• ​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.

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

View our holiday schedule for time and price changes.

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 in your group must be present together at the box office to purchase the group rate admission or one person 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.


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.



​​Recommended clothing and gear

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

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

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

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
8:30 PM - 9:45 PM


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

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 you may bring your own helmets. Wrist braces, knee and elbow pads without an outer plastic shell are optional and recommended for beginner skaters. 



  • Walk-ins are now welcome. Online reservations are not required.
  • Online reservations for public ice skating admission and group rate 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

Admission: $9.50 (per person, all ages)          Skate rental: $4 (per person, all ages)

​​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.

All the special rates below are not valid with other offers and during any of our scheduled holiday public skate sessions.


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.

Parties, Fundraisers and Ice Rentals

3779 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 323-1132

​​​​Monday, January 24 

​11:15 AM - 4:45 PM

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. 

Public ice skate 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 and extended holiday public ice skating hours. View the schedule, and admission and skate rental rates below.


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.


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

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

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

​12:00 PM - 3:45 PM

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

​12:00 PM - 3:45 PM


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

Holiday Public Ice Skating ​​​​

Monday, January 24, 11:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Admission: $9.50 (per person, all ages)     
​Skate Rental: $4 (per person, all ages)

There will be Group Lessons held on January 24

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