Please join us in November 2021 to Skate the Plaza @ Deep River Waterpark!  New rate info will be posted this Fall...

Ice Skate 'n SAVE at the PLAZA


Sundays thru February...bring 2 cans of non-perishable food per person and SAVE with a 1/2 price ice skating admission (Noon - 9pm). Rental skates if needed are additional.


More to come...

Thanks to refrigeration under the Ice Plaza, this winter you'll be able to skate Deep River Waterpark starting Friday November ? through Sunday February ? 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 28th, 2021...for another totally SPLASHtastic season!


Open Skating Hours of operation: 

November ? - February ?

Thursday: 4pm - 9pm

Fridays: 4pm - 10pm 

Saturday: Noon - 10pm

Sunday and Holiday periods: Noon - 9pm

Closed Monday - Wednesday, except during Holiday/School break periods and private rentals


Click for the complete 2020/21 operations calendar 



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 at certain times, depending on staff.

Please call ahead to find out availability 219-947-7850.

The cost is $5.00 per pair.


(1)- Groups are considered 10 or more people with advance reservations

(2)- Passholder rates are valid for 2018 Deep River waterpark season passholders until 12/31/18...and for 2019 season passholders 1/1/19-2/24/19 & for skating Fall 2019.

Discount Group Rates

As you can see in the rate chart above we offer reduced p[rices to groups of 10 or more with advance reservation.  Make reservations here

This FUN family friendly outing is the perfect affordable winter outing for schools, organizations, church youth outings, boy & girl scouts, indian guides, 4H, family company outings and team building, you get the idea.

Contact us today to get the ball rolling on a FUN winter outing!


Birthday party package is available for groups of 10 or more (Maximum 15)) with reservations and deposit at least 7 days in advance. Rates apply to each member of the party, whether skating or not, that will be involved in the party.


Party Package includes...Pizza, soda or hot chocolate, cupcakes, + special surprises and a private party room for one hour, based on availability! 


Tip...Plan to arrive 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours before your private room time so we can settle up the amount remaining owed, the kids can have a chance to skate & the food is ready for you on time.


Deposit...Is 50% of 10 people with ice skate rentals. The remaining is paid upon arrival, for the exact number you have. The minimum is 10 people.

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.


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-3:30pmpm

Sat./Sun./Holidays: 9am-11:30am

Up to 200 people maximum

$7.00 per person for 2 hours ($250.00 minimum) Includes complimentary skate rental.

Deposit Policy: $250.00 required with reservation, remainder due at time of outing unless billing arrangements have been made.

Catering available...please ask.

Contact us today to see if the date and time you prefer is available.

Located in the Metro Chicagoland area • 4 1/2 miles East of I-65 on US30
9001 East Lincoln Hwy. • Crown Point, IN 46307
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