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Fun for everyone

Whitley Bay Ice Rink was built with the idea that we can provide a fun and unusual fitness activity for families to enjoy all year round.

We are the most established Ice Rink in the country and have hosted many Olympic stars! So come and have a fun day out Ice Skating or come watch one of our thrilling Whitley Bay Warriors ice hockey matches.

Come and have a fun day out Ice Skating or come watch one of our thrilling Whitley Bay Warriors ice hockey matches.

  • Ice skating
  • Dance and fitness studio
  • Ice hockey
  • Events
  • Parties for all occasions

Learn to skate

Whether you’re an experienced figure skater, Ice Hockey player or total beginner get your skates on and enjoy an unforgettable experience with friends and family at Whitley Bay Ice Rink!

  • Adults Classes
  • Kids Classes
  • Patch Ice
  • Public skating
  • Private Hire

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Get ice ready

Get equipped for Ice Hockey, Inline Skating and Figure Skating with a wide range of stock for all ages, available from our shop Ice Box Skating.

Ice Box Skating have been supplying skating goods for over 80 years from our home in Whitley Bay.

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Buy your first Ice Skates and more with Ice Box Skating!

  • Figure skating ice skates
  • Blades
  • Off-ice figure skate and frames
  • Hockey skates
  • Hockey sticks & equipment
  • Clothing and accessories

Dance Studio

Our newly built dance and fitness studio at Whitley Bay Ice Rink is ideal for dance classes, fitness classes, yoga and pilates and off ice training. The dance/fitness studio is available to hire 7 days a week.
  • Sprung Harlequin floor
  • Barre and Mirrored Walls
  • Spotlight lighting
  • Multiple Electric Points
  • Cloakroom and toilets area

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Upcoming events

Do you have a question?

We have the answers

Hopefully our frequently asked questions covers everything but if not please just give us a call on 0191 2911000.

Ice skating

Do you need to pre-book?

No, you just need to turn up to the session you wish to attend and pay on arrival at the Box Office. Doors open on the hour.

How much does ice skating cost?

Students can skate from £7.00, children from £7.50 and adults from £8.00. Family tickets are £27.00 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children. There is a £1.50 fee for each spectator. You can view our full pricing list here.

What is a ‘family’ ticket?

A Family ticket is for any 2 Adults and 2 Children only and is £27.00 plus £13 for the hire of skates for all 4 skaters.

Do you hire out skates?

Yes, skate hire is available from baby size 6 up to UK size 13 in hired skates. Skate hire costs £3 per person.

Do you sharpen skates?

Yes, skate sharpening is a 24 hour service. It costs £7 and is available at the Box Office.

What are your session times?

For our latest public ice skating times, please visit our ice skating page to view the full timetable.

For ice skating class times, please visit our learn to skate page to find out our individual class times.

How long does each skating session last?

All our skating session last 2 hours. Doors open on the hour.

Can I guarantee I will get in?

Yes, our sessions never sell out however our busier than normal times are weekends in the Winter.

What are your quietest sessions?

Monday – Friday before 6pm are our quietest times if you want more space on the ice.

Do you have Ice support aids?

Yes, we have Ice Frames available to hire for young Children please note there is a height restriction for safety reasons.

Do you offer a monthly pass?

No we only offer a weekly pass which enables you to skate 7 sessions for the price of 4.

Skating lessons

Do you offer Private Tuition

Yes, our Coaches offer 1-1 tuition in 15 minute lessons. Lessons are £7 per 15 minutes and can be booked by calling 0191 2911000.

What age do you offer lessons from?

Age 2 upwards! We offer lessons for Toddlers to Adults every week throughout the year.

Do I need to sign up in advance?

No just turn up to the lesson you wish to attend at least 15 minutes before it starts to get your skates on.

Do you offer Ice Hockey lessons?

Yes we offer them for both Children (Rookies) and Adults. No equipment is needed to start off with.

Parties & private hire

How do i go about booking a party?

Just call us on 0191 2911000

Do i have to pay a deposit?

Yes deposits are non-refundable but are transferrable.

Can I bring my own food in for a Party?

No, we have an onsite Caterer who can meet the requirements of your Party/Group. We do allow Party Bags and Cake to be bought into the venue though.

What ice is available for Private Hire?

Private hire ice tends to go very quickly however if you call us on 0191 2911000 we can give you a list of available dates.

Dance studio

How much is hire per hour?

Studio hire is £18 per hour

How many people does the  dance studio hold?

This depends on the age of the people you are teaching however roughly 15-20 persons.

What flooring is in the Dance Studio?

Sprung dance floor with a matt finish.

How do I book the Dance Studio?

Just call us on 0191 291100 to arrange a viewing or book the Dance Studio

Location & Facilities

Where is the ice rink?

Is there free parking at the ice rink?

We have free on site parking for all customers.

How can I get to the ice rink by public transport?

Monkseaton Metro or Whitley Bay metro are both within 10 minutes’ walk of the Ice Rink. The 308 and 306 buses stop directly outside Whitley Bay Ice Rink.

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