Public Skate & Rat Hockey
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Due to annual ice maintenance, the Paul Hruby Ice Arena will be closed August 8th - August 26th. The Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex will still be open during this time.
Public Skate Sessions
Public skating is the perfect way to spend time with friends, family and co-workers! Public Skate at the Paul Hruby Ice Arena at RCRC provides a unique atmosphere with excitement the whole family can enjoy! Our atmosphere provides music, skate rental, walkers for people starting out, and friendly staff. *Schedule subject to change.
Fee: $7 per person (or by pass), Skate Rental: $3 per person (or by rental pass)
Public Skate Schedule
June 11th - August 7th
Tuesday/Thursday: 8:00-9:30 pm
Friday: 4:00-6:00 pm
Saturday: 5:15-7:30 pm
Sunday: 1:30-3:45 pm
September 2nd-April 2nd
Friday 6:15-8:15 pm
Saturday 7:30-9:45 pm
Sunday 1:45-3:45 pm
New for this year, parents and tots only! $4 for children, parents FREE! All parents must be accompanied by children and all children by parents. Parent Tot skate will end for the season Friday June 10th and resume in the fall. *Schedule subject to change.
Parent-Tot Skate Schedule
Monday’s & Friday’s 9:15-10:15am
Parent Tot Skates will return in September.
Noon Skate Sessions
Noon skates are a great way to spend a lunch hour, or fill some time during a day off school or work. Noon skates are held every Monday-Friday each week during the school year. *Schedule subject to change.
Fee: $4 per person (or by pass), Skate Rental: $3 per person (or by rental pass)
Noon Skate Schedule
Monday-Friday: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM*
Noon Skate will not be offered June 13 - September 6th due to Summer Camps and annual Ice Maintenance.
*Not held when School's out skate is offered
School's Out Skates
Enjoy a day off school ice skating at the RCRC. These open skates are geared towards students so grab your friends and hit the ice! Admission is $7 or by skating pass. Skate rental is $3.
Special events are coming soon!
Home School Skates
NEW! The first Tuesday of each month (October-April), RCRC will be hosting a Homeschool Skate during noon skate for families with homeschooled children. This monthly event will feature a 30 minute skating lesson followed by the regular noon skate format. A small area of the ice will be sectioned off during this time to allow for the lesson. Noon skate rate and skate rental will apply. Please contact the Aquatic and Rink Program Supervisor or Aquatic and Rink Manager for details or questions.
Ice Skating Passes
Year round skating passes provide entry to any public skating session (including noon skate) at the RCRC. Buy your pass online or in-person at Customer Service. Learn more about Ice Arena Passes.
Rat Hockey, Freestyle, and Skate Rental Punch Passes
BUY A PUNCH CARD AND SAVE!!!! Pre-Paid Cards provide discounted fees for skate rental, freestyle and rat hockey. These passes are loaded directly onto your universal pass (such as a pool or skating pass). Buy your punch pass online or in-person at Customer Service.
RCRC Rental Information
Intersted in renting the ice arena or rooms at the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex? These spaces are great for a variety of get-togethers including: private skating events, extra practice, social events/parties, and corporate outings. View pricing and information on RCRC Rentals clicking the link below. Birthday party packages for ages 4-16 are now available!
RCRC Room Rental Information and Rental Application
Outdoor Ice Skating
Weather-permitting, the Park District offers outdoor ice skating at Austin Gardens, Longfellow Park, and Lindberg Park. More information about skating at these facilities will be added as the winter season draws closer and can be monitored on our Field Conditions and Facility Schedules page.
Group Skating Outings
Looking to bring your group out to the ice rink? Please contact Kyle Sandine at email@example.com for more information about group skating events.