3779 Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA 22031

Group admission rate is available for groups of 7 or more. Reservation for a group admission rate must be made 24-hours in advance and at least 7 in your group have to show up at the same time. Skate rental fee of $4 per person is not included in the group admission rate. Call (703) 323-1132 to make a reservation.

Make Reservations for Public Skating Session

YEAR-ROUND PUBLIC ICE SKATING

Weather Closures​
All closures and cancellation announcements due to weather will be posted here on the website and on our social media platforms.

GROUP ADMISSION RATE

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

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

Skate rental can be purchased in-person at the Box Office when you come in for your public skating session reservation. 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. 

Space is limited.  Online registration is required.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS. Online registration ​closes 45 minutes before each session starts. Walk-ins may be available based on space remaining.

Cancellations must be submitted 24 hours before the start of your session reservation. For cancellations, call (703) 323-1132 to speak with a manager or email officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com.

Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before you skate and leave no later than 15 minutes after you skate. 

​​Recommended clothing and gear

Fairfax Ice Arena

​​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 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. Call (703) 323-1132 to make your Summer Group Admission Rate reservation.

Weekend (beginning on Friday evening session) and Holiday Admission Group Rate
$6.25 (all ages, per person) ​

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 directly with your coach.

Special Admission Rates

Select the button above to make your reservations for public skating sessions. You will be prompted to create an account and be able to add family members. 

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 public skating session reservation. 

Wear warm, comfortable clothing, thin or medium weight long socks, 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. 

​​​Friday 
​​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
​8:30 PM - 10:00 PM 

​Saturday
​12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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ADMISSION + SKATE RENTAL

Weekend (beginning on Friday evening sessions) and Holiday Admission Rate
$9.50 (all ages, per person) ​

Weekday Admission Rate
$8.50 (all ages, per person) ​

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.

Parties, Fundraisers + Ice Rentals

PUBLIC SESSION SCHEDULE

Have fun ice skating with your friends and family. Fairfax Ice Arena offers daily, year-round indoor public ice skating sessions. We opened in 1973, and was the first indoor ice rink facility in the Washington, DC area. 

​​​​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.

Please note that due to our policy regarding registering online ahead of time for public sessions, newly purchased discount skating cards will now appear as credits on your account after 72 hours of creating your account.

If you had purchased a discount card in the past, create an account online and submit your practice cards with your name and phone number to the box office during public session hours. Please allow up to 72 hours after creating your account and submitting your card for the credits to appear in your account.

If you have any questions or are unable to access your discount skating credits after 72 hours of creating your account and submitting your physical discount skating cards, contact officemanager@fairfaxicearena.com. 

​​​​​​(703) 323-1132

Face masks must be worn during public skating.

Homeschool Admission Rate     $3.50 
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.

Monday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Tuesday
​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Wednesday
​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Thursday
​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM