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Parties, Fundraisers + Ice Rentals

YEAR-ROUND PUBLIC ICE SKATING

Special Admission Rates

Reservations are for 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 scheduled public skating session reservation.

Discount Skating Card          $67 
Save on public skating admissions. Purchase our discount skating card good to use for 10 admissions at any of our public skating sessions.

The use of the discount skating card does not include skate rental. The card can be purchased at the box office during public session hours.

Public Skating Admission + Skate Rental

Space is limited.  Online registration is required and ​closes 30 minutes before each session starts. Walk-ins are available based on space remaining. 

Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before you skate and leave no later than 15 minutes after you skate. We recommend registering early for the public session schedule you want. 

Make reservations for public skating session dates January 21 - 31.

Please proceed to create an account and add family members during the account creation.
You will be able to view schedules and transaction history between family members.


​You must create an account before credits can be transferred. Please allow 24-48 hours for a credit transfer from date of account creation.​ If you are are unable access your credit, please contact officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com. 

​​Recommended clothing and gear

Wear warm, comfortable clothing, thin or medium weight long socks above your ankles, gloves and a jacket. Dressing in layers is recommended. We have free kids and adult helmets available at the skate rental desk, but skaters may bring their own helmets. Knee and elbow pads without an outer plastic shell is optional and recommended for beginners. 

Make reservations for public skating session dates January 19 - 20.

Bring your friends and family for some fun on the ice. Fairfax Ice Arena has offered year-round public ice skating since 1973, and was the first indoor ice rink facility in the Washington, DC area.

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.

Private Lesson Skaters
Skaters with scheduled private lessons during public skating session hours are required to register for public skating sessions online ahead of time. No exceptions. If you are not registered for the public session and the session is full, you must reschedule your private lesson.

Rental skates are available in full sizes only. Skates must fit snugly. We recommend wearing 1/2 to a full size smaller than your shoe size. Wear thin or medium weight long socks for optimal fit. 

Holiday Public Session Admission Rates  
Online reservation price       $9.00 (all ages) ​
12 years old and under        $8.25
13 years old and up             $9.25

Friday 
​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
​8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

​Saturday

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
​3:20 PM - 4:35 PM
4:55 PM - 6:10PM
6:30 PM - 7:45PM
8:05 PM - 9:20PM
​9:40 PM - 10:55PM

Sunday
12:10 PM - 1:25 PM
​1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
​3:20 PM - 4:35 PM

4:55 PM - 6:10PM
6:30 PM - 7:45PM
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3779 Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA 22031

PUBLIC SESSION SCHEDULE

​Skate Rental Rates
Ice Skate Rental                $4.00
Hockey Skate Rental        $4.00​​

Monday
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Tuesday
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Wednesday
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Thursday
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM


Homeschool Admission Rate     $3.50  (Currently not available)
The homeschool admission rate is available during our public ice skating session on Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. only during our Fall, Winter and Spring season. Skate rental is not included in the admission rate.

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Public Session Admission Rates  
Online reservation price       $8.00 (all ages) ​
12 years old and under        $7.00
13 years old and up             $8.25

Face masks must be worn during public skating.

​​​(703) 323-1132

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

HOW TO REGISTER:

 ​1.  Click the register button above. If you have an account sign in or create an account to continue

2.  Go to the "Public Skating" tab and find the public skating session date and time that you want
      to attend and click the ‘Sign Up Now’ button

3. You can make a reservation for each guest who will be skating: 

    - Select  "Myself" or "Someone Else"  and enter the full name of that guest 

    - Click on "Make a single reservation"

    - Purchase either "Skating Admission Only" or "Skating admission and Skate Rental’"

    -To add more skaters, click "Continue Shopping" and repeat steps (2-3).

4. When finished adding guests who will be skating to your cart, click on "CHECK OUT" 

5. Enter your payment information 

6. Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the skating session.  

​7. Check in at the box office to get your wristband