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We're BACK!
Skate the Plaza @ Deep River Waterpark this winter! Friday November 24, 2023 thru Sunday January 28, 2024


Thanks to refrigeration under the Ice Plaza, this winter you'll be able to skate Deep River Waterpark starting Friday November 24 -  through Sunday January 28, 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 24, 2024...for another totally SPLASHtastic season!


Open Skating Hours of operation: 

November 24, 2023- January 28, 2024

Thursdays: 4pm - 8pm

Fridays: 4pm - 8pm 

Saturdays: Noon - 8pm

Sundays and Holiday periods: Noon - 8pm

Closed Monday - Wednesday,
except during Holiday/School break periods and private rentals
Closed Christmas Eve Day/Eve & Christmas Day 



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 $10.00 per pair.

Skate Helpers
We have 12 Skate Helpers that are available for rent, for $5.

Skate Rentals

Rental Skates are available from sizes 9J to 14 for hockey style...9J to 9 for figure skates.
 Prices listed below...

Scroll down to see individual rates, discount group rates, birthday packages and private rink rentals!
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 Please Note: 1/20/24 is "Swifties on Skates Day" $7 to skate (includes Hot Chocolate and for info 

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

(2)- Passholder rates are valid for 2023 Deep River waterpark season passholders until 12/31/23...and for 2024 season passholders 1/1/24-1/28/24.

Discount Group Rates

As you can see in the above rate chart we offer reduced prices to groups of
10 or more with advance reservation.

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 Parties

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, that is skating (10 minimum) + Chaperones if you want to have food/beverage and skate.  Two tables will be reserved for your party, for 1 hour.


Party Package includes...Pizza, soda or hot chocolate and two private party tables for one hour, based on availability! 


Tip...Plan to arrive a minimum of 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours before your private table time so, the kids can have a chance to skate & the food is ready for you on time.


Deposit... Is for the minimum of 10 people. If you end up with more than 10, the extra amount due must be paid at least 7 days in advance of your party. 

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.

Charge per person: $12.00 (includes admission, skate rental if needed & party package)

Bday Parties

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-3:30pm

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

$400.00 for 2 hours, for up to 50 people.  
Additional hours if available are $150 per hour.
After 50 people $8.00 per person...200 maximum people. 

Includes complimentary skate rental and use of all 12 Skate Helpers, if needed.

Deposit Policy: $400.00 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.

Private Rentals
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