Holiday public ice skating session on July 4, is from ​1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

​There will be no group lessons held on July 4.

Holiday Schedule: July 4


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

  •  Online reservation for public ice skating admission are not required.
  • 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 later use. Fairfax Ice Arena account credits are good for one year and expire a year after the credit was issued.
  • For cancellations, call (703) 323-1132 to speak with a manager or email


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


Discount Skating Card - $70 for 10 admissions
$7 (all ages, per person) ​
​To get the discount skating card public session admission rate of $7, purchase the discount skating card for $70. The discount skating card is good for 10 admissions to our public ice skating sessions. With the use of the discount skating card you will be paying $7 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.


Wear warm, comfortable clothing, pants/leggings, thin or medium-weight socks that go past your ankles, gloves and a jacket. 

We have free helmet rentals for adults, teens and kids or you may bring your own helmets. Wearing a helmet is strongly recommended for beginner skaters. Wrist braces, knee and elbow pads without an outer plastic shell, and crash pads are optional and strongly recommended for beginner skaters.

​We do not have ice skating aids available that customers can hold on to while ice skating. ​​


Monday, July 4

​1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

What to wear

College Student Discount Admission Rate      $5.50

Not available June 13-August 31. 
​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 admission rate is not valid during our summer public skate season.

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

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
​8:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Have your next event here at Fairfax Ice Arena. Ice skating is a great activity for Girl Scouts, birthday parties, family gatherings, and events for school, organizations and social groups, corporate parties and more. Hold your next event with us.

​​Groups of 7 or more must make reservations 24 hours in advanceonline. Payment is due in person, on the day of your reservation. When you come in for your reservation, 7 people in your group must be present together at the box office to purchase the group rate admission or one person in your group may be present to purchase a minimum of 7 group rate admissions. Please have your group mention your group reservation name at the box office.

Skate rental fee of $4 per person is not included in the group admission rate.


​View our holiday schedule for time and price changes.

3779 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 323-1132

All the special rates below are not valid with other offers, not valid during any of our scheduled holiday public skate sessions and when any area county schools are not in session.


Public ice skating sessions are the designated times for when the general public can come to ice skate. Have fun ice skating with your friends and family. Fairfax Ice Arena has daily public ice skating sessions all year round and extended hours during holidays. View the schedule, and admission and skate rental rates below.

​​Weekend and Holiday Group Admission
$6.25 (all ages, per person) ​
​Rate begins on the Friday 8:30 PM session​​

Parties, Fundraisers and Ice Rentals

Weather-Related Closures

​Any weather-related closures 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

​1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
8:30 PM - 10 PM  

​12 PM - 3 PM

8:30 PM - 10 PM

​12 PM - 3 PM

Skate Rental 
$4 (all ages, per person)​​

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

Homeschool Student Discount Admission Rate     $3.50 
Not available June 13-August 31.
​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 season. Skate rental fee of $4 per person is not included. This admission rate is not valid during our scheduled holiday public skate sessions; when area county schools are not in session, and is not valid with other offers. This admission rate is not valid during our summer public skate season.

​​​​​Summer Group Admission Rate     $4
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 13–August 12, 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.



  • ​Walk-ins are welcome for our public ice skating sessions. We do not require online reservations for public ice skating sessions. 
  • 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 guests under 12. Wearing a face covering at Fairfax Ice Arena is optional for fully vaccinated people. ​
  • No outside food and drinks are allowed. Personal water bottles allowed.