Parties, Fundraisers + Ice Rentals

YEAR-ROUND PUBLIC ICE SKATING

​​ONLINE IS REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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Directions:

 ​1. Find the public skating session (date and time) you want to attend and click the ‘Sign Up Now’ button 

2. If you have an account (sign in), or create an account to continue 

Once signed in:  

3. Make a reservation for each guest who will be skating: 
- Select  "Myself" or "Someone Else"
- Click on "Make a single reservation"
- Purchase either "Skating Admission Only" or "Skating admission and Skate Rental’"
- To add more skaters click on ‘Continue Shopping’ and follow steps (1-3) 

4. When finished adding guests who will be skating to the 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 
 

PUBLIC SESSION SCHEDULE

Special Admission Rates

HOLIDAY PUBLIC SESSION SCHEDULE

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.

​​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 recommended. 

Ice Skate Rental                $4.00
Hockey Skate Rental        $4.00
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Sunday, December 20 - Wednesday, December 23
​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
​8:15 PM - 9:45 PM


Thursday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)
​​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Friday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
​CLOSED


​Saturday, December 26 - Wednesday, December 30​
​​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
​8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

Thursday, December 31 (New Year's Eve)
​​​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, January 1 - Saturday January 2
​​​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
​8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

Sunday, January 3
​​​​11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
​3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

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. 

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

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

​​​(703) 323-1132

3779 Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA 22031

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.

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 metropolitan 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.

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

​​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.

Face masks must be worn during public skating.

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
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
​3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
​6:45 PM - 8:00 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
​1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
​3:30 PM - 4:45 PM