommended for beginner skaters. 

Have fun ice skating with your friends and family. Fairfax Ice Arena has daily public ice skating sessions all year and extended holiday public ice skating hours. View the schedule, and admission and skate rental rates below.

Ice skating is a great activity for Girl Scouts, birthday parties, family, school, organization and social group events, corporate parties and more. Hold your next event with us.

​​11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM  

​12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

​12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

​​Recommended clothing and gear


  • ​Walk-ins are welcome for our public ice skating sessions. We do not require online reservations for public ice skating sessions. 
  • Patrons who currently have a discount skating card on their online account must make reservations online.
  • Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before you skate and leave no later than 15 minutes after you skate.
  • Face mask policy: We require wearing a face covering at Fairfax Ice Arena, on and off the ice, if you have not been fully vaccinated, and for our unvaccinated guests under 12. Wearing a face covering at Fairfax Ice Arena is optional for fully vaccinated people. ​
  • Stay home if you feel sick in any way.
  • No outside food and drinks are allowed.

Parties, Fundraisers and Ice Rentals


Rink Closure and Program Cancellation Announcements

​Any weather-related closures or program cancellations for Fairfax Ice Arena will be posted on the homepage of our website and on social media. ​Fairfax Ice Arena does not follow Fairfax County Public School closures. We encourage our customers to plan accordingly and to please be safe


Halloween On Ice    Saturday, October 30,   Noon - 3 PM
Wear your costume and join us for a costume paradeprizes, and games
​Costumed children 12 years and under receive $1.00 off admission price.

Online Admission Reservations

Weekend and Holiday Admission Rate
$9.50 (all ages, per person; rate begins on the Friday 8:30 PM session) ​

  • Online reservations for public ice skating admission close 1 hour before the beginning of each session and are FINAL SALE, NO REFUNDS. 
  • Online reservations are for public ice skating admission only and does not include skate rental. Skate rental is an additional $4 per person and can be purchased in-person when you come in for your reservation. 
  • ​​Cancellations must be submitted 24 hours before the start of your session reservation. Cancellations will only be issued a credit to their Fairfax Ice Arena account. 
  • For cancellations, call (703) 323-1132 to speak with a manager or email  officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com.

Skate rental can be purchased in-person at the Box Office during public skating sessions. Rental skates are available in full sizes only. Skates must fit snug. Our skates fit half to a full size smaller than your shoe size. Wear thin or medium weight long socks past your ankles for optimal fit. 

View our holiday schedule for time and price changes.

Groups of 7 or more can make reservations for the public ice skating group admission rate . Reservation for a group admission rate must be made 24 hours in advance and at least 7 in your group must be present together to purchase the group rate admission or one person may be present and purchase a minimum of 7 group rate admissions. Please have your group mention your group rate reservation name. Skate rental fee of $4 per person is not included in this admission rate. Register online for your group admission rate.


College Student Discount Admission Rate       $5.50

The college student discount admission rate is valid only during our public ice skating session on Wednesdays, 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm during our Fall ,Winter and Spring season. Show your current college ID to get a discount admission rate of $5.50Skate rental fee of $4 per person is not included. This rate is not valid during any of our scheduled holiday public skate sessions.

Weekend (beginning on Friday 8:30 PM session)and 
Holiday Admission Group Rates (specified session)
$6.25 (all ages, per person) ​

Weekday Admission Group Rate​
$5.50 (all ages, per person) ​

​​Summer Group Admission Rate     $4.00 ​
Planning a summer camp and school outing? Come out and skate! Camps and schools with 15 or more people can reserve the Summer Group admission rate, available June 1–August 31, during our Monday–Friday public skating hours. Reservations must be made 72-hours in advance. Skate rental of $4 per person is not included in this admission rate. Call (703) 323-1132 to make a reservation.