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Deep River Waterpark...The Best Value for Family Summer FUN...Simply SPLASHtastic!

Join us this winter...“Skate the Plaza”

2015 information will be posted ASAP

Thanks to refrigeration under the Ice Plaza, this winter you'll be able to skate Deep River Waterpark
starting Friday November 29th, 2013 through Sunday February 23, 2014...weather permitting of course.
After that date Mayor Byrdovich will cease allowing ice skating on his plaza and give orders to start getting ready to open the waterpark on May 23rd, 2014...for another totally SPLASHtastic season!

Open Skating Hours of operation:
November 29, 2013-
February 23, 2014
Thursday: 2pm - 9pm
Fridays: 2pm - 10pm
Saturday: Noon - 10pm
Sunday and Holiday periods: Noon - 9pm
Closed Monday - Wednesday, except during Holiday/School break periods and private rentals
...check the calendar for exact dates & times.
We are also closed Christmas Eve day & Christmas Day.

Scroll down to see individual rates, discount group rates,
birthday packages and private rink rentals!

What will be open?
14,500 square foot ice plaza, food & beverage locations, heated indoor bathrooms,
Birthday Party room, U.S. 30 Surf Shop, Group Sales & Season Pass offices. Plus,
Plaza will be decorated with festive seasonal lighting.

Some more rules...
Food, beverage and coolers are not allowed in the park. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted
anywhere on Park Department property.
Hockey games and hockey sticks are not permitted.

US 30 Surf Shop is loaded with unique gifts and stocking stuffers for the Holidays!
Stop in and check out all of the great deals!
Not just your summer shop...we’re goin’ year-round!

Skate Sharpening
Skate sharpening is available during ice skating times.
If you would like your skates sharpened while you wait...call ahead to reserve...or you can
always leave your skates to be sharpened and we will contact you when they are ready.
The cost is $5.00 per pair

Click here to download the 2013/2014 rate/information card

Open Skating Rates
Regular Rates
Group Rates (1)
Passholder Rates (2)


Adult (14 years +)
Child (under 14)
Senior (62 years +)
No charge
No charge
No charge
Skate Rental
All Ages
Birthday Package
Without Skate Rental
With Skate Rental
  Birthday party package is available for groups of 10 or more with reservations and deposit at least 7 days in advance. Rates apply to each member of the party, whether skating or not.
Package includes...Pizza, soda or hot chocolate, cupcakes, + special surprises and a private party room for one hour, based on availability!
To make a Group or Birthday Party reservation request click here or call
219-947-7850 ext. 604...advance reservations are required and availability is on a first-come basis.
Please note... (1)- Groups are considered 10 or more people with advance reservations
(2)- Passholder rates are valid for 2012 Deep River waterpark season passholders
until 12/31/12...and for 2013 season passholders 1/1/13-2/24/13 & for skating Fall 2013.
Private Group Skating Sessions

Private Rink Rentals are GREAT for schools, FUNdraising
events, youth groups, team bulding, parties, the list never ends!

Time slots available:
Mon.-Wed.: 9am-8pm
Thurs. & Fri.: 9am-2pm
Sat./Sun./Holidays: 9am-Noon

Up to 200 people maximum
$7.00 per person for 2 hours ($250.00 minimum) Includes complimentary skate rental
Rates & Operating Schedule is subject to change without notice




Check out some ice skating video from Deep River

Ice Skating Events

11/29/13 Friday
Ice Plaza opens for skating
Weather Permitting

12/14/13 Saturday
Snowflake Skate
...a party for Girls and their Dolls
9:30am - 11:30am
Tickets required, space limited.
Purchase tickets at The ice skating PLAZA or call
219-769 PARK

More info

Expanded operating hours...please download the calendar for all times

12/24/13 & 12/25/13
Closed...no ice skating on

12/31/13 Tuesday
Family Friendly New Years Eve Celebration
5-10 p.m. • $5 per person

Regular skate rental fees apply for those who need to rent skates.

5:00-7:30 p.m.- Kid's crafts
8 p.m.- Countdown and sparkling juice toast in the plaza
(8 p.m. is midnight in the family friendly "Paddles Time Zone")
5-10 p.m.- Disc Jockey, ice skating, concession items for sale

2/2/14 Sunday
Super Bowl Sunday

Plaza ice skating ends at 5pm

2/23/14 Sunday
Last Day to Skate this season.
..the PLAZA opens for skating again Friday 11/28/2014

Deep River Waterpark • 9001 E. US Hwy 30 • Crown Point IN 46307 • 219-947-7850

Another great Lake County Parks facility


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