Open Skate

Skaters on the Pavilion Ice


Due to the Governor's Executive Order, the Pavilion will not be available for rental or programs from November 21 through December 18, 2020.

Ice Season runs from September 8, 2020 to February 20, 2021.

Pavilion Indoor Open Skate

Helmets are required for youth 18 and under.

New hour of Open Skate added on Fridays!

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays is a youth skate for kids ages 12 and under.

Reservations now accepted for all Open Skate sessions

Reservations are not required, but recommended. 25 skaters will be allowed on the ice per session.

Open Skate Sign-Up


  • $3 - Youth under 18 years of age and seniors over 62 (children 5 and under are free)
  • $4 - Adult

Bring Your Own Skates

Hopkins Pavilion does not have skate rental or sharpening. Please bring your own skates.

2020-2021 Public Skate Schedule

2020-21 Public Skate Flyer (PDF)

Sticks & Pucks: 
Weekdays (Mondays through Fridays) - September 8 through February 19
No Session: 11/26, 11/27, 12/24, 12/25

  • 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • For Youth 12 and under, adults allowed on the ice to supervise
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Adults Only (18 years of age and up)
      Pick-up games allowed, goalies skate free
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    • Any Age
    • Pick up games not allowed
    • Rink divided for use by skaters with or without sticks and pucks

Sunday Open Skate:
October 4 - February 14
No Session: 11/22, 11/29

  • Sundays, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • No sticks and pucks allowed


Helmets are recommended for all skaters but are required for skaters under 18. Full gear is recommended for beginners, and younger skaters. Parents are welcome to skate with younger skaters.

Rent the Ice Arena

Plan your next birthday party or pick up game at the Hopkins Pavilion. View the Ice Arena Rentals page for details.

Central Park Outdoor Rink

Warming House

The Central Park warming house is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day of the week.

Free Skate Rink

The free stake rink is not available for rent and is open during warming house hours.

Hockey Rink

The hockey Rink is available for rental outside of Central Park open skate hours.